Text-Based Writing, Grade 5 Teacher Resource (Paperback)

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Text-Based Writing, Grade 5 Teacher Resource (Paperback)


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Text-Based Writing is 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.
  • 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

This resource contains teacher support pages and reproducible student pages. This is a reproducible resource (photocopying of lessons is permitted) for single classroom or individual home use only.

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Product Details ISBN: 9781613689981
ISBN-10: 1613689985
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publication Date: March 1st, 2014
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Text Based Writing