W.1.2 or W1.2- Informative Writing and Explanatory Writing 1st Grade
This writing product includes lesson plans, writing prompts, writing papers, graphic organizers, and assessments perfect for making your Informative Writing unit a breeze. In first grade, students must introduce topic/text, supply facts, and provide a sense of closure.
There are 10 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 3 or 4 weeks. There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 2 or 3 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of writing opinion pieces.
Lesson 1- Fact vs. Opinion (similar to Opinion Writing Unit's 1st lesson)
Lesson 2- Organization of an Informative Piece
Lesson 3- Writing Strong Facts
Lesson 4- Strong Introductions
Lesson 5- Body and Illustrations
Lesson 6- Strong Conclusions
Lesson 7- How-To Focus
Lesson 8- All-About Focus
Lesson 9, 10, and 11- Putting It All Together Writing Pieces
There are also...
--Writing Prompts for cyclical practice throughout the year
--Graphic organizers to use as needed
--Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (3 options with picture sizes)
--Assessments (teacher and self)
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**Please keep in mind if you are buying multiple grade levels, the 2nd and 3rd Grade Informative Writing sets will have some overlapping activities BUT the prompts, pictures, and topics will be completely different.**
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This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.1.2:
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.