Sentence starters are invaluable when teaching the RACES Writing Strategy. Coming in 3 different sizes, these reference tools can be used as posters, to make anchor charts, to add to interactive notebooks, or as portable flipbooks students can keep at their fingertips wherever they go. The 3 sizes gives teachers so many options for teaching the parts of a great constructed response answer using text evidence!
In this resource, you’ll get 4 pdf files.
File 1: RACES Writing Strategy: An Intro to the Reference Tools
File 2: Whole-Page RACES Reference Tools
File 3: Half-Page RACES Reference Tools
File 4: Quarter-Page RACES Reference Tools
Reference Tools Included:
A page of sentence starters for:
-Citing Text Evidence
-Explaining the Importance
-Summing Up Your Answer
A page with:
-the RACES Acronym and each part’s meaning
-a visual hand strategy for writing multiple-paragraph answers
This easy-to-follow resource also gives teachers lots of ideas, tips, and suggestions for how to use the reference tools. (Please see the preview for more details.)
-when making anchor charts
-as individual flipbooks
-as note-taking tools inside binders, folders, or notebooks
-in teacher-led small groups
We hope these tools become a valuable and easy to use resource for you and your students!
We’ve also got a great RACE/S Bulletin Board Set and 3rd and 4th grade nonfiction assessments where your students can practice using the RACES strategy!
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