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Lesson 5: Informative Texts – Language Features


Exploring Informative Texts Unit Plan - Year 1 and Year 2 | Lesson 5 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the language features of informative texts.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 1 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Grade 2 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes > CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.