Liven up writing lessons with this teaching resource and companion Notebook files that take full advantage of the SMART Board’s interactive features. Includes five units that teach students different kinds of expository writing, research and note-taking techniques, parts of an essay, traits of good writing, and more. Students can easily move, highlight, underline, and change text right on the board. Each step-by-step mini-lesson has a corresponding Notebook file. A surefire way to motivate and engage every student!<br />How to use this product: SMART Board Tech Tip: If your “how-to” instructions call for drawing basic shapes like triangles, circles, or rectangles, SMART Notebook has two tools that can help you perfect your artistry! Go to the Shapes tool to select a pre-drawn basic shape. Or, use the Shape Recognition pen to draw a shape on your own. The software should recognize the shape you are trying to draw and snap the lines into place!