All-About Books: A Nonfiction Writing Unit (Informational Text)

Grade Levels
1st, 2nd
Common Core Standards
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Everything you need to teach your students how to write all-about books! This is an easy to follow nonfiction writing unit. In this pack you'll find focused teaching points for your mini-lessons, anchor charts, graphic organizers, and a completed all-about book example to use with your class.

Contents:
1…All About Books Mentor Text Ideas
2…Day 1: What is an informational book?
3…“What We Notice About Informational Books” {Blank Chart}
4…“What We Notice About Informational Books” {Completed}
5…Day 2: All-About Book Topics
6…“We Are Experts On…” {Blank Chart}
7…“We Are Experts On…” {Completed}
8…“I am an expert on” {Graphic Organizer}
9…Day 3: Telling At Least 5 Facts
10…Experts Know At Least 5 Facts {Printable Chart}
11…Five Facts {Graphic Organizer}
12…Five Facts {Graphic Organizer Completed Example}
13…Day 4: Organizing the All-About Book
14…Book Cover Page
15…Organizing My Book {Graphic Organizer}
16…Organizing My Book {Graphic Organizer Completed Example}
17…Day 5: Creating a Table of Contents
18…Table of Contents {Graphic Organizer}
19…Table of Contents {Graphic Organizer Completed Example}
20… Day 6: Headings
21… Completed page example
22… Paper Option 1: Fewer Lines without Caption or Heading Box
23…Paper Option 2: Fewer Lines with Heading Box
24… Paper Option 3: Fewer Lines with Caption and Heading Box
25…Paper Option 4: More Lines without Caption or Heading Box
26…Paper Option 5: More Lines with Heading Box
27…Paper Option 6: More Lines with Caption Box and Heading Box
28…Day 7: Adding Captions
29…Page example with caption added
30… Day 8: Diagrams
31… Diagram page {Blank}
32… Diagram page {Completed Example}
33… Day 9: Maps
34… Map page {Blank}
35… Map page {Completed Example}
36… Day 10: Bold Words & Glossary
37… Glossary {Blank}
38… Glossary {Completed Example}
39… Day 11: Adding an Introduction
40… Introduction page {Blank}
41… Introduction page {Completed Example}
42… Day 12: Adding a Conclusion
43… Conclusion page {Blank}
44… Conclusion page {Completed Example}
45… Day 13: Revising
46… All-About Book Checklist without introduction and conclusion
47… All-About Book Checklist with introduction and conclusion
48-60…Putting It All Together: All-About Zebras {Completed Example}

Total Pages
64
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

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All-About Books: A Nonfiction Writing Unit (Informational Text)
All-About Books: A Nonfiction Writing Unit (Informational Text)
All-About Books: A Nonfiction Writing Unit (Informational Text)
All-About Books: A Nonfiction Writing Unit (Informational Text)
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