Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit (Common Core Aligned)

Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
Nonfiction / Informational Writing Unit  (Common Core Aligned)
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Are you ready to have your kids write in an effective way about the world around them?

This complete writing unit guides students along the writing process from brainstorming, drafting, editing, revising, and finally publishing.

The unit begins with an easy to follow method for generating ideas for students to write about. After picking their favorite topic students will be introduced to the drafting stage.

Once in the drafting stage simple to understand instructions on writing strong introductions, body paragraphs, and conclusions are presented to the students.

After drafting, students are provided with peer editing sheets in order to help them get more sets of eyes on their papers during the editing process.

Next students are set up with a high leverage revising checklist to give their essays a final layer of polish.

Finally students are ready to use the included publishing sheets to create their final essays.

Included:
- 32 slide writing process powerpoint
- Student facing evidence based grading rubric
- Peer editing sheets
- Self editing checklist
- Publishing sheets

Standards Addressed:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2c Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.


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READING AND WRITING UNITS
Reading Nonfiction Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Reading Fiction Unit (Common Core Aligned)
Complete Writing Unit: Personal Narrative/Small Moment (Common Core Aligned)
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Complete Writing Unit: Nonfiction/Expository (Common Core Aligned)
Complete Writing Unit: Literary/Theme Essay (Common Core Aligned)

WRITING ABOUT READING
Non Fiction Text Structure Identifying Practice Pack
Determining Unknown Word Meaning Practice Pack
Cornell Notes Guides/Templates
50+ Reading Prompts Sticky Note Power Point
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40 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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