**Updated with additional items 2/20/15!
All the essential printables, lessons and handouts you need to help your students with their Common Core writing assignments.
* Common Core rubric collection (informative/explanatory, argumentative, narrative and research rubrics)
* 4-Square Writing Guide / cheat sheet for students-- great to keep in student binders
* Teaching Commentary one-day lesson
* Commentary sentence frames to help your students write better analytic commentary
* Informative / Explanatory Essay template for students (graphic organizer and drafting tool)
* MLA format guide
* Summary Writing frame for Informational Text
* Summary Writing frame for standard summaries
* Reading Informational text graphic organizer
Various fonts and graphics courtesy of:
The 3am Teacher
Wizard of Boz
Graphics from the Pond
The Hazel Owl