Make informational writing easy and fun in your classroom with this year long writing pack.
This pack helps students practice informational writing in more than the regular way. Students will make pamphlets, posters, books and use organizers to help gather information. This pack has it all and will make informational writing time easy throughout the year!
The writing activities are intentionally made to take varying amounts of time. Some activities can be done in 1-2 days, while others may take a larger amount of class time. Time spent will also vary based on how in-depth you would like students to get.
Includes 10 informational writing prompts (pre-write, graphic organizers and activities are included with each prompt):
*Collect facts about an author's life and make a small biography booklet
Bat Facts Poster
*Collect facts about bats and present information in a cool, one page poster
The First Thanksgiving Book
*Students will make a book about the first Thanksgiving including details about the food, friends, home life and their voyage. This book includes a diagram of a ship, table of contents, and glossary.
How To Build a Snowman
*Teach students process writing by making a step-by-step book outlining how to build a snowman.
Martin Luther King Jr. Pamphlet
*Collect information about MLK and complete a pamphlet about his life and accomplishments
Persuasive Informational Writing: Summer vs. Winter
*Collect facts about both seasons and have students write a persuasive piece explaining which is 'better'.
How To Catch a Leprechaun
*Teach students process writing by making a step-by-step book outlining how to catch a leprechaun.
*Research an animal and make a large book with animal facts. The book includes a table of contents and glossary.
Plant Life Pamphlet
*Write about the basic needs of plants and how to take care of them in an informational pamphlet. Includes a diagram.
*Study the life of an influential person and make a small book outlining their accomplishments.
*All included in B&W
This pack also includes some blank pages that can be used to make a pamphlet or book with any topic.