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Compare / Contrast Writing Unit for middle school (editable, scaffolded)

Grade Levels
5th - 9th
Standards
Formats Included
  • Zip
Pages
22 pages

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Description

Editable compare / contrast writing unit for English Language Arts grades 5 - 8.

Everything you need to guide your students through the process of writing a comparison and contrast.

*No prep needed. Everything is already assembled!
*Guided, step-by-step instructions for both you and your students
*Rewriting & editing checklists
*Holistic and rubric grading forms

Help your students master the writing process by taking them through it step-by-step.

This compare / contrast writing unit includes....
1. Teacher instructions - complete instructions including content notes and suggested pacing

2. Student handout - a 12-page guide that walks the students through the writing process. This includes....
* Teaching them the key elements of a story
* Helping them choose a topic
* Guiding them through the research phase
* Helping them create a plot diagram, develop their characters, choose a point of view, etc.
* Giving them direction for writing a rough draft
* Providing them checklists to both rewrite then edit their drafts

3. Two grading options - both a holistic and rubric grading form are provided with instructions for how to use each of them.

4. Sample story - the sample story provides inspiration and serves as an example for the students

The file also includes both a PDF and editable Word version of the file.

Let me know if you have any questions.

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
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.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
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.

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