Informative Writing Unit

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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74 pages
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This informative writing unit is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and will help you teach and guide your students through the writing process and research process. This unit has lesson plans that help you plan your informative writing unit!

In this resource, you will find:

-Informative Writing Anchor Chart

-Diagram Anchor Chart

-Caption Anchor Chart

-Lesson Plans

-Shared Writing Component: To introduce your students to informative writing, you will complete a shared writing component (without research) on something they all should be experts on (their school!)

-Independent (Modeled) Component: Students will complete an independent writing activity about their classroom after the modeling of the shared research

-5 Different Animals To Research & Write About: Polar Bears, Meerkats, Great White Sharks, Cheetahs, & Sloths

-Facts In A Flash Page

-Table of Contents Page

-Glossary Page


Each animal has:

-Nonfiction Text

-Can/Have/Are page

-Four Square Notes Organizer

-Diagram Organizer

-Prewriting Graphic Organizer

-All About Book

I have also included blank pages of each so that afterwards, your students can complete this project again and again with different topics!

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Total Pages
74 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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