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Common Core Aligned "How to Write a Descriptive Paragraph" focuses on writing a descriptive paragraph about an animal with a topic sentence, supporting sentences and closing sentences.
There are two writing models; Snow Monkeys and Puffins. Each model has a graphic organizer to aid students in deconstructing the paragraph. This process helps students to intuit the structure of a descriptive paragraph.
It draws special attention to a six-step writing process; brainstorm, draft, share, edit, revise and publish. There is a checklist to aid students in monitoring their progress through a writing process.
The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. The workbook is printed on loose leaf notebook style paper. This is useful if you live overseas and have trouble finding the traditional loose leaf paper sold in North America.