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2nd 3rd Grade Writing Workshop Bundle~ Common Core Writing with Minilessons

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    Writing: Common Core Writing Bundle


    This bundle contains 4 products: Personal Narrative Writing, Realistic Fiction, Non fiction Writing with Expert Topics, and Opinion Writing. Happy Writing!

    Nonfiction Writing Unit- Expert Topics with MINILESSONS ADDED

    This unit is common core aligned and chock full of resources to launch a non fiction writing unit. It contains everything from planning sheets, and graphic organizers for pulling headings and details from a larger topic, to samples of how to web a larger idea. It contains all of the book pages you need to create a final copy or published book. It contains text feature pages so your students can create the following:

    index, glossary, photographs page with captions, diagram, table of contents, fun facts, and sidebars. It also includes book covers for the final copy and folder covers for the planning phase. I have also included specific instructions for you, varied samples and writing paper choices, and a dedication and about the author page. I hope you like it!

    Realistic Fiction MINILESSONS ADDED

    This packet contains several resources and graphic organizers to help your students through the writing process. It has a strong character development focus while incorporating the components of a realistic fiction story and several components of a small moments story. I hope you can use it in your classroom. Take a peek at what's inside:

    *14 Minilessons

    * 1 nonfiction/fiction sorting sheet

    * 2 partner resources for peer editing and revising

    * Story strips for retelling with a partner

    * 14 Fun and colorful charts relaying the components of a realistic fiction story

    * 6 planning sheets related to sketching ideas, and story elements

    * 5 graphic organizers related to character development with models and photos

    * Photos of anchor charts related to setting

    * 4 Show feelings organizers with models

    * Sheet for students to make nameplates for their characters

    * 3 writing sheets separating beginning, middle, end

    * 1 planning sheet to help link end to the beginning

    * Realistic Fiction Checklist

    * Teacher notes

    * Student sample of completed story

    This packet does not contain scripted mini lessons.

    Writing Personal Narratives MINILESSONS ADDED

    This packet is filled with resources to help your students (grades 1-3) in the personal narrative writing process. It includes the following:

    * 10 colorful charts, each illustrating a component of a tiny moment story-these can help guide and/or support your mini lessons(mini lessons are included)

    * 3 student samples

    * 3 pp Teacher notes/ideas

    * a student resource for generating ideas

    * 2 graphic organizers (whole pie vs slice) for pulling out tiny moments

    * a graphic organizer for planning and sketching out story

    * 2 graphic organizers for incorporating senses and stretching what we say, think, feel and do in the moment

    * 2 story maps

    * TAG chart for talking out stories with peer partners

    * Story strips for talking out stories with partners

    * Sheet for recording peer suggestions on post-its

    * 5 resources containing scripts with detailed student examples of how to incorporate the five senses

    * a student checklist to use during and after writing

    * a student resource to use with regard to word choice(i.e. sparkle words)

    My Strong Opinions- An Opinion Writing Unit MINILESSONS ADDED

    This product will take your opinion writers from the most basic skills of opinion writing to challenging themselves while making comparisons between two topics and making personal connections to strengthen their opinions. They will express their opinions about the books they read and write letters to friends, parents, and teachers. I have divided this packet into sections. Included in this packet are:

    *11 scripted minilessons

    *12 colorful posters to teach components of opinion writing

    *5 models or examples of writing( for each section)

    *3 opinion checklists

    *Several blank sheets for your student generated ideas

    *Tons of teacher notes

    *Breakdown sheets detailing each section with directions for use

    Section 1 "The Best Season"-

    3 graphic organizers

    3 writing papers

    Section 2 "The Best Subject"-

    3 graphic organizers

    3 writing papers

    Section 3 "Comparing Cats and Dogs-

    3 graphic organizers

    2 writing papers

    Section 4 Letter Writing-

    2 pages of writing prompts

    2 graphic organizers(1 blank)

    Letter writing papers

    Section 5 Opinions on Books We Read-

    3 graphic organizers

    4 writing papers

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Provide a sense of closure.
    Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
    Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
    Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
    Provide a concluding statement or section.


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