2nd and 3rd Grade Writing Lessons for Informational and Paragraph Writing

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Are you looking to spice up your writing block with fun, engaging, and meaningful activities? This is UNIT FOUR of an 11 unit series. This unit will guide your students in writing three informational writing pieces and includes everything you need to drive your instruction. We have three themes for this writing unit: Writing Informative Paragraphs with Hamburger Paragraphs (in this week students will also inform the reader about their friend), All About Holidays, My Specialty: _____ where students choose a hobby to write an informative paragraph agbout. We also included everything you need to know about your writing block.

Included in this unit:

-I Can Statements

-Daily Lesson Plans that include everything you need for minilessons, independent practice, and share time.

-Standards for TEKS and Common Core

-Materials for anchor charts

-Graphic Organizers and Student Printables

-Brainstorming Charts and Activities

-Rough Draft Writing Pieces

-Focus on Paragraph Writing

-Focus on Transition Words

-Revising with Sentence Structure, Revising with Adjectives and Adverbs

-Editing with Vivid Verbs

-Simple and Compound Sentences with Conjunctions

-Close Editing Strategies

-Final Publishing Paper and Craft

-Single Column Rubrics

-18 how to writing prompts to display and prompt strips for student journals

In each unit you will guide your students through brainstorming, writing, revising, editing, and publishing. In this specific unit your students will also become paragraph pros!

Write On Components:

-How to group students

-Writing Folder Materials

-Status of the Class Materials

-Writing Templates

-Setting Goals Anchor Chart Materials

-How to Use Rubrics

-How to Set Up Your Writing Block

Check out the individual units below:


WRITE ON! Writing Bootcamp Unit 1

WRITE ON! Personal Narratives Unit 2

WRITE ON! How To Writing Unit 3

WRITE ON! Informational Writing Unit 4

WRITE ON! Research UNIT 5

WRITE ON! Autobiographies and Biographies Unit 6

WRITE ON! Opinion Writing with Persuasive and Letter Writing Unit 7

WRITE ON! Poetry Unit 8

WRITE ON! Fiction Writing Unit 9

WRITE ON! Fairy Tale Writing Unit 10

WRITE ON! End of the Year Writing Unit 11

This unit was made by Hope King and Amy Lemons! We hope you enjoy! There is a lot included in this unit, so make sure you check out the preview!

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1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.


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