Informational Writing - COMPLETE UNIT for Writer's Workshop

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COMPLETELY redesigned for the 2016-2017 school year! Please redownload if you've purchased previously :)


This is a bundle of Common Core aligned resources for Informational Writing in Writer's Workshop! Designed specifically for upper elementary grades, this pack contains FIVE UNITS: effective research, main ideas & details, elaborating on details, text structure, and publishing. These lessons, activities, and mentor texts are perfect for Writer's Workshop mini lessons!


These units can be purchased individually or get this BUNDLE for 20% off! (Psst- that's like getting one unit for free!)



Included in this pack:
-A checklist of Common Core aligned informational writing mini lesson ideas
-Stages of Writing Posters
-Writing Leads Posters
Unit One- Research
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Research
-Activities for Using a Variety of Sources
-Informational Mentor Texts
-Annotation Guide
-Poster/Anchor Charts for Note Taking
-9 Different Note Taking Graphic Organizers
Unit Two- Main Ideas & Details
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Main Ideas and Details
-Activities for Identifying Main Ideas and Details
-Informational Mentor Texts
-Graphic Organizers for Students to Write Their Own Main Idea & Details
-Posters & Activities for Using a Variety of Types of Information
Unit Three- Elaborating on Details
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Why and How to Elaborate & Be Descriptive
-Activities for Adding Information and Descriptions to Informational Writing
-Informational Mentor Texts
-Mentor Texts & Activities to Practice Varying Sentence Structure
-Activities for Adding Domain-Specific Vocabulary
Unit Four- Text Structure
-Posters/Anchor Charts for Why and How to Elaborate & Be Descriptive
-Activities for Adding Information and Descriptions to Informational Writing
-Informational Mentor Texts
-Mentor Texts & Activities to Practice Varying Sentence Structure
-Activities for Adding Domain-Specific Vocabulary
Unit Five- Publishing
-A PDF file with anchor charts, lessons and activities
-A PowerPoint Mentor Text
-Informational Mentor Texts
-Anchor Charts for Websites, PowerPoint/Google Slides, and Written Article Publishing Formats
-Compare/Contrast Activities for the Publishing Formats
-Activity to Help Students Chose How to Publish







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ADDITIONAL TEACHING TOOLS


writer's workshop resources

Informational Unit 1- Effective Research
Informational Unit 2- Main Ideas & Details
Informational Unit 3- Elaborating on Details
Informational Unit 4- Text Structure
Informational Unit 5- Publishing
Informational Unit BUNDLE
Personal Narrative Unit 1- Brainstorming Session
Personal Narrative Unit 2- Catchy Introductions
Personal Narrative Unit 3- Elaborating with Detailed Descriptions
Personal Narrative Unit 4- Creating Perspective & Voice
Personal Narrative Unit 5- Developing Theme
Personal Narrative Unit BUNDLE
Opinion Writing Unit- Response to Texts
Writer’s Workshop Set-up Guide
Writer’s Workshop- Stages of Writing Posters
Writer’s Workshop- Writing Leads Posters
Writer’s Workshop- Mini Lessons Checklist


daily five resources

Read to Self/Independent Reading Resources
Word Work Activities Task Cards
Work on Writing Activities Task Cards
Work on Writing Activities Task Cards
Daily 3 BUNDLE


2016 election resources

Presidential Election Introduction for Upper Elementary
Presidential Election Speaking and Listening Activities
Presidential Election Close Reading Activities
Presidential Election Citing Evidence Activities
Presidential Election BUNDLE


reading/language arts resources

Making Inferences Mini Unit
Making Inferences Game
Making Inferences BUNDLE
Poetry Mini Unit - Structure
Homework for Fiction Texts
Homework for Informational Texts
Homework – Language Arts BUNDLE
Paint Chips Language Arts Projects
Exploding Box Language Arts Project
Analyzing Voice in Writing
Eleven by Sandra Ciscneros
Becoming Naomi Leon – Chapter Questions
Becoming Naomi Leon – Project Ideas


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