Do you need to meet the demands of the new Common Core writing while using a variety of sources? This set includes 2 paired reading texts and 3 different writing prompts. This is ideal for preparing your 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students for state writing assessments. The paired reading and writing set provides activities that prepare students to complete text-dependent writing prompts.
This set offers text-based writing practice prompts using the following essential writing forms:
✓Narrative - Use details and evidence from the text
✓Opinion - Inference and Character Development
✓Explain - Main Idea
The third, fourth and fifth-grade content-area topics fall under these categories:
✓Science - Earth and Space
✓Social Studies - U.S. History
✓Reading - Use Text Features
✓Reading - Compare two passages (fiction and non-fiction)
The set also includes the additional features:
✓Blank Paper - Test Prep
✓Vocabulary page that introduces content words and requires students to use context clues to determine the meaning.
✓All Third, Fourth, and fifth-grade student learning goals *Marzano* based on strands 1, 2, and 3 of the Common Core Writing Standards.
✓Student Goal Setting Page
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NOTE: This packet was revised and added to on 8/10/15
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