Get into the fall/Halloween spirit while developing strong writers in the process with this How To Writing: Carving A Jack-o-lantern unit packet! This writing unit is Common Core aligned and is intended to help students develop their informative writing skills.
All of the resources provided in this download take students from brainstorming and sketching their trap ideas to then converting them into a comprehensive how-to writing piece. Various drafting paper is provided along with an editing checklist for students to use as they move through the writing process.
** Teacher Tip: Preview BrainPopJr video: How To Essays for supplemental teaching!
+ graphic organizers to brainstorm jack-o-lantern designs
+ optional parent letter for pumpkin designing at home
+ first draft backlines
+ editing/ revising checklists
+ thematic publishing paper
See how I use this product in my classroom at Sliding Into Second Grade
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