Use this unit to teach Research Writing in 5th grade.
After your students have completed research on a given topic, use the resources in this Unit to teach your students how to write an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
-Reference Pages for you students to keep with them. One for Introductions, Body Paragraphs, and Conclusions.
-Example paragraphs to go over with your students during your mini lesson. Find the good and bad things of each example to help students prepare to write their own introduction, body paragraph, or conclusion. (Suggested key provided.)
-Graphic organizer for each paragraph.
-Rubric for each paragraph to take formative grades as you teach the unit.
-Writer's Workshop Partner Conversation Cards for each type of paragraph. Partners can use these to help them give their partners constructive feedback.
-Final rubric to grade students final research paper.