This is a guided approach to teaching students how to provide text-based evidence in their reading responses using the Lesson 10 story (Young Thomas Edison) in the 3rd grade edition of the Journeys textbook series.
The product includes:
*character traits/text-based evidence graphic organizer/writing planning sheet
*2 forms of guided paragraph "helper" templates (one geared toward higher ability students and one geared toward lower ability with more scaffolds)
*a student handout with hints for what to included in each section of the paragraph
*sample paragraph written using the guided template
*2 forms (2 different sizes to accommodate differences in handwriting ability) final copy paper for the paragraph produced by the paragraph