Are you looking to add more informational reading and writing into your curriculum? This resource uses the interesting topic of bats to help your students do some research and informative writing.
*circle map to record bat facts learned
*bubble map to describe bats using adjectives
*double bubble comparing two bat nonfiction texts
*tree map to sort fiction and nonfiction titles
*informative writing planning sheet
*bat writing paper
*anchor chart samples
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
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