Informational Writing Unit | Full Lesson Plans | Mentor Text Writing

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This was perfect for our informational unit! It fits in with reading and writing seamlessly and the kids loved it!
This was one of my students favority writing assignments. Some students who don't tend to enjoy writing were engaged throughout the activity.
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Do you want your students to master informational writing in an engaging way? This unit has full lesson plans to walk through a research project with the mentor text

, "What if you had Animal Feet & Hair?" By Sandra Markle. This unit focuses on informational writing, the writing process, and interactive learning.

In this lesson you teach students how to complete an information paragraph. You use the books to show examples of informational writing by comparing the fact pages to the fiction pages! Then, the students go through the writing process that connects to the book! This is beyond fun and engaging for your kiddos!

In this unit:

1. Full Lesson Plans for a two week unit

2. "What if you had Animal Hair?" Comprehension Questions & Lesson

3. "What if you had Animal Feet?" Comprehension Questions & Lesson

4. Research Pages-QR Codes and Websites for students to use & A researching lesson

5. Pre-Writing & Rough Draft

6. Editing & Revising Checklists

7. Class Book Cover Page

8. Writing Pages set up like the books

9. Rubrics

What others are saying?!

Linda- I'm always looking for engaging writing projects for my students. My students enjoyed this.

Jennifer- This was a perfect writing activity to go with our science standard on animal structures.

Whitney- A great writing resource with everything you need from start to finish!

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