Text-Dependent Essay Bundle

Text-Dependent Essay Bundle
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  1. These paired passages and writing prompt are perfect for opinion, persuasive, or argumentative essays. Get your students prepared for state writing tests as they debate about whether or not cheerleading qualifies as a sport. This resource includes:- A three-page teachers guide giving you tips on te
  2. This set of paired passages puts your students into Alaska's Iditarod dog sled race. A narrative writing prompt gets them digging into the articles and collecting text evidence for their stories. It's great practice for state writing tests. This resource includes:- A three-page teacher's guide givi
  3. Get your students ready for state writing tests with these paired passages that will take them on an adventure through Africa. An expository writing prompt asks students to use facts from the included informative article and the realistic-fiction piece. Graphic organizers will help your writers ke
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Three sets of paired passages with writing prompts will help prepare your students for state writing tests. An opinion essay will get your kids debating about whether or not cheerleading is a sport. An expository essay will take them to the rainforests of West Africa to explore another culture. And a narrative essay will drop them into Alaska's Iditarod dog sled race.

Each of the three resources in this bundle includes:

- A teacher's guide giving tips specific to that essay as well as general advice on guiding your students through text-dependent writing.

- Two paired passages with writing prompts

* Cheerleading - One informational article and one realistic fiction story

* West Africa - One informational article and one realistic fiction story

* Dog sledding - Two informational articles

- Multiple pre-writing graphic organizers to give you and your students choices

- Lined, themed writing pages

- An editable rubric as well as a print-and-go version

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
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