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

Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): "And the Winner Is..."
Product Description
Writing to Inform and Explain (Vol. 1): “And the Winner Is…” (A Mini-Writer’s Workshop for Grades 6-8) is part of a series of mini-workshops designed to engage even the most reluctant of young writers! This quick-paced, 2-week writer’s workshop is broken down into small, manageable steps which will keep your students interested and excited as they write about giving away an award that they created for a deserving friend or family member.

Each mini-workshop in this series 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 essays, 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)

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!

Thanks for shopping! Enjoy!

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Find other volumes in this series:

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

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


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This product is included in the following bundle:

A Year of Writing Instruction - Part One (September-December)

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Check out my Narrative Series:

Narrative Writing (Vol. 1): Writing About Lessons Learned

Narrative Writing (Vol. 2): Writing About Memorable Places

Narrative Writing (Vol. 3): Writing About Special Treasures

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Total Pages
67 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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