Step-By-Step Informative Writing Tasks {Endangered Species Edition}

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This product is part of a collection of writing assignments, designed to help students through the process of Informative Writing. Each writing task takes students step-by-step through the process of writing an informative essay on a selected topic. These tasks work great to assign over the course of 1 to 2 weeks. They can be done in class, or sent home for homework for the week. Each writing task includes the following pieces:

- Step-By-Step Assignment Sheet- students use this sheet to take them through the assignment, referring to it as they go, and checking off each step as it’s completed.

- Note-Taking Pages for Gathering Information- students use these pages to take notes as they research their topic and subtopics.

- Rough Draft Pages- These pages provide directions for writing each paragraph.

- Revise & Edit Checklist- The checklist can be found on the last rough draft page, and gives students ideas for revising and editing their essays.

- List of Transitional Words & Phrases- This list provides students with transitional words and phrases to use in their essays.

- Final Draft & Brochure Pages- Students can publish their final drafts in a variety of ways. They can use stationary, type and add pictures, or use the final draft or brochure pages provided. {If using the brochure pages, fold a piece of construction paper (9x12) into three equal part. Students can then glue their cut-out pages onto the brochure}

- Scoring Sheet- A scoring sheet is provided for grades 3, 4, and 5. Each are based on the common core standards.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PARTICULAR TASK REQUIRES ACCESS TO THE INTERNET, BOOKS ON ENDANGERED SPECIES, OR OTHER RESOURCES.

Please email me with any questions or comments at createteachshare@gmail.com.

I welcome any suggestions that you might have for more informative writing topics!!

**CLICK HERE to see additional Informative Writing Tasks**

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Fonts from Kimberly Geswein Fonts
Graphics from Educlips
Borders from Kelly Benefield
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18
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Step-By-Step Informative Writing Tasks {Endangered Species
Step-By-Step Informative Writing Tasks {Endangered Species
Step-By-Step Informative Writing Tasks {Endangered Species
Step-By-Step Informative Writing Tasks {Endangered Species