This writing unit focuses on explanatory and informative (expository) writing and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. It has also been recently updated to include Google Drive / Google Classroom editable handouts (perfect for distance learning!) and MLA 8 style handouts.This IS included
Call it what you will - Expository, Informative, or Explanatory Writing - this bundle includes 12 lessons in planning and drafting writing process steps. Your students will be writing well-organized essays in two-to-three weeks! (Within the unit, the students will see Common Core terminology of Inf
Included are five different Informative-Explanatory writing prompts. These lessons will help your students find success in writing informative paragraphs, letters and essays.These lessons are designed so that you follow the gradual release of responsibility model. Each lesson can be used, with that
This collection includes the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade version of a detailed 4-point rubric that assesses three Common Core Standards:
W.6/7/8.2 (Write informative/explanatory texts)
W.6/7/8.5 (Develop and strengthen writing)
W.6/7/8.9 (Draw evidence from literary or informational texts)
This 850+ paged writing unit is offers a wide variety of writing prompts. It covers Narrative, Opinion, Informative, and Explanatory paragraph writing. Below is each of the units and a detail description of what is included:
Narrative Paragraph Writing Unit!!! This 346 page Narrative Paragraph Wr
This Informative and Explanatory writing resource has all you need for a writing center. It includes task cards, graphic organizers, checklists and more! It can also be can be used with a whole class when teaching Informative and Explanatory writing.
• 24 Task Cards with Informative and
This is a generic topic template unit for writing informative or explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly to meet the C.C.S.S.
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Spring Informative/Explanatory Writing unit: This common core writing unit teaches kids to begin to use mentor (paired) texts and gives you the option to teach them to cite an article when writing an informative piece. There are 4 prompts and week long activities to go with each prompt.
Common Core Informative Explanatory Writing Rubric Grades 6-12This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.Detailed rubric for informative and explanatory writing, aligned to the Common Core State Standards for writing (W.2 strand) with a second rubric incorporating
This flip book and graphic organizers are all you need to set up an easy informative and explanatory writing center. Students can also have a copy of their own to keep at their desks.
All the information in the flip book is already filled out including 12 writing prompts for students to choose from
This 12 page document is an excellent resource to use when teaching informational/explanatory writing. The document includes two posters that show students that this genre has two purposes (first to inform the reader and second to state a procedure). The document also includes two note taking sheet,
Over 190 slides and 110 pages of notes and formative writing resources. This writing bundle focuses on developing student skills in explanatory or informational essay writing. Each lesson provides guided writing exercises that address: analyzing a prompt, writing thesis statements, introduction pa
With this writing process tool, you will teach your students to plan and prewrite in a powerful new way.
- A two page template guide/handout for student reference
- A summary of lesson components and prerequisites
- An extensive lesson plan with detailed descriptions of how to teach each
Fall Informative (expository)/Explanatory Writing unit: This common core writing unit teaches kids to begin to use mentor (paired) texts and gives you the option to teach them to cite an article when writing an informative piece. There are 4 prompts and week long activities to go with each prompt.
Students and teachers can use this 3-page document to understand the components of informational / explanatory writing. After students read a text, they may use the outline on page 1 to plan out their multi-paragraph essay. Teachers may also choose to share the student sample outline on page 2 and
Want to introduce or review informative/explanatory writing? This packet is a fun way to do that during the winter months. This pack includes:
- 3 weeks of lesson plans
- writing prompt cards (kids will write about how to make a snow man, how to make a snow angel, penguins, and winter holidays (
Use this engaging revising and editing lesson plan to help students improve their expository, informative, and explanatory writing. Students engage in a whole-class revision activity providing constructive and standards-based feedback to their peers. This product includes a lesson plan following the
This writing packet focuses on informative and explanatory writing, aimed at the First/Second Grade level. Included are a variety of prompts and writing pages to assist your kiddos in writing practice of this kind.
There are a total of 15 prompts, each with a planning page and writing page. The p
Informative/Expository/How-to Writing Assessment Rubric aligned with Common Core State Standards for Language and Writing. Used to supplement Lucy Calkins Nonfiction Chapter Books Unit of Study. Created by Growing Brains.
Do you dread reading your students' informative, explanatory, and expository essays? These six (6) lessons for the planning stage of the writing process are designed to prepare your students to write well-organized essays in two-to-three weeks that will make your teacher heart happy and proud! Pres
This resources contains a rubric for informational and explanatory writing. Students will exchange drafts with a partner and will score their partner's response based on the rubric. They will also provide specific feedback on the writer's strengths and an area for improvement.
This is meant for sh
Guide your informative explanatory writing unit with leveled anchor papers, kid-friendly rubrics, differentiated graphic organizers, mini-lessons, mentor posters, report templates and more to help support students to create their own unique informative explanatory reports. Informative & explanat
A comprehensive pack of resources - explanatory and information writing (Common Core) non-chronological report writing ( UK)
These resources include a:
1st presentation that introduces the general features of report writing in a colorful, child friendly format that leads the learners through the s
This unit will walk students through the process of a informational piece of writing. It is a ten day unit. Students will brainstorm an idea, research their topic, draft, edit, revise, and publish as they learn about a new hobby. This unit was created with a writer's workshop in mind, but is easily