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Informational Writing

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Writing anchor chart for revising and editing!  This chart helped my third graders revise and edit their writing during Writing Workshop.

Make the walls of your classroom work for you and your students! Ideas for planning a Writing Wall that will truly support your little writers.

Informative Reading and Writing and a FREEBIE

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Little Minds at Work: A closer look at writer's workshop!

Awhile back I posed the question on my Facebook…what kind of topics would you like me to post about? Writer’s workshop and Lucy Calkins especially were by far most requested! I shared earlier in the school year that it wasn’t like I didn’t “like” writing in my previous years, but this year I just fell […]

Hamburger Paragraph Craft and Organizers

This packet includes everything you need to teach the Hamburger Paragraph!lesson ideascraft directionscraft templatesgraphic organizers {blank, lined, and primary lines in black and white and color}sample writing prompts for narrative, informative, explanatory, and opinion writing"My students reall...

Transitional Words by 3 types of writing. Writing resource for studentsOpinionInformativeNarrative...

Description 2 PDFs Black & White & Teal Themes Use for posters or print out for students Transitional Words by 3 types of writing on one page for students. Opinion Informative Narrative

1000+ ideas about Transition Sentences on Pinterest | Transition words, Writing anchor charts and Creative writing

1000+ ideas about Transition Sentences on Pinterest | Transition words, Writing anchor charts and Creative writing

First Grade Writing, but it might scaffold for high school expository essays, too!

Description This first grade Common Core aligned writing unit contains 49 mini-lessons to help your students become successful writers! This unit starts your students off writing and learning very simple concepts. The unit slowly builds them up to writing much harder pieces such as Opinion, Informative, and Narrative writing. I use this unit over the course of the entire school year. Some mini-lessons may take only a day to teach and practice while others may take weeks. This unit allows you…

This is a great resource full of different writing prompts that come along with organizing charts for students to write their ideas down before they start to write the essay. This would be a great tool to use with students to have them practice their organization skills when writing.

Description August Writing Prompts This is set of summer and back to school writing prompts comes with 9 writing organizers and 9 matching draft pages. The organizers are a great way for children to brainstorm and structure their story with an introduction, supporting elements, and then a conclusion at the end. They'll get to cover fictional and non-fictional topics from imagining a new planet they've discovered, to describing the steps of making a paper airplane. I've included draft pages…

Informational Writing can be difficult for students.  They mainly have trouble figuring out which facts go together and writing an organized paragraph.  Find out how I teach Informational Writing in this blog post series.

Telling a reader what you're writing about is such a foreign concept for students and teaching students to introduce the topic in creative ways is challenging. Here are three ways that we practiced introducing the topic this week. This post is part of a series of posts all about Informational Writing. You can read about how I introduced students to informational writing in week 1 of the series or find links for every post in the series at the bottom of this post. This week during writing, we…