Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This Writing Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.Get the *original* Interactive Writing Notebooks - Over 30,000 copies sold!This resource is now part of an interactive notebook bundle. Find the bundle here.***********************************************Each of the 26 lessons includes a photo of the finished product, teacher’s notes, teacher’s
Paragraph writing activities and Writing Prompts for the Entire Year! Paragraph of the Week, a weekly paragraph writing practice system, will provide your students with LOTS of practice opportunities in writing well-organized paragraphs in a fun and enjoyable way.DIGITAL Version also included! Students can type directly on the pages. Created with Google Slides. Perfect for Google Classroom or any online learning platform. There is a total of 60 EDITABLE Paragraph of the Week Activities. Student
❝ My students struggled to understand what a paragraph was before we started using this resource. We now use this for our "Paragraph of the Week" and they love it! It's high structure and clear prompts, keep my students engaged and successful. Their paragraph writing is already growing by leaps and bounds! ❞ -Marissa D.Paragraph writing just got easier! Whether you need print or digital, these ready-to-use pages (and slides) are an effective way to help your students learn how to write a paragra
This first grade writing bundle is aligned to the Common Core standards and helps students with personal narratives, opinion writing, and informative writing as they work through the writing process. Students will brainstorm, draw, write, revise, edit and publish their own writing pieces for each genre of writing. This unit covers narrative writing, opinion writing and informative writing for all first grade writing standards!Each unit includes:Daily lessons set up in the "I do, We do, You do" f
Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this biography project resource includes materials for students to use while conducting research, as well as materials for the presentation of their final writing piece, in a Biography Lapbook. To complete this project, students:• read biographies,• use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool to organize their writing,• write informative text in five paragraphs, including an introduction paragraph, three body paragraphs, and a concluding paragra
This informative writing workshop unit was created to help your students create an All About Book about their favorite animal. They will go through the research and writing processes as the unit aligns directly with the common core standards!Each year my first grade students research animals and create their own All About Books! This pack guides you step-by-step as you help your kids discover their love for non-fiction texts and writing. In the end, you have some adorable and informative books f
Looking for a way to make teaching paragraph writing so much easier ? Want to help your students write well-crafted paragraphs? This Complete Paragraph Writing Bundle in both print and digital will help you teach each part of the paragraph in a direct way! It combines four of my very popular writing strategy sets: Paragraph Color Coding and Outlining, Topic Sentences, Transitions in Writing, and Conclusion Sentences. Everything you need is here to help your students truly understand how to creat
This comprehensive unit addresses all of the informational writing standards! This file is available as a traditional PDF file, AND all student forms are available in Google Docs for easy availability to Google Classroom. ********************************************************************This is a 6-week unit that is broken down to day by day lessons. Each lesson contains directions for a mini lesson, independent work time, and share time. There is also an additional handout or guided practice
If you’re one of the thousands who made the BIOGRAPHY LAPBOOK a best-selling item, you’ll love this one, too! Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this animals resource includes materials for students to use while conducting research using nonfiction texts, as well as materials for the presentation of their final informational writing piece, in an Animals Lapbook. To complete this project, students:• read nonfiction texts,• use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool to organize t
“Finally, a thorough writing instructional unit. This is meaningful work that helps the students become better writers - and independent.” - Donna D.If teaching writing has ever made you cry, weep, tear out your hair, question your existence, or binge-watch reality television—because it’s just that frustrating and overwhelming—I made this resource for you. If your students dread writing time more than meatloaf in the school cafeteria...I made this resource for them, too. We promise you: if any
You want your students to receive meaningful feedback on their papers and grow as writers. You also, though, need to have time to recharge on weekends and holidays without the burden of endless essay stacks hanging over your head.With my five-minute-per-essay grading system, you’ll zip through your stacks of papers, saving HOURS of time. Before I created this system, it took me 15-to-20 minutes to grade an essay. Now, with the use of a detailed coding system and a content rubric that’s laser-foc
❝ Love this resource! It teaches all the stages of the writing process and gives you great writing prompts! I showed this to our curriculum director and she was very pleased with it. ❞ -Tina F.Paragraph writing just got easier! Whether you need print or digital, these ready-to-use pages (and slides) are an effective way to help your students learn how to write a paragraph. You'll get everything you need for opinion, informative, and narrative writing. ◈ Check out the product preview to see it
This is the companion to my Interactive Writing Notebooks, picking up where it leaves off with more advanced writing assignments. Just like my other products, all of these lessons are differentiated and scaffolded to meet ALL of your students' needs.
