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Informative essay writing is one of the most difficult tasks for students to master - no matter what grade they attend. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that, when students are faced with writing, they crave one thing most of all, and that's STRUCTURE. Providing this structure might sound overwhelming for teachers, which is why these materials will certainly come in handy for any informative writing project. Additionally, this bundle will also help your students prepare for that dreaded ELA Common Core writing test they have to master before graduating high school.
1. Detailed Lesson Plans
2. An editable informative CCSS writing prompt
- Topic: Technology and how it affects the brain
- 3 "Texts" for students to draw from, including 1 image and 2 articles
3. A 21-slide editable PowerPoint Presentation complete with:
*Teacher’s Notes to help you with the presentation
*Specific Examples to help provide context
*Analogies/Comparisons to foster engaging and relevancy
*Engaging images to keep students' attention
4. Guided Rough Draft Handouts (series of 5) to help students with every paragraph along the way
5. Peer-Evaluation Handout to alleviate your workload
6. Simplified CCSS Informative Essay Rubric to give students a specific idea of the expectations
CCSS Anchor Standards:
Ultimately, these materials allow students to take the reins and feel confident when faced with an informative essay. I hope you and your students enjoy!
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