For this prompt I used Time for Kid's The Big Turtle Comeback October 9th Issue. Due to copyright laws I cannot include the full article in my file. If you have a TFK subscription, you can download the article.
In this file, it is set up like a powerpoint that will walk your kiddos through:
- dissecting a prompt
- searching for information
- organizing information
- writing introductions
- writing the body paragraphs
- adding transitions
- writing conclusions
I included two sample essays that can be used to guide students. In addition, each part of the essay is broken down with a rubric throughout the lessons to make for easy reflection and discussions.
I also included a craftivity at the end that makes showing off their hard work even better!
Thank you for your interest in my work!
:) Stephani Ratchford