This product includes 5 very detailed writing units that will likely take between 1-2 weeks to complete each one. These units can be done in any order but do increase in difficulty with each one.
You do not have to have my Interactive Writing Note
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES MEGA BUNDLE and is also included in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts.
Students won't struggle writing an argument with my graphic organiz
This product includes 40 weeks of Writing Prompts (with a total of 200 prompts). Each day of the week is a different theme:Make-Believe Monday - Provides students with a start for writing a narrative. Top 10 Tuesday - Provides students a topic for writing a Top 10 list.Words of Wisdom Wednesday - Provides students with a famous quote to respond to.My Thoughts Thursday - Asks students to share their thoughts/opinions on a given topic.Flashback Friday - Asks students to share about a past memory o
Help your high school and advanced middle school students win their written arguments with these easy-to-follow essay writing materials. This bundle of interactive, step-by-step materials inspires even my most reluctant students to put pen to paper. Activities/handouts featuring modern design elements will guide your students as they learn to craft their own meaningful and effective argumentative essays. Easy prep for you; excellent growth for your students’ writing skills.Just print and teach!I
Looking for something to help your students with their WRITING? This easy-to-use set of activities, graphic organizers, and templates will help your students write persuasive, narrative, descriptive, and expository pieces. Templates can be used all year for multiple writing assignments and can easily be differentiated for varying grades and abilities. Includes five of my writing packages with detailed assignment sheets, mentor texts, self-assessment rubrics, peer editing activities, grading ru
This paragraph writing resource bundle has everything you need to teach your students how to write a well-organized paragraph in any type of expository (non-fiction) writing.Includes a PRINTABLE and DIGITAL version! Use with Google Classroom or ANY online learning platform.This Resource Includes:✔ 1 PowerPoint Lesson Presentation (27 slides, includes practice opportunities) - This highly animated PowerPoint lesson explains the necessary parts of a paragraph (topic sentence, details, conclusion s
This procedural writing unit is perfect for the primary grades! It includes plenty of how to writing paper, prompts, activities, anchor charts and more!Take your students through the writer's workshop process of brainstorming, writing, editing/revising and publishing their very own how-to booklets!Looking for more writing resources?! You can find ALL my writing resources for a fraction of the price here in my FIRST GRADE WRITING - EVERGROWING BUNDLE!In this unit:- How I use this unit in my class
This pack is just what you need to do an AWESOME ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT either in the classroom or an extension project at home. My kiddos LOVED these activities and the amount of choice they had within the project!* * DIFFERENTIATED ACTIVITIES INCLUDED * *This resource has been used by teachers in Kindergarten-Fifth Grade! Easily adjusted based on what is included! In this pack: → Detailed teacher notes on the many ways to use this pack → Photographs of how I used activities in my room→ 10 Gr
This resource on Informative Writing was designed to teach students about the genre of informative writing, and to walk them through the process of writing their first informative essay. Digital pages are available for the student pages only. These can be used with Google Slides or PowerPoint.This unit is broken down into 18 lessons and should be used over the course of 5 to 6 weeks:Lesson 1: Diving Into to Informative TextsLesson 2: What is Informative Writing?Lesson 3: Informative Writing T
BEST SELLER!! Does it seem like you give students the same generic compliments on their writing over and over? Do you struggle to find kind, supportive ways to suggest improvements? Have you given up on detailed feedback because it's just too time-consuming to provide?This document contains hundreds of comment suggestions to help you give meaningful feedback to students on their writing assignments. You can use these comments to help guide your conversations during writing workshop and writing c
This fun, high interest opinion writing unit with inspire even your most reluctant writers! Would your students rather be chased by a rhino or a hippo? Would your students rather have a pet chimpanzee or python? These are just a couple of the intriguing questions your class will ponder during this complete 4-week opinion writing unit! Through classroom activities, teacher modeling, and guided instruction you will teach your students about opinions and facts, pros and cons, transitions, how to
This is a no prep, engaging, and fun writing activity for St. Patrick's Day. Students color in the stripes on the rainbow according to things that are unique to them. They use the rainbow as a plan for writing. Included are the rainbow and writing line options for kindergarten - third grade.