Writing to Inform and Explain: The Bundle

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This Writing to Inform and Explain Bundle contains three of my best-selling mini-units, giving you 6+ weeks of lesson plans to use with your upper elementary/middle school writers!

This Bundle contains:

Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."

Contains:
★ (1) mentor piece for students to analyze and use as a model while writing
★ (2) prewriting organizers
★ (3) three writer’s craft mini-lessons that support the skills necessary for writing strong narratives, as well as the common core State Standards (CCSS).
★ (6) Beautiful anchor posters (both in color and BW for easy printing!)
Organization Patters of Informational Text
I’m Organizin’ It!
Transition Words
Consistency in Style is Vital!
Read-Around-Groups Directions*
Revising and Editing Checklist*
★ (1) rubric for scoring students’ writing

(*these posters/lesson plans will be found in each product in my narrative and inform/explain writing series)

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Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 2): “How To Survive…”

Contains:
★ (1) mentor piece for students to analyze and use as a model while writing
★ (2) prewriting organizers
★ (3) three writer’s craft mini-lessons that support the skills necessary for writing strong narratives, as well as the common core State Standards (CCSS).
★ (6) Beautiful anchor posters (both in color and BW for easy printing!)
Finding Your Voice!
Quote in a Quote!
Keeping Consistent Verb Tense
Read-Around-Groups Directions*
Revising and Editing Checklist*
★ (1) rubric for scoring students’ writing

(*these posters/lesson plans will be found in each product in my narrative and inform/explain writing series)

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Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 3): “On the Other Hand…”

Contains:

★ (1) mentor piece for students to analyze and use as a model while writing (Please note: the mentor piece is a four paragraph compare and contrast essay written in the BLOCK METHOD of organization)
★ (2) prewriting organizers
★ (3) three writer’s craft mini-lessons that support the skills necessary for writing strong narratives, as well as the common core State Standards (CCSS).
★ (6) Beautiful anchor posters (both in color and BW for easy printing!)
I’m Organizin’ It!
Commas in a Series
The Language of Compare and Contrast
Read-Around-Groups Directions*
Revising and Editing Checklist*
★ (1) rubric for scoring students’ writing

(*these posters/lesson plans will be found in each product in my narrative and inform/explain writing series)

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I’ve also included Common Core alignment for grades 6-8 (though these lessons could easily be adapted for 4-5th grade, as well as 9-12th grades!) and detailed, step-by-step lesson plans.

If teaching students to write to inform and explain is part of your curriculum, you will not be disappointed with this mini-writer’s workshop BUNDLE!

Thanks for shopping! Enjoy!

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Check out my blog www.musingsfromthemiddleschool.blogspot.com where I am always reflecting on how the use of this product, as well as my other products, in my 6th grade classroom.

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Like what you see? Check out some of my other Writer’s Workshops:

Argument Writing: A Writer’s Workshop for Common Core (Grades 6-12)

Using Compare and Contrast to Inform/Explain: A Writer’s Workshop
Total Pages
193
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Months

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