Explanatory writing can be difficult to teach students. This package includes detailed teacher notes and resources to make this difficult task easier for students and teachers. The variety of resources included makes differentiation possible no extra work for you. This guided approach takes the guessing game of "What do I write?" Common Core aligned rubrics for grades 3-5 are also included!
This package includes:
Notes for the Teacher
Sample Final Draft
Explanatory Reference Packet
Blank Guided Essay Format pages
Blank Final Draft Essay pages
4-Paragraph Explanatory Essay Graphic Organizer
5-Paragraph Explanatory Essay Graphic Organizer
January Acrostic Poem
Scoring Rubrics for Grades 3, 4, and 5 aligned with CCSS
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