Write Around, Cooperative Writing Activty

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Write Around; Cooperative Writing Activity

This engaging writing activity is a great way for students to practice narrative, informative and persuasive or opinion writing. Students work in small groups to complete the 5 parts of each type of writing. Since every student writes each part, the group ends up with 5 pieces of writing. And the final products can be quite humorous!

The steps are very simple and flexible You can use the Write Around with narrative, informative and persuasive or opinion writing.

Step 1: Put students in groups of 3 to 5
Step 2: Display the signs for the chosen genre and discuss the 5 parts to be written.
Step 3: Give each group the writing prompt.
Step 4: Show the first sign again and direct each student to write the first part.
Step 5: Papers are passed to the right. Show the second sign. Students read the story they receive and then write the second part.
Step 6: Continue passing, showing the next sign, reading and writing until all 5 parts are written.

Once all students are finished let them enjoy the stories!

Included in this packet:
Teacher directions and activity options
19 Display signs, 6 signs for Narrative, 6 for Informative, 7 for Persuasive/Opinion
30 Writing Prompt Cards. 10 for each genre, plus blank cards to write your own prompts.

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Created by Debbie Crockett
Copyright © 2014 Debbie Crockett
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Write Around, Cooperative Writing Activty
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Write Around, Cooperative Writing Activty
Write Around, Cooperative Writing Activty