Do your students struggle with how to write a short response for nonfiction texts? Do your learners constantly ask you how to start an elaboration sentence? With the included sentence stem examples and practice activities, your students will learn writing strategies that will show them how to write effective open responses to writing prompts? These "elaboration and paraphrase" writing prompts and evidence cards will help your students practice and master writing short responses and essays in their own words.
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⭐3 Informational Text Passages
⭐18 Evidence Cards
⭐6 Writing Prompts
⭐Elaboration Practice Mat
⭐Elaboration "Ask Myself" Questions Poster
⭐Paraphrase "Ask Myself" Questions Poster
⭐Elaboration Mini Poster (Student Handout)
⭐Paraphrase Mini Poster (Student Handout)
⭐Elaboration Sentence Stems (Student Handout)
⭐Elaboration Sentence Stems and Paraphrased Meanings Chart (Sample)
⭐Elaboration Sentence Stems and Paraphrased Meanings Chart (Blank)
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Your students will be elaborating and paraphrasing their thoughts in their short and open response writing like a pro in no time!