This unit contains everything you will need to teach your students to write an informational text. Addresses the common core standards for informational writing. Perfect for your writer's workshop!
-7 Pages of Easy-to-follow mini-lessons (editable).
-a complete sample text and 10 adorable reference posters.
-a variety of blank writing forms
-Tons of examples are given to help you to model good writing for your students!!
Common Core Writing Standards addressed are listed for grades 2-5. -- 107 PAGES!!
In this unit your students will write an informational text based
upon a topic that they are an “expert” on. Thus, a lot of research will be unnecessary.
The unit focuses on delivering information in written form using three organizational structures: description, sequence, and comparison.
You will walk your students through how to use each of these
structures to plan and write a chapter of their informational report.
After modeling for students, they will complete their report by choosing which structure to utilize that best fits the remaining subtopics of their report.
Students will also utilize text features they may have learned about during reading lessons including: illustrations, captions, headings, labels, Table of Contents, Vocabulary Lists, and bold print.
Students will use pre-writing strategies to organize their drafts. They will use the following to tools: flow charts, timelines, boxes & bullets, and webs.
Students will learn how to use transition words for sequence
chapters and parallel sentences/illustrations for comparison chapters to teach about their topics.
***This product is included in my new Writer's Workshop Units of Study Bundle
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Essay Writing for Grades 3-5
Writing Realistic Fiction
Writing Informational Text -- Common Core Aligned
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