Fall Informative (expository)/Explanatory Writing unit: This common core writing unit teaches kids to begin to use mentor (paired) texts and gives you the option to teach them to cite an article when writing an informative piece. There are 4 prompts and week long activities to go with each prompt. These can be used in class or sent for homework.
The unit includes:
Text type posters featuring parts of an informative and explanatory piece
Fall/Why leaves change colors
How to grow a pumpkin
Each prompt includes:
2 mentor/paired texts for each prompt
Questions for each prompt (2 options for differentiation)
Note taking pages
Graphic organizer (2 options for differentiation)
Homework cover sheets (various choices if you choose to send for homework)
You might also enjoy:
Opinion Writing Handbook
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Life Long Ago Opinion Writing Unit
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