Primary Writing Journal: Informational Writing

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool
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47 pages
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  1. The writing process is important to build writing confidence in the primary grades - Kindergarten, First Grade, or Second Grade. This bundle includes 4 E-Books, each with a clickable link Table of Contents. Each E-book will give your students a 9 week writing journal focusing on a different genre.
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This Primary Writing Journal gives you prompts and guidance sheets for 9 weeks of writing. It is focused on the genre of informational writing and is geared for Kindergarten, first grade and second grade. This journal goes through the entire writing process of brainstorming, drafting, revising and editing. It also provides forms for peer conferencing and teacher led conferencing for each writing prompt. After completing all 9 writing pieces, the students will choose a prize piece to publish. This allows students to get indepth practice into the genre of informational writing, while getting teacher commentary all along the process.

Included in this resource are:
- 9 grading rubrics
- 9 brainstorming maps
- 9 two page drafting sections
- 9 revising and editing checklists
- 1 set of guidelines for publishing
- 1 phonics guidance sheet with picture clues for letter sounds (NEW)
- 1 sight words guidance sheet to help students spell common words (NEW)

This is a one stop shop for writing for informational articles with primary grade students. As a teacher, simply print, copy, and staple this journal together and you have your entire nine weeks of writing covered.

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At my store I have a range of additional writing journals including:

Primary Writing Journals for:

Narrative Writing
Informational Writing
Fiction Writing
Opinion Writing

Intermediate Writing Journals for:

Narrative Writing Persuasive Writing Informational or Expository Writing
Response to Literature Writing

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.


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