This resource contains a link to the ReadWriteThink website. ReadWriteThink is the excellent site of the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Council of the Teachers of English (NCTE). It is filled with fantastic lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate, specific and aligned to Common Core Standards. It also provides links to professional development opportunities. The other part of this resource contains a wide variety of writing prompts related to Social Studies, a persuasive essay assignment for grade 6, an excellent previously reviewed resource on Personal Narrative, and an excellent previously reviewed characterization worksheet.