Motivate students by using their empty water bottles to create something they can use to practice different types of writing.
Students can create something to tie into a unit of study or use their imaginations. The assignments are geared toward third grade but can be used for additional practice with fourth and fifth graders to improve their skills writing for different purposes.
The download includes:
-ideas and examples for making the bottles
-worksheet to take notes about making the bottles
-opinion paragraph assignment with planning worksheet, examples, and grading rubric
-narrative writing assignment with planning worksheet, example, and grading rubric
-expository paragraph assignment with planning worksheet, example, and grading rubric
-informative paragraph assignment with video about a plastic bottle factory, worksheet to take notes, example, and grading rubric
-printable to make individual student books to emphasize the different types of writing they have practiced and discussion questions
-Common Core standards are listed for third, fourth, and fifth grade for opinion, narrative, and informative and expository writing
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