Common Core Standards inspire and require teachers to move our students toward a focus on thinking and taking ownership of their own learning. The Kid Friendly pages in this kit support students as they learn to do just that, preparing them for career and college readiness in the 21st Century!
Writing is challenging to teach and time consuming to grade. The sentence starters, persuasive transitions, and kid friendly checklist in this kit ensure that your students include all required components in the writing they produce.
The kid friendly rubric includes a check-off column for students to score themselves. This student centered approach aligns with Common Core, ENGAGES CRITICAL THINKING!
Points Received are then determined by you. No longer will you need to spend countless hours writing comments. Simply circle the areas that need improvement on the rubric and tally the grade. Give students the option to rewrite to bring up their scores and WATCH THE QUALITY OF WRITING IMPROVE!
♥ Persuasive Sentence Starters
♥ Persuasive Transitions
♥ 5 Paragraph Kid Friendly Rubric
♥ 5 Paragraph Sample Exemplary Essay
♥ Kid Friendly Checklist
♥ Use the 5 paragraph sample exemplary persuasive essay to demonstrate high expectations.
ALIGNED WITH 5TH GRADE COMMON CORE:
Writing Standards: W.1 – Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
b. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
c. Link opinions and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses.
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
♥ This kit can be used to differentiate for high writers in 4th grade, as well as to remediate for struggling writers in 6th grade.
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