Scaffolding Support for Research Writing, Differentiate for Any Writer-PDF

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6th - 12th, Adult Education
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Set of materials to support writers of all levels in research writing. Works with research papers or expository essays. Includes several printables and quick guides to support students who need models, references, or nothing. Provide, require, or exclude the support printables as needed for differentiation on an individual or class level. Includes complete resources to assign a research paper or expository essay, including rubric, planning worksheet, research collection, and the different support documents.

The printables are flexible and can be used with students new to effective essay writing, those who need to practice/ review effective research writing with guidance, and those who are adept.

• Teacher Notes on research paper and expository writing plus the use of Support Documents
• Topic Selection Worksheet: students examine the opposing sides of possible topics to guide selection
• Topic Development Worksheet: students identify distinct subtopics of possible topics to help with selection and initial development
• Research Paper Assignment Sheet with Topic Selection Guidance. With Rubric: includes support on topic selection, requirements of a research paper, and rubric
• Research Paper Assignment Sheet without Topic Select Guidance. With Rubric: includes requirements of a research paper, and rubric.
• Research Paper Planning Worksheet: use with topic selection and development, or alone. Students include thesis statement, plus begin outline process. Versions for Research Paper and Expository Essay included.
• Expository Essay Assignment Sheet with Topic Selection Guidance and Rubric (Same as Research Paper Assignment Sheet, but with Essay wording.)
• Expository Essay Assignment Sheet without Topic Select Guidance. With Rubric. (Same as Research Paper Assignment Sheet, but with Essay wording.)
• Expository Essay Planning Worksheet (Same as Research Paper Assignment Sheet, but with Essay wording.)
• Research Collection Sheet: index card replacement that includes source information, key ideas, and possible quotes to help organize research.
• Teacher Notes on the Paragraph Models and Paragraph Quick Guides
• MEAL Plan for Paragraph Writing Model & Quick Guide reference sheet
• Introduction and Conclusion Paragraph Writing Models and Quick Guide reference sheet
• Do You Need a Citation? Quick Guide

This item is a single file PDF. The Scaffolding Support for Research Writing item is also available as a premium, editable Word Document.

This is also included in the Scaffolding Support Writing Bundle, Differentiate for Writers of All Levels.

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22 pages
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