All writers of essays need to know how to write a thesis statement. Unfortunately, this proves difficult for inexperienced writers so teaching thesis statements should be the first step in teaching students how to write essays.
This is a really cool plagiarism lesson by Teacher's Pay Teacher's website. You have to pay three dollars for it, and it is really only for upper high school grades. But I believe it will help students to be prepared.
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Teach students to identify and avoid plagiarizing in their writing. This resource from The Reading and Writing Haven has teacher lecture materials and guided practice activities to help middle and high school students distinguish between plagiarizing, sum