This resource includes an anchor chart for each of the writing types (expository, opinion, narrative) that includes graphic organization, color, keywords, structures and explanations of each form. These are great to hang in the classroom or make individual copies for students' writing notebooks.This is 16 pages of writing support for elementary school writers.
The following is included:
•cover page with a graphic for why authors write (persuade, inform, entertain)
•an explanation of the writing process with graphics
•a place to record student writing ideas for expository, opinion and narrative writing (one page each)
•an anchor/reference chart for narrative, expository and opinion writing structures and their key components
•two lists of transition words, one list leans towards use with expository and opinion writing and the other is "time" related transitions more often used in narrative
•one list of linking words
•a revising checklist
•an editing checklist
•a reference to change "boring" words to "spicy" words . . .
•a reference for spelling common words
Run these pages front to back to create a reference notebook for kids to keep in their desk or writing journal.