Writing Tools

In this section, you'll find samples and forms that will help you plan, write, revise, and edit different kinds of writing.

Mentor Texts
Here are some published pieces to use as models for your own writing.

Writing Plans
Planning ahead and organizing your ideas makes writing easier and clearer. Use these forms to help you think about what you want to say.

Sample Criteria
Criteria list what you need to include in your writing. Use these samples, or those you develop with your teacher, to evaluate different kinds of writing.

Peer- and Self-Evaluation
Use these forms to examine your own writing (self-evaluation) or help a writing partner look at it (peer-evaluation) to improve your draft.

Tips and Guidelines
Look here for help with planning and drafting different kinds of writing.