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Writing Lessons - Engaging Writing - COMPLETE Writing Curriculum

Traci Clausen
Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
Formats Included
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249 pages
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Let’s face it, teaching students to write can be a struggle. For many teachers, it is one of the most difficult content areas to instruct.

Engaging Writing™ is your answer to the writing block challenge! This comprehensive writing curriculum is the ONLY writing program you will need!

***Please see the PREVIEW and THIS POST to see the different components of Engaging Writing!***

Using consistent and clear writing lessons is essential to writing skills mastery. The Engaging Writing™ system guides both the teacher and student through a systematic approach to teaching and mastering primary writing skills. Engaging Writing provides an engaging, fun and simplified approach to teaching writing.

Engaging Writing™ includes detailed daily plans. These plans are simple to follow while engaging and effective in helping your students achieve writing standards mastery. DAILY lessons suggestions are included. The delivery and instruction of these elements can be done in a way that best suits your students and classroom needs.

30 weeks of DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION, activities, anchor charts, graphic organizers and student supports on expository, narrative and opinion writing genres are included. Lessons are included for both 1st and 2nd grade, so this program can easily be used over two complete school years!

You won't need lengthy PD on incorporating Engaging Writing into your daily routine! Everything you need to know to get right to work with the program is included!

Included in Engaging Writing™
✎ Resource Information Guide - This "step one" part of the resource covers:
·Quick Start info
·Organizing & Set Up Directions
·Program Overview
·Teacher Guide Overview
·Student Resource Assembly Info
·Classroom Library Support Info
·Binder Tabs

✎ Complete Teacher's Guide - This file is ready to print and GO!
·Program Overview
·Expository Lessons & Components
·Narrative Lessons & Components
·Opinion Lessons & Components
·Universal Student Activities & Components
·Universal Supplements (includes: anchor charts, full-color samples for all graphic organizers, maps and paragraph support, answer keys)

✎ Student Resources - This file is set to print in grayscale to save ink!!!
·Note "FlipBook" Assembly directions
·Expository Elements for both 1st and 2nd grade standards
·Narrative Elements for both 1st and 2nd grade standards
·Opinion Elements for both 1st and 2nd grade standards
·Universal Elements
·Writer's Quick Reference Book
·Self-Evaluation Rubrics

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.


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