Do you want your students or child to write a well-written essay that references literary and informational text?
This resource allows students to read a literary and informational paired set of passages and write a narrative, expository, and/or argumentative essay. This resource also includes the 6 traits of writing posters that will guide students as they write. Or, students can use the Six Traits of Writing Expandable Bookmarks for easy access to the 6 traits guidelines.
This resource includes:
• 3 sets of paired text (literary and informational)
• 9 writing prompts: narrative, expository, and argument
• 6 Traits of Writing posters
This product is Common Core aligned and focuses on reading and writing activities for grades 4 – 6. Students read a literary and informational paired set of passages and write a narrative, expository, and/or argumentative essay. Each written response requires them to cite textual evidence from the text. Each writing prompt focuses on the topics of the paired text.
1. Use the texts and writing prompts as a diagnostic to determine each students level of writing for a genre of writing.
2. Use the texts and writing prompts in a guided literacy station to scaffold students’ writing skills.
3. Use the texts and writing prompts as a guide for students to analyze writing prompts to determine what the task is asking them to write.
4. Use the texts and writing prompts in a writing station. Students can self-correct using the 6 Traits of Writing posters or students can use the 6 Traits of Writing Expandable Bookmarks.
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