Paragraph of the Week Informative Writing DIGITAL and PRINTABLE

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1st - 6th, Homeschool
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Paragraph of the Week is a teacher-created, student-tested, step-by-step process for teaching kids how to write a paragraph. It provides daily practice in both sentence writing and paragraph writing.

Each weekly prompt breaks the writing process down into manageable pieces that prevents students from feeling overwhelmed or reluctant to write. The format also allows for your advanced writers to focus on improving their craft.

The 36 informative writing prompts, graphic organizers, writing paper, rubrics and more make it so easy for teachers! Everything you need is ready to print and go.

Use these writing activities for

◼️ whole group lessons

◼️ writing centers

◼️ sub plans

◼️ remote learning tasks

◼️ morning work

◼️ homework


✓ 36 weekly print and go packets that will cover you for the full school year

✓ printables for all parts of the writing process (brainstorm, draft paper, and final draft paper) so you don’t need to supplement with additional resources

✓ digital versions of all the writing prompts so students can access them digitally at home or in school

✓ multiple formats of the writing prompts (full page, half page and prompt slips) to help you save ink and paper and give you the flexibility to choose what works best for you and your students

✓ student checklists to help support students through the writing process

✓ full-page and half-page rubrics that help make expectations clear to students and make grading quick and easy for you

✓ a recommended pacing guide to support you with lesson planning


► This resource includes engaging high-interest writing prompts that motivate and inspire reluctant writers.

► It includes clear instructions, expectations, and rubric guidelines for students, so it makes it easy for students to understand the criteria for quality writing.

► It documents student progress over time, which makes it great for sharing with families during parent-teacher conferences.

► The writing activities clearly show where students need additional support and instruction, so it makes it easy for you to identify students who may need a one-on-one or small group re-teaching lesson.

► It comes in digital and printable formats so students can access them in class and at home.


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Total Pages
376 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.


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