Informative Writing Unit | Digital Pages Google Slides | Distance Learning

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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  1. This bundle is collection of 3 writing units, each designed to teach students about different genres of writing. The genres include Personal Narrative, Opinion Writing, and Informative Writing. These units walk students through the process of writing compositions for each of these genres. If you hav
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This resource on Informative Writing was designed to teach students about the genre of informative writing, and to walk them through the process of writing their first informative essay. Digital pages are available for the student pages only. These can be used with Google Slides or PowerPoint.

This unit is broken down into 18 lessons and should be used over the course of 5 to 6 weeks:

Lesson 1: Diving Into to Informative Texts

Lesson 2: What is Informative Writing?

Lesson 3: Informative Writing Topics

Lesson 4: Selecting a Topic

Lessons 5-6: Selecting Subtopics

Lesson 7: Finding Online Sources

Lesson 8: Research & Note-Taking

Lessons 9-10: Introduction Paragraph

Lessons 11-12: Body Paragraphs

Lesson 13: Conclusion Paragraph

Lesson 14: Put It All Together: Rough Draft

Lesson 15: Revision Checklist

Lesson 16: Adding Transitions

Lesson 17: Editing

Lesson 18: Final Draft

The lesson pages can be assigned individually from day-to-day, or they can be bound into a book, or stapled into a packet, for use throughout the unit.

Lesson Notes for the Teacher and a Scoring Guide are also included!

**This unit can also be found in a BUNDLE with other writing units!!

Looking for more writing resources?! Check out my other Writing Units:

Opinion Writing

Personal Narrative Writing

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30+ student
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.


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