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5th Grade Informative + Expository Writing | Unit 5 | 6 Weeks of Lesson Plans

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5th, Homeschool
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128 pages
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Dear 5th grade teacher friends,

Whew! This unit is JAM PACKED with everything you need to teach Informative writing. This 6 week unit has all the right tools to make teaching informative writing a cinch!

Included in this unit:
• Detailed Daily Lesson Plans for Unit 5 | 30+ days worth of lessons!
Interactive Notebook Pages to Glue Into Student's Writer's Notebooks
• Writer’s Workshop Year at a Glance
Rubrics for Grading Student Work {Using Standards Based Grading}
• Several How To PowerPoints that teach Citing Your Sources, Researching Topics, and MORE!
• Research Project TEMPLATES
• Research Project EXAMPLES
• Management Ideas and Forms!
• Whole Group and Individual Class Lists
Common Core Student Checklists
• And additional forms

These lessons (listed below) will smoothly integrate into any 5th grade classroom, helping you teach 5th grade informative writers who enjoy researching and writing! You do not need to buy all 7 units to implement this in your classroom!

Make sure you have everything you need - pick up these editable forms and rubrics to make your life easier!

Editable Writing Forms for Unit 1 - Back to School Loving Writing in 5th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 2 – Narrative Writing in 5th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 3 – Opinion Writing in 5th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 4 – Writing on Demand for 4th-6th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 5 – Informative Writing in 5th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 6 – Poetry Writing in 5th Grade
Editable Writing Forms for Unit 7 –Writing a Novel in 5th Grade

Units 1-7 are available in my my store OR bundled!
5th Grade Writing Units Bundled!

Unit 1- Back to School Writing in 5th Grade
Unit 2- Narrative Writing in 5th Grade
Unit 3- Opinion Writing in 5th Grade
Unit 4- Writing on Demand in 4th, 5th, & 6th Grade
Unit 5- Informative and Expository Writing in 5th Grade
Unit 6- Poetry Writing in 5th Grade
Unit 7- Writing a Novel in 5th Grade

Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions you may have before purchasing this item! I would be happy to talk with you about it! {Appleslices4th@gmail.com}

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Lesson Plans Included:
- Informative Writing Pre Assessment
- What is Informative Writing?
- Self Assessing with a Rubric
- Choosing an Informative Writing Topic
- Narrowing Down Your Topic
- Research Your Topic
- Taking Notes
- Finding Information in Your Research
- Taking Notes During Your Research
- Organizing Your Notes During Research
- Choosing an Informative Report Style
- How to Use Your Notes and Getting Organized Page
- Writing a Thesis Statement and Introduction
- Using Transitions in Your Informative Writing Piece
- Using Vocabulary That is Domain Specific
- Including Definitions in Your Informative Writing
- Including Quotations in Your Informative Writing
- Writing a Conclusion for Your Informative Writing
- Adding a Works Cited Page to Your Writing
- Reflect on Informative Writing
- Informative Writing Post Assessment
- Informative Writing Celebration

Total Pages
128 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.


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