Help students with writing informational text in the manner of the Common Core English Language Arts. This unit uses engaging science content.
1. Use Teacher Pages to teach the concept in easy-to-follow steps.
2. Have students follow the Teacher Model Paragraph about ants. 3. Have students write their own expository paragraphs using the Ants Writing Frame.
4. Use the foldable art project idea for a brain break or notetaking.
-I CAN poster
-Teacher-created Nonfiction Passage (grades 2 to 3)
-Teacher materials for teaching topic sentences
-Introduction to the topic sentence/main idea concept
-Explanation of weak, good, and best examples
-Student recording sheet for example sentences
-Writing Frame printable for Ant Expository Paragraph
-Ant Facts organizer
-Teacher model Ants Expository Paragraph
-Link to useful video for introducing this unit from National Geographic Kids
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