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Understanding Prompts: Expository, Narrative, & Persuasive Skill Sheets

Grade Levels
3rd, 4th, 5th
Resource Types
Common Core Standards
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.3.2, W.3.3
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Use these activities and printables to help your students understand the three (3) CCSS types of writing. When students know what type of writing is needed-- opinion (persuasive), informative/explanatory (expository), and narrative -- it's a lot easier to respond to a variety of prompts. Use these ready-to-use printables to introduce and review identifying the three kinds of writing. NO PREP!

Activities include:
-- review handout and lesson (steps for writing a unified paragraph),
-- vocabulary practice,
-- sequencing,
-- matching,
-- fill-in-the-blank, and
-- short answer response.

Materials include:
-- a review of common writing vocabulary (EX: prewriting, prompt, edit, etc.)
-- six (6) printable activities with full-page answer keys,
-- teaching suggestions, and
-- ideas for additional practice.

These skill sheets can be used on their own, to supplement current teaching materials, and/or in conjunction with the companion product, Understanding Prompts: Expository, Narrative, & Persuasive PowerPoint.

All Lessons4Now writing materials provide an organized, step-by-step approach to writing that introduces vocabulary and important writing concepts with examples. Students' writing skills improve through practice, as well as ongoing self and group assessments.

This product relates to the following CCSS standard(s). Please note that this list may represent only a partial list of all standards and/or strands that apply.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1 - 5.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2 - 5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3 - 5.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

You might also like these companion products:
Paragraph Writing Introduction: Steps of Writing Process & Vocabulary FREE
Paragraph Writing Introduction: PowerPoint
Paragraph Writing Introduction: Skill Sheets
Persuasive/Opinion Paragraph Packet

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Total Pages
13
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 hours

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