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Constitution~4th of July~Paired Text~Writing Prompts~Learning Goals~No Prep!

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Common Core Standards
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Do you need to meet the demands of the new Common Core writing while using a variety of sources? Writing is a tricky skill to teach, but this packet can help.This is a packet of 2 paired texts from both an informational article about the signing of the constitution and a journal entry from Thomas Jefferson. These are stories are both engaging and FUN that get kids excited about learning!
There are three writing prompts included ~informative, narrative, and opinion.

This packet also includes a vocabulary sheet where student use the context clues from the story to create a definition and learning goals and scales for each writing prompt.

The articles are written on a 4th Grade level.

This set offers text-based writing practice prompts using the following essential writing forms:
Narrative - First Person Point of View
Explain - Combine Ideas and Use a Timeline

The third, fourth and fifth-grade content-area topics fall under these categories:
Reading ~ Non-Fiction article
Reading ~ Historical Fictional story - First Person
Social Studies ~ Historical Events leading up to the American Revolution
Reading ~ Text Features

The set also includes the additional features:
Blank writing paper ~ Test Prep Paper
Vocabulary page that introduces content words
Student Goal Setting Page
All Third, Fourth, and fifth-grade student learning goals *Marzano* based on strand one, two, and three of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Common Core Writing Standards.

My specialty is creating materials to prepare students for the new writing assessment. The paired reading and writing sets provides activities that prepare students to complete text-dependent writing prompts. To see my other writing packets click here.

NOTE: This packet was revised and added to on 8/10/15
Thanks a bunch, Amanda Coffee
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