INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH

INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
INFORMATIONAL WRITING WORKSHOP UNIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH
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Informative Writing

This expository essay unit includes everything you need to teach informational writing: at-a-glance-instructions, writing prompts, step-by-step instructions, visuals, graphic organizers, and high-interest mentor texts. It will be easy to differentiate instruction and can be used as a writer's workshop unit.

**UPDATED 9/14/16** Completely revised graphics AND 10 additional pages!
**UPDATED 1/07/18** Updated to include a link to a digital replica of the resource on Google Drive and edtable planning pages you can copy and paste into your planbook.
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Students will begin by reading and analyzing high interest, informational essays that serve as mentor texts:
♦ Informative-Sequence Essay: "The Life Cycle of a Butterfly"
♦ Informative- Descriptive Essay: "Everyone Learns Differently"
♦ Informative- Compare/Contrast Essay: "Moving into Middle"
♦ Informative- Problem and Solution Essay: "Cell Phones in School"
♦ Informative- Cause and Effect Essay: "The Reasons for Poor Test Grades"
* Each sample essay includes questions (and answer keys) on text structure and purpose.

Also includes
♦ 35 prompts for informative writing
♦ organizational pattern information, practice, and answer key
♦ choosing an informative writing topic
♦ writing an introduction: text and visual
♦ graphic organizers for each organizational pattern
♦ student revision checklist
♦ informational writing rubric
♦... and more!
* Please check out the preview to see everything that is included.

This informational writing unit addresses the following Common Core Standards:
RI.6.5; RI.6.6; W.6.2; W.6.2a-f; W.6.8; W.6.10
RI.7.5; RI.7.6; W.7.2; W.7.2a-f; W.7.8; W.7.10
RI.8.5; RI.8.6; W.8.2; W.8.2a-f; W.8.8; W.8.10

*It can probably also be used with an advanced 5th grade class.

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As always, feel free to contact me with any questions ♥

Enjoy!
Darlene

Total Pages
50 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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