This is something that I would pass out to my class before writing our first paper of the year. I would also tape it to the wall.
A good list of writing topics students should master before high school.
180 Days of Writing Prompts
9th Grade Spelling Words - Spelling List #3
9th grade reading list - book choices for literature and learning #homeschool
How to write a five paragraph essay. Kids should start learning this by ninth grade, if not sooner. Essential high school skill.
Curriculum Guide for 9th Grade English | eHow Highly useful to consider when syllabus and poster-writing.
Teach your students how to analyze text--check out some tips on my latest blog post! Room 213
The Daring English Teacher: Teaching the Research Paper Part 1: Introducing the Research Paper and Preparing Students for the Assignment
Do your secondary English students need help with critical thinking and idea development? Check out my post to get some ideas to help them.