Follow the program that creates students who beg to take their writing home. Motivate students to write informative/explanatory pieces by tapping into their personal interests and passions. Teach them the genre of reports using topics they love while instructing them in the New Common Core State Standards. Assessment/rubric-checklist included. Motivate students to research and share what they have learned. Use the curriculum that earned Moffat Consolidated Schools five awards on the Colorado State Assessment Program.