Sentence Starters and Transitions Anchor Chart for Informational Writing! Helps Grade 1-3 students transition from their topic sentence, to points, facts, and closing. Great support for independent writing.
We are gearing up for the writing portion of the Virginia Standards of Learning Test. In Virginia, we test students in fifth grade, but every grade level is important. Students need a writing routine in order to be prepared. In this post, I thought I’d share how I’m helping my students with a writing process. …
You probably already know that I LOVE teaching writing. And you might think I'm crazy, but nonfiction writing might be my favorite type of writing. It's hard to call favorites, but truthfully - I find it the easiest (personally) than other types of writing. I think that might be because informative writing is about "teaching."
In this blog post you will find five mini lesson, in the order I would teach them, for your next informational writing unit. These mini lessons have been created based on standards and using common struggles students face with this type of writing.