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Informational Essay Graphic Organizers & Rubrics Common Core Aligned

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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If you have your own texts that you want your students to write about, but you want to help your students organize their writing, then this product is for you! Not only does it come with graphic organizers for either one main idea (a one-paragraph essay) or three main ideas (a five-paragraph essay), but it is also packed with other useful materials such as writing tips, stationery, and Common Core aligned rubrics based on a 100-point scale--everything you need to help your students write amazing informational essays!

Included:
1. Main Idea Poster (for 1 main idea; a 1-paragraph essay)
2. Prompt and Tips sheet (for 1 main idea; a 1-paragraph essay)
3. Graphic Organizer (for 1 main idea; a 1-paragraph essay)
4. Rubric (for 1 main idea; a 1-paragraph essay)
5. Stationery
6. Main Idea Poster (for 3 main ideas; a 5-paragraph essay)
7. Prompt and Tips sheet (for 3 main ideas; a 5-paragraph essay)
8. Graphic Organizer (for 3 main ideas; a 5-paragraph essay)
9. Rubric (for 3 main ideas; a 5-paragraph essay)
10. Stationery

Need more direct writing instruction? I also created a resource that walks students through the process of writing informational essays with step-by-step instructions. It can be accessed here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-to-Write-an-Informational-Essay-Common-Core-TNReady-Aligned-2617024

Common Core / TNReady Standards
3rd Grade
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.A
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.B
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.C
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.D
Provide a concluding statement or section.
4th Grade
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2.A
Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2.B
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2.C
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2.E
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
5th Grade
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.A
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.B
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.C
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.E
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
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Informational Essay Graphic Organizers & Rubrics Common Co
Informational Essay Graphic Organizers & Rubrics Common Co
Informational Essay Graphic Organizers & Rubrics Common Co
Informational Essay Graphic Organizers & Rubrics Common Co