This unit is full of ideas and examples of how to write to inform. It looks at 4 different kinds of informative writing.
1. inform a reader about a topic
2. explain a process or a set of steps (how to)
3. compare and contrast 2 things
4. explain something using an if/then statement
There are writing ideas, rough draft paper, anchor charts, writing examples, ideas for the teacher, various graphic organizers, planning pages, and idea generations.
This also is correlated to common core writing standards! A great comprehensive unit to use with any class of little learners.