Help boost student writing confidence and mastery with Set 3 of daily STAAR writing warm ups. Students revise and edit sample expository texts while they practice key writing skills. This is a digital resource that can be used with Google Drive or One Drive.
You can use these in any order and to support whatever writing mode you are working on.
Each day addresses a different skill.
• sentence structure
• word choice
Expository writing modes include:
• response to literary text
This resource takes students through six weeks of expository writing skills where they have the opportunity to practice specific writing standards.
The resource includes:
• 30 student warm up activities
• week 1 (description): present effective introduction, revise sentence structure (complex sentence), identify inappropriate details, develop main idea, punctuation
• week 2 (cause/effect): create a thesis, internal cohesion (transitions), use of conjunctive adverbs, develop conclusion, proofread for spelling, grammar, punctuation
• week 3 (procedural): logical development of ideas, sentence variety analysis, precise word choice, external coherence (transitions), misplaced modifiers
• week 4 (compare/contrast): choosing an organizational strategy, sentence variety, figurative language, indefinite pronouns, parenthesis use
• week 5 (persuasive): supporting argument with facts, sentence structure, verb variety, internal coherence (transitions), using a colon
• week 6 (literary response): incorporating textual evidence, internal coherence, relative pronouns, eliminating unnecessary detail, punctuation
• suggested answer key - please note that student answers will vary. The answer key provides you an idea of how your students might address the task.
This is a zipped file that includes two files:
• teacher guide with link to the digital file
• suggested answer key
When you purchase this resource, you will receive a link to the warm ups that you can share with your students.
Reasons to ♥ this resource:
• ready to share with your students
• provides daily writing reinforcement
• has vibrant, engaging photos and topics to capture students' interest
• fun digital format
Perfect for daily warm up, review, writing centers, or mini lesson. Students can work independently or with a partner.
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This is the digital version of:
Set 3: Expository Daily Writing Warm Ups for STAAR
This product works well with the other daily warm ups!
Set 1: STAAR Writing Warm Ups
Set 2: STAAR Daily Writing Warm Ups
Set 4: Persuasive Writing: Daily Editing Warm Ups
Save $$ with the bundle:Sets 1, 2 & 3: STAAR Daily Writing Warm Up Bundle
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