This bundle contains 5 different writing units that can be used during the summer season.
Informative Writing: Ocean Animals
This product will guide your children as they research an ocean animal of their choice. It contains pages they can use to take notes and write a final copy. These are all black and white. Students will shade a diagram of the world to show the oceans where their animal lives. They must draw a diagram of the animal and label parts of its body. Children will explain the life cycle of the animal. They will also include a glossary and bibliography.
Also included is a more basic form that could be used for differentiation. Students must write an introduction sentence, write six facts and draw six small pictures to go with the facts and write a conclusion sentence.
Narrative Writing: Favorite Vacation
In this personal narrative unit students will write about a favorite vacation. This unit includes a graphic organizer to use for brainstorming events, a graphic organizer used to expand events by including details, another graphic organizer to use for writing and several options to use for a final copy. There are also sample answers that you can use for modeling.
Descriptive Writing: Beach
In this unit students will write a paragraph describing the beach using their senses. This unit includes a graphic organizer to use for brainstorming, two options to use for a first draft, peer editing sheet, sheets to use for a final copy and a book cover. There are also sample answers that you can use for modeling for the brainstorming, first draft, and final copy.
Opinion Writing: Summer vs. Winter
Which is your favorite season, summer or winter? Students can easily relate to this question and come up with reasons and details to support their answer.
Opinion Writing: Pool or Beach Day
Would your students rather spend the day at a pool or the ocean beach? This topic will be an easy one for your students to relate to as they most likely have a lot of background knowledge to draw upon.
Seasonal Writing Bundles:
Fall Writing Bundle
Winter Writing Bundle
Spring Writing Bundle
Summer Writing Bundle
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