New York Times Mentor Texts
This is a great writing resource that provides models/examples of various writing techniques, walks students through analyzing each technique, and then provides guidance for their creating their own piece of writing using the technique.
Critical Friends - Steps for Collaborating as Writers
Teaching Channel video demostrating how to facilitate peer feedback on writing (approximately 9 1/2 minutes)
ACE Writing Strategy Demonstrated
Video explaining and modeling the ACE Writing Strategy (approx. 3 1/2 mis.)
NEW Writing Rubrics - Revised May 2017
Sample of CC Informative, Argumentative, and Narrative Student Writing at Various Grade Levels-
These are writing samples that have been annotated to illustrate the criteria required to meet the Common Core State Standards for particular types of writing—argument, informative/explanatory text, and narrative—in a given grade. Each of the samples exhibits at least the level of quality required to meet the writing standards for that grade.
Writing a Conclusion for a Research Paper
Video that models writing a conclusion for a research paper offering purposes of the conclusion, do's & don't's, and various strategies for concluding a paper. The teacher provides many examples and illustrations as well as a full example conclusion paragraph.
Sample body paragraph with assertion, textual evidence, and elaboration
AP Literature sample - Strategy for creating a body paragraph by making a claim/assertion, supporting it with textual evidence, and adding elaboration/analysis/commentary...explanation and sample provided