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In this packet students are provided practice with writing using the key styles of writing identified in their writing standards.
The packet begins with description posters...
Opinion, Narrative, and Informative Writing
Four Types of writing (Persuasive, Expository, Narrative, Descriptive)
Four Steps of Writing (Pre Write, Draft, Edit, Publish)
There is a writing checklist for student use or assessment use.
The months included are September to May.
Special events are used as springboards for writing in each month.
Each month includes...
A Vocab Anchor Chart
Colorful Vocabulary Cards with Pictures
Developing Sentences practice
Narrative Writing (Who, What, Why, Where) Pre Write/Final Copy
Sequence and How To Pre Write/Final Copy
Developing Paragraphs 2 styles of Pre Write and Final Copy
Informative Writing Paragraph for fact development (Pre/Final)
Opinion Writing Pre Write and Final Copy
Writing about Data
Class Book Cover and Final Write for one of the selections
Narrative: My Class
Sequence: Getting Ready for School
Informative: Johnny Appleseed
Opinion: Trick or Treating
Sequencing: How to Carve a Pumpkin
Opinion: Best Part of Thanksgiving
Sequencing: How to Cook a Turkey
Informative: The First Thanksgiving
Narrative: Winter Break
Opinion: Winter Holidays
Sequencing: How to Wrap a Gift
Narrative: New Year's Eve
Opinion: Snow Much Fun
Sequencing: How to Build a Snowman
Informative: Martin Luther King
Narrative: Valentine's Day
Opinion: Groundhog Day
Sequencing: How to Make a Valentine Card
Informative: Abe Lincoln, George Washington
Narrative: St. Patrick's Day
Sequencing: How to Catch a Leprechaun
Informative: Dr. Seuss
Opinion: A Leprechaun
Sequencing: Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Informative: Earth Day
Narrative: Summer Vacation
Informative: Mother's Day
Opinion: Schools Out