The focus of Wee Can Write II: RAFTS Nonfiction Prompts Using Classic Children's literature and Aligned with the Text Types from the Common Core Standards of Writing is to be able to use quality literature, often read aloud, to students in grades Kindergarten to Grade 4. Each of the 72 prompts is unique and cleverly written in outline form and in paragraph form. The prompts are ready to use with students. Most importantly, the text type focus is stated at the end of each prompt so that students are familiarized and practice writing with the three text types of informational/explanatory, narrative, and opinion/argument as defined by the Common Core Standards of Writing K, 1, 2.
The nonfiction picture books suggested for these prompts may be found in the library, bookstores, or your classroom collections. A helpful hint: the Dewey Decimal numbers are included on each subject divider area of The Arts, Biography, Language Arts, Science and Math, and Social Studies.