This is a unit designed to teach informative writing around the topic of FEAR! This unit begins with low stakes writing, immersion in informational text, followed by processed writing and exploration (mini research project), ending the unit with a cold writing piece that students will complete online in a test prep type atmosphere.
•Low stakes writing prompts.
•Gallery Walk - Exposing students to various types of Informative Writing and begins the conversation about Informative Writing
•Processed Writing: Differentiated through choice (this will involve some set up on your part) - Teaches students how to organize a formal informative writing piece and begins the first piece of processed writing. Everything you need to set up research packets is included.
•An official online writing assessment. Models online testing environment. Provides a prompt and 3 texts. Students type their response online and submit to YOU! Wonderful tool and excellent test prep.
This is a comprehensive unit that you can use alone or as a supplement to your classroom.