These task cards are designed to give students practice in the following areas: writing an introduction and conclusion, using elaborative details in sentences, creating interesting lead sentences, and using show don’t tell. There are numerous ways to use these task cards, such as small group instruction, to differentiate your instruction based on students’ area of weakness in writing, or in writing centers. The Recording Sheet included requires students to choose one task card from each writing topic. Each writing topic is color coded for easy identification. When making copies of the Recording Sheet, you may want to run it front and back. The last box on the recording sheet allows students the opportunity to reflect on their writing. Enjoy!
This product includes:
40 Task Cards
~ 8 Introduction Task Cards
~ 8 Conclusion Task Cards
~ 8 Show Don't Tell Task Cards
~ 8 Elaborate Details Task Cards
~ 8 Leading Sentences Task Cards