Argument Writing, Narrative Writing, Informational Writing PRINT & DIGITAL

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    Argument, narrative, and informative essays are fun and easy to teach when you use strong mentor texts and a step-by-step process. These highly-rated writing units include everything you need, all in one place.

    Each writing resource is comprehensive and easy to use. The lessons at a glance pages are also included in an editable format for easy insertion into a digital plan-book.

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    • "This resource is so well laid out, I was able to print and go. The many examples of how to structure each type of writing really helped my students see what was expected of them when they went to complete the accompanying assignments."
    • "I have used this resource a TON in my 6th grade classroom. The lessons are well-thought-out and provide step-by-step instructions to help students with their writing. It is very comprehensive, and I wouldn't want to teach any of these types of writing without it!"
    • "I LOVE this product. I saw the most phenomenal writing from my students using this as a guide for my instruction. The argument essays from my students this year were far better than any I have seen. The structure was so helpful for them. THANK YOU!!!"

    *The argumentative writing resource now has 40 editable pages and a link to a Google Drive version.

    Argumentative Essay Writing

    ♦ Options for Using the Unit

    ♦ At-a-Glance Daily Lesson Plans

    ♦ 40 Editable Pages for customization to your liking

    ♦ Argumentative Writing Terminology

    ♦ Organizing and Planning the Argument Essay

    ♦ Writing the Introductory Paragraph

    ♦ Writing the Body Paragraphs

    ♦ Writing the Counter Argument Body Paragraph

    ♦ Writing a Strong Conclusion

    ♦ Argument Mentor Texts

    ♦ Essay Organization Puzzle Challenge

    ♦ Suggestions for Choosing an Argument Topic

    ♦ Argumentative Essay Student Checklist

    ♦ Argument Essay Writing Rubric

    ♦ and more!

    Narrative Writing Workshop

    ♦ Options for Use

    ♦ At-a-Glance Daily Lesson Plans

    ♦ Personal Narrative Writing

    ♦ Biographical Narrative Writing

    ♦ Fictional Narrative Writing

    ♦ Narrative Requirements

    ♦ Personal Narrative Example: “Fun” Phobia

    ♦ Gathering Ideas for a Personal Narrative

    ♦ Biographical Narrative: Big Hal and the Metallic Roof

    ♦ Gathering Ideas for a Personal Narrative

    ♦ Fictional Narrative: Death Comes to Baghdad

    ♦ Generating Ideas for a Fictional Narrative

    ♦ Planning Pages: Flowchart, Plot Map, and Plot Diagram

    ♦ Magnetic Narrative Starters

    ♦ Point of View

    ♦ Creating Characters

    ♦ Narrative Writing Transition Words

    ♦ Writing Dialogue

    ♦ Paragraphing

    ♦ Dynamic Endings

    ♦ Writing with Voice

    ♦ Using Sensory Details

    ♦ Using Concrete Language

    ♦ Choosing a Title

    ♦ Student Revision Checklist

    ♦ Narrative Writing Rubric

    ♦ And More...

    Informational Essay Writing

    ♦ At-a-Glance Daily Lesson Plans

    ♦ How to Use the Unit: Students will begin by reading and analyzing high interest, informational essays that serve as mentor texts:

    ♦ Informative-Sequence Essay: "The Life Cycle of a Butterfly"

    ♦ Informative- Descriptive Essay: "Everyone Learns Differently"

    ♦ Informative- Compare/Contrast Essay: "Moving into Middle"

    ♦ Informative- Problem and Solution Essay: "Cell Phones in School"

    ♦ Informative- Cause and Effect Essay: "The Reasons for Poor Test Grades"

    * Each sample essay includes questions (and answer keys) on text structure and purpose.

    Also includes

    ♦ 35 prompts for informative writing

    ♦ organizational pattern information, practice, and answer key

    ♦ choosing an informative writing topic

    ♦ writing an introduction: text and visual

    ♦ graphic organizers for each organizational pattern

    ♦ student revision checklist

    ♦ informational writing rubric

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    Teaching Duration
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
    Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
    Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
    Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
    Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.


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