Argumentative, Narrative, & Informative Writing DISTANCE LEARNING Bundle

Joy Sexton
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5th - 8th
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    Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing will be so much easier to teach with these DIGITAL step-by-step units that lead your students seamlessly through the process! All three writing units are so convenient for distance learning. Grab this bundle at a nice discount and have all three standards-based writing units.

    You’ll love the scaffolded activities that make the tasks manageable and help students produce strong writing pieces! Original mentor texts that closely model structure and writing requirements are included for all units. Clear directions between each task help students to self-pace for differentiation.

    All the work has been done for you. And you will enjoy the results.

    *NOTE: This is a DIGITAL resource created for use with Google Drive or Microsoft One Note. If you are interested in a PRINT version, click this title: Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing Unit BUNDLE for Middle School


    Teachers who have used these digital writing units say:

    • “Thank you for making my life so much easier . . . this was easy to implement
      and my student’s essays were the best they’ve ever submitted.”
    • “This was a wonderful way to scaffold the writing process and for my students to
      have a guide. Especially useful for having students work at their own pace.
      Would recommend to any and every one.”
    • “This is working wonderfully with my middle school writing class. It broke it down
      enough, so the writing process did not seem daunting.”
    • “This is a great resource to help students become self-motivated and learn how to self-pace. Very thorough in helping to improve student writing.”
    • “What a tremendous help this was is walking my kids through the process. We
      left with some really strong writing with clear expectations.”


    In the download, you will have a PDF with:

    --links that allows you to access the resource

    --instructions for uploading and using the resource with students

    --Teacher Guidelines for using the resource

    --Common Core standards and differentiation

    The Narrative Writing Digital Unit Contains:

    · Writing a Personal Narrative

    · Original Mentor Text – “All in a Moment”

    · Topic Jumpstarts/Brainstorming

    · Narrow Down Your Topic

    · Planning Your Writing

    · Drafting Your Lead

    · Drafting Your Narrative

    · Punctuating Dialogue

    · Transitions

    · Awesome Adjectives

    · Sensory Adjectives

    · Voice in Your Writing

    · Revising Your Draft

    · Editing Checklist

    · Final Copy

    · Narrative Writing Rubric

    · Teacher Guidelines for the Unit

    The Argumentative Essay Digital Writing Unit Contains:

    · Argumentative Essay Structure

    · Topic Choices

    · Internet Research

    · Pre-Writing Organizer

    · Writing the Introduction (Guided Template)

    · Student Examples of An Introduction

    · Writing Body Paragraphs (Guided Templates)

    · Writing the Counterclaim (Guided Template)

    · Writing the Conclusion (Guided Template)

    · Writing the Works Cited

    · Mentor Text

    · Writing Tips

    · Final Essay

    · Student Self-Evaluation Checklist

    · Amended Slides for 6th Grade (No Counterclaim)

    · Grading Rubric

    · Teacher Guidelines for the Unit

    The Informational Writing Digital Unit contains 5 types of Informational Essays:

    1. Research-Based Essay

    2. Compare / Contrast Essay

    3. Problem / Solution Essay

    4. Descriptive Essay

    5. How-To (Process) Essay

    For each type of Informational Essay, the unit includes:

    · Essay Type with Description & Structure

    · Choosing a Topic

    · Pre-Writing Organizer

    · Writing an Attention Grabber

    · Drafting the Introduction

    · Drafting the Body Paragraphs

    · Drafting the Conclusion

    · Use Transitions

    · Revising and Editing Checklist

    · Original Mentor Text

    · What Do You Notice? Peer Discussion Slips

    · Final Essay

    · Peer Exchange/Feedback

    · Teacher Guidelines / Differentiation

    Also Included for the Research-Based Essay

    · Notes Sheet

    · Creating Sub-Topics

    · The Works Cited

    Teachers have had awesome results with these writing units, and now you can purchase them bundled at a savings! Your students will enjoy the mentor texts, as well as the organization and clarity of the lessons.

    Check out the PREVIEW for each of the included units.

    Thanks! --Joy

    Total Pages
    234 pages
    Answer Key
    Does not apply
    Teaching Duration
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
    Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
    With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
    Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
    Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.


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