This set includes a set of materials to use when teaching how to write a set of directions or a "How To".
This set includes the following pages:
A page of student notes that my third graders glue into their writing journals. It explains this type of writing.
A page of mentor text suggestions for this type of writing.
3 different examples of this type of writing. I have my students read and follow at least one of these directions to prepare them for their own writing.
A brainstorming flow map sheet for them to use when planning their own writing ideas.
3 possible spring themed How-To Idea writing templates for your students to use when writing a How-To.
A blank How-To writing template for students to fill in.
An assessment rubric to use when grading student writing.
Visit me at Thirdgradethinkers8@blogspot.com to see how I use these materials with my students. Please check the preview to be sure it meets your students' needs!