Looking for quick, easy interactive charts to help you teach K-2 opinion and informational writing? Hoping to better engage your students in these genres and motivate them to routinely write in them? Do you love using songs and raps to teach? Do you believe in having visuals available to support student understanding? Interested in my SIX Best Tips for Success, gleaned from 25 years teaching K-2 writers? Then this Must-Have product is for you!
This 37 page packet includes:
-Easy, Interactive Charts outlining the steps or requirements for K-2 Opinion and Informational Writing in kid-friendly language. The charts are aligned perfectly with the Common Core Standards and there are different versions for each genre and grade: kindergarten, first and second.
-How-Tos for making the charts interactive with the simple strategic addition of sticky notes. What a quick, easy and effective idea…YOU WILL LOVE THIS! I use this strategy to cut down on my prep-time while keeping the charts 100% targeted to exactly what my writers need.
-Instructional Posters with key ideas for opinion and informational writing including kid-friendly definitions of the genres and details about what opinion and informational writers do.
-Original, engaging songs and raps your students will LOVE! Many of the songs are sung to known tunes. They are clever ways to reinforce the essentials of opinion and informational writing. Fun for transition times, great for reinforcing instruction.
-My SIX Best Tips for Success: After teaching K-2 writers for 25 years, I know what works to motivate, inspire and boost proficiency. These tips will help you effectively teach and support your students while building their writing identities. Watch them take off—coming up with their own relevant topics for opinion and informational writing! What could be better?
Find more great ideas for teaching writing on my blog: www.janielwagstaff.blogspot.com
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