Practice informative writing with this versatile template.
Informational Text Writing Template
This worksheet does double duty!
In addition to being informative text writing practice, students will work on making their handwriting crystal clear. It also includes a space for a picture as well as a caption.
Students will use this template as a free-writing exercise to explore a topic. They can write about a historical figure or event, a place, or even a fictional character.
Through this activity, students demonstrate an ability to clearly convey ideas and information clearly.
Scaffolding + Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this informative text worksheet as an in-class or homework assignment for lessons on:
- Biography writing
- Personal & Family History
- American History
- Black History Month
- Women’s History Month
To Prepare This Resource
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between 4 printing options: Google slides, or as a PDF with 10 lines, 20 lines, or handwriting lines.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Don’t stop there! Your lesson plan wouldn’t be complete without these activities and teaching resources too:
Give students a jumpstart on writing about people with 24 sentence starters. 46 writer's notebook journal writing prompt cards. Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.
Give students a jumpstart on writing about people with 24 sentence starters.
46 writer's notebook journal writing prompt cards.
Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.