Informative essays have come a long way since research essays. Students at the middle school level are required to know and be able to do a lot more with the Common Core standards. This lesson provides a step by step process with worksheets and online technology to get students writing about their career choice. Researchers have explained that students need a knowledge of where they are headed early on, so they can start preparing now. This lesson helps students work through the writing process in large groups, small groups, and with a peer reviewer. Rubrics are provided to help with grading. Example essays, brainstorming activities, reading assignments, videos, and writing prompts are provided.
Informational writing Common Core
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