My Family - Semi-controlled Writing Exercise

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K - 4th
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This two-page SEMI-CONTROLLED simple WRITING exercise about FAMILY MEMBERS is the best way to get the students ready for writing a paragraph.

On the first page, students are going to visualize their family members and then, fill a simple chart where they can write two or two words of information about their family members.

On the second page, there is a small sample paragraph in which students might get help. Under the paragraph, students are going to make sentences by extracting the information that they wrote in the chart above.

Expected outcome: The student is able to write a simple paragraph about his/her family members by using listed information.

Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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