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Are you looking for high-interest INFORMATIVE writing prompts in the form of passages? Since informative writing should include several sources, these informative text articles are used to give students 2 articles of information for each prompt. Then students can also use another type of source(s) to complete the research process. These writing prompt passages give students a jump start to their research to help them form an effective informative essay.
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NOW YOU CAN TEACH INFORMATIVE WRITING through distance learning! This Informative Writing Unit has most of the same content as my INFORMATIVE WRITING UNIT IN PDF form, but this resource is digital and interactive. It comes in POWERPOINT and GOOGLE! They are both aligned with Common Core and editable to suit your needs. Please SEE THE PREVIEW to check out the quality of this resource!
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Here are 84 mini-lesson videos created and designed to take your students through the writing process for sentence structure, paragraph writing, and 3 types of essay writing (Narrative, Opinion, Informative). You can access it through streaming or download and place it on password protected sites or in Google Classroom!
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Searching for tips on teaching writing? I'm breaking down three writing styles in this educational blog post. Narrative, Opinion, and Informative Writing. All three of these styles have their places and purposes in the world of literature and if writers use the wrong style, their whole message could come out totally twisted and wrong! So, what is the difference between Narrative, Opinion, and Informative writing? Click to read and find out more now!
Learn about Martin Luther King Jr. with this informational text and writing activity! Nonfiction is important for not only reading, but writing too! Students apply nonfiction text features and create their own newspaper and timeline!
St. Patrick's Day Informative Writing- March Writing Activity!
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Are you looking for high-interest INFORMATIVE writing prompts in the form of passages? Since informative writing should include more than one type of source, these informative text articles are used to give students some (but not all) information for a prompt OR the teacher can use it as a sample es...
Hey Rockstars! Do you LOVE writing? I do! We’ve been talking about the three different types of writing: Narrative, Opinion, and Informative. In this post, we’re focusing on informative writing. What is informative writing? Writing creative | Improve writing | Beginning Writing | Writing skills | Writing reference
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Step-by-Step Informative WritingINFORMATIVE WRITING INCLUDES ★ Scripted Lesson Plans ★ Model Writing (Included for every mini lesson) ★ 5 Informative Passages ★ Anchor Charts ★ DIFFERENTIATED Interactive Pages ★ Practice Printables ★ Task Cards (Great for centers or extra practice) ★ Suggested Mentor Text List ★ Notebook Cover Page and Tab ★ Informative Writing Checklist ★ Trash Can Word List ★ Common Core Opinion Elements Checklist ★ Writing Goals Form
Are your students creating disorganized paragraphs when writing about information or expository text? Find out how I help students organize their facts before writing a paragraph about an animal. This is Week 4 of a series on Informational Writing. This week, we look at using a checklist when writing.