Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student uses genre characteristics and craft to compose multiple texts that are meaningful. The student is expected to:
Use this passage, second grade writing prompt, and worksheet to help students write a constructed response paragraph about Amelia Earhart.
A template for students to use when planning a narrative text.
A template for students to use when planning the plot structure of a narrative text.
Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.
A graphic organizer for students to use when categorizing sensory details.
39 activity task cards based on the Frida's Fiesta Restaurant menu which is included.
A template for students to use when writing their own Readers Theater script.
Enhance your students' comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills using a high-interest reading passage about Tornadoes.
A fun, hands-on activity using a die and a chart to create a creature to include in a narrative text or a comic strip.
An assessment rubric designed to help teachers to assess students' narrative writing.
A fun way to help your reluctant writers choose something to write about.
A planning template to use when writing a persuasive or opinion text.
A 10 slide editable PowerPoint template of story starters to use in narrative writing.
Practice using the RACES writing strategy and unravel the mysteries of the U.S. Government system of checks and balances with a passage, organizer, and prompt.
6 jumbled narrative paragraphs for students to sequence in the correct order.
Have some fun with a hands-on Read Across America activity using a die and chart to create a silly book title and storybook.
A set of 5 opinion writing prompts, covering a variety of topics.
A set of 36 vocabulary words related to informative texts and informative writing.
A Paragraph of the Week PowerPoint presentation to use when setting up this writing strategy in your classroom.
A worksheet to use in the classroom on St. Patrick's Day when talking to kids about lucky during social-emotional lessons.
Bring National Chocolate Day into your classroom with a biography and RACES writing worksheet about Milton Hershey.
Track student progress during guided writing sessions with this template.
Demonstrate writing a persuasive letter with an opinion writing anchor chart.
A poster about fairy tales, including an annotated example.
Create a pennant banner for students to record and display their biography research.
A 29-slide, editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching older students about the structure and language features of biographical texts.
A research template for older students to use when writing a biography.
Brighten up your classroom narrative writing display with this set of narrative writing posters!
A checklist for students to use when proofreading and editing their biography writing.
Use this PowerPoint template for students to author a researched-based biography on a historical figure.
A set of 9 annotated poetry anchor charts to use when introducing structured forms of poetry.
Revise the key structural elements of the persuasive text type with this informal letter.