Informational Writing Unit | Hurricanes Mentor Text Writing

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My students loved the writing project! There were many topic about weather to coose from. The students even go up to give a report!! Fun Unit! Thank you!!!
I thought this was an excellent well thought out resource for writing informational text. It went along perfectly with that we were doing in science and reading.
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Do you want your students to master research and informational writing? This unit is a full writing process with lesson plans and activities using the book, "Hurricanes" By Gail Gibbons. This unit focuses on informational writing using research and the entire writing process.

In this lesson you teach students what informational writing is and have the students research a type of weather. Then, they will write an informational piece on that type of weather. There are options to keep this project more open ended or more structured!

In this unit:

1. Anchor Charts for Informational Writing

2. "Hurricanes" Comprehension Questions

3. Research Pages-QR Codes and Websites for students to use

4. All steps of the writing process

5. Class Book Cover

6. 2 Rubric Choices

What others are saying?!

Buyer- Well created resource and lesson plans. Easy to teach and connected great with our weather unit!! Thank you!

Mary- love that this informational writing is paired with a text!! If you are looking for a writing prompt, The Friendly Teacher has you covered!! :)

Buyer- Great product. The kids LOVED using the QR codes and I loved how easy it was to use the resources. Thanks so much!

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