This informative writing unit on Heroes for 2nd-4th graders is filled with lesson plans, graphic organizers, and teacher samples. This Research and Informative writing project streamlines the writing process and introduces students (2nd – 4th grade) to writing non-fiction five paragraph essays. Lesson plans are broken up day by day into 30 min. - 45 min. blocks. Teacher samples are provided using Martin Luther King Jr. as an example.
1) 12 days worth of writing lessons/research focusing on heroes
2) Brainstorming page
3) Research Guide
4) Sample Research Guide
5) Planning Page Graphic Organizer
6) Sample Planning Page
7) Rough Draft paper
8) Editable sample Rough Draft paper
9) Revised sample Rough Draft paper
10) Editing Checklist
11) Final Draft publishing paper
Note: Teacher will need to provide books, internet access, and/or printed information for students to conduct their research.
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