Writing Bundle 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade

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2nd Grade Writing Bundle: MEGA Writing Bundle for Grades 2-3

This bundle contains 6 of my best selling writing products.

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#1. Informational Writing: Nonfiction Writing Using Expert Books

This unit is common core aligned and chock full of resources to launch a non fiction writing unit. It contains everything from planning sheets, and graphic organizers for pulling headings and details from a larger topic, to samples of how to web a larger idea. It contains all of the book pages you need to create a final copy or published book. It contains text feature pages so your students can create the following:

*Photographs page with captions
*Table of contents
*Fun facts, and sidebars
*Book covers for the final copy
*Folder covers for the planning phase
*Specific teacher instructions
*Writing paper choices
*Student checklist
*Dedication page
*About the author page

#2. Opinion Writing

This product will take your opinion writers from the most basic skills of opinion writing to challenging themselves while making comparisons between two topics and making personal connections to strengthen their opinions. They will express their opinions about the books they read and write letters to friends, parents, and teachers.


This product is divided into sections. Included in this packet are:

*5 colorful posters to teach components of opinion writing
*5 models or examples of writing( for each section)
*3 opinion checklists
*Several blank sheets for your student generated ideas
*Tons of teacher notes
*Breakdown sheets detailing each section with directions for use

Section 1 "The Best Season"-
3 graphic organizers
3 writing papers

Section 2 "The Best Subject"-
3 graphic organizers
3 writing papers

Section 3 "Comparing Cats and Dogs"-
3 graphic organizers
2 writing papers

Section 4 Letter Writing-
2 pages of writing prompts
2 graphic organizers(1 blank)
Letter writing papers

Section 5 Opinions on Books We Read-
3 graphic organizers
4 writing papers

#3. Small Moments: Personal Narratives


Do you find it challenging to get your students to stretch their moments and write detailed personal narratives or small moments stories that come alive? This packet contains specific strategies, tips and resources to help your students (grades K-3) in the small moments writing process. It works well with the Lucy Calkins series and includes the following resources to improve your students' small moments stories:

* 11 colorful charts, each illustrating a component of a small moment story-these can help guide and/or support your mini lessons(mini lessons are not included)
* 3 student samples-samples include actual suggestions and/or actual questions teachers can offer to students to enhance writing
* 3 pp Teacher notes/ideas
*Teacher tips to stretch moments and create grown up writers
* 3 student resources for generating ideas
* 2 graphic organizers (watermelon) for pulling out tiny moments
* a graphic organizer for planning and sketching out story
* 2 graphic organizers for incorporating senses and stretching what we say, think, feel and do in the moment
* 2 story maps
*3 resources geared to SHOW, NOT TELL
* TAG chart for talking out stories with peer partners
* Story strips for talking out stories with partners
* Sheet for recording peer suggestions on post-its
* 5 resources containing scripts with detailed student examples of how to incorporate the five senses
* a student checklist to use during and after writing
* a student resource to use with regard to word choice(i.e. sparkle words)
*Cover sheet for student publishing
*Dedication page for student publishing
*About the Author page for student publishing

#4. Writing Reviews

Writing Reviews can be challenging for young writers. This product has very specific and detailed planners and scaffolding to help your writers break down each task, as they plan, organize and write a review. Students will write reviews of movies, restaurants, toys, books, places, you name it. It has all you need from planning to publishing as your writers begin review writing.

I have included:
*Colorful fun posters to teach elements
*Idea Generators
*Graphic Organizers
*Category Descriptions and Samples
*Writing Papers
*Publishing Covers
*Folder Covers
*Writing Samples

#5. Poetry Writing: Poetry Writing Unit Grades 2-4

This packet is intended to teach your students to write poems filled with beautiful language, emotion and expression. Students will learn to write poems with emotion, alliteration, repetition, line breaks, and so much more. Each element is introduced with a poster and each element comes with writing samples, teacher notes, planners, and writing papers. I have provided concrete examples for you and your students. This unit is rich and filled with opportunities for your students to grow as reflective and purposeful young poets.

The elements addressed are:

*Student Poetry Packet Cover
*Where does Poetry Start
*Poetry is Everywhere
*Poems can be about ANYTHING
*Finding Poetry in Nature
*Using Line Breaks
*Using Beautiful Language
*Poems are Meaningful
*Show, Don’t Tell
*Using Comparisons and Personification
*Poems and Repetition
*Poems Use Alliteration
*Poems Evoke Emotion
*Publishing Papers

#6. Persuasive Writing: Persuasive Writing Using Book Reviews

This unit was written to integrate opinion writing and reading in an effort to get students to think critically about the books they read AND communicate those thoughts within a persuasive argument. Students will select a book to recommend to a friend and will be charged with writing a persuasive writing piece. They will be provided categories that enable them to select specific elements/aspects of a book that make that book a favorite, elements such as character analysis, plot development, author intent/craft and other elements. Students will become engaged and will leave this unit as stronger writers AND more reflective readers.

Each of these products can be purchased separately:

Small Moments Writing Personal Narratives 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Opinion Writing 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Writing Reviews Persuasive Writing 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Persuasive Writing Book Reviews 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Informational Writing 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

Poetry 2nd Grade / 3rd Grade Writers Workshop

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Writing Bundle 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade
Writing Bundle 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade
Writing Bundle 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade
Writing Bundle 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade
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