Text Based Writing Nonfiction 5


Ideal for preparing your fifth-grade students for state writing assessments and meeting new standards, this series provides scaffolded text-based writing practice with essential writing forms, such as:
* Argument
* Cause and effect
* Compare and contrast
* Explanatory
* Opinion
* Sequence

The 12 units provide activities that prepare students to complete text-dependent writing prompts.

Each unit begins with a unit focus and lesson checklist to guide students through the learning path, which includes:
* a dictionary page that introduces content words
* close reading of a leveled nonfiction article
* text-dependent comprehension questions to support understanding
* a graphic organizer to help students organize information from the article and plan their writing
* a text-dependent writing prompt
* a writing evaluation that guides students in evaluating their essay

Teachers will appreciate these additional resources and features!
* Downloadable home-school connection activities and projects help teachers encourage learning at home.
* Common Core State Standards correlations are located on each unit for easy reference.
* The reading level is provided to help identify appropriate texts.
* The suggested learning path helps teachers pace the lesson, and makes scaffolding easy!

The fifth grade content-area topics fall under these categories:
* Biographies
* Health articles
* How-to articles
* Science articles
* Social studies articles

Better Together! Nonfiction Writing and Text-Based Writing: Nonfiction

Nonfiction Writing introduces students to the elements of expository, narrative, and persuasive writing, while Text-Based Writing asks students to practice these nonfiction writing forms in text-dependent paragraphs and essays.

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SKU (ISBN): 9781613689981
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: 2014
Common Core Mastery
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers


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