Writers Workshop: Expository, Informational Writing Unit, Lessons, Posters
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This writer's workshop unit has everything you need to introduce and develop informative writing in your classroom!
Your students will create conduct research and write an essay.
This unit includes:
*11 step by step lessons to teach expository writing. Each lesson includes a mini lesson, independent writing, and shared writing. Anchor chart pieces, mini-anchor charts for students' writer's notebooks, conferencing labels and sticky notes, goal setting pages are included.
Mini lessons include:
*What is expository writing? Generating ideas.
*Selecting a topic.
*What is research? How do you know a source is reliable?
*Taking notes and sorting information.
*What is paraphrasing?
*Using informational text features in your own writing.
*Forming a thesis statement.
*Writing a strong introduction that includes your thesis statement.
*Using vocabulary, definitions, and examples specific to your topic.
*Using transition words.
*Writing a concluding paragraph.
*FIVE extra mini lessons included: making a list of sources, prepositions, using the dictionary or internet to find the meaning of unknown words, and a standards based expository writing checklist.
*TWELVE classroom posters included.
*Revising and editing tools include helpful bookmarks, labels to keep tools such as colored pencils and highlighters, and spider legs for students to use while revising.
*A personal spelling dictionary to keep track of easily misspelled words.
*Labels for student folders: students name, what I'm working on, and writing tools.
*Paper for published work: 20 lined pages with 20 coordinated unlined pages for writing and illustrations of published work.
*Student friendly rubric based on grades 3-5 CCCS standards and I Can Statements.
*Bulletin board letters: #allabouthefacts and Expository Writing
*Binder cover, spines, dividers to keep all your pages organized
*Launching Writing Worshop
*Personal Narrative Writing
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