Are you looking for ways to empower young writers to write for a variety of purposes? This 38 paged product contains tools for instructing and assessing narrative, opinion and informative writing. Included is a song anchor chart for each type of writing that introduces the main components to include. Next there is a graphic organizer included for each type of writing that sets up students for writing success. Also included for each writing style is a parent letter to encourage at home practice and a topic helper that assists students in generating ideas. Additionally, there are multiple writing assessments including a self assessment that can be used for student goal setting. Last, we included the titles of multiple mentor texts that can be used to inspire young writers.
This product is aligned to standards and includes standards aligned rubrics that can be used to complete a report card.