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25 resources with the concept nonfiction writing

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Reading Informational Text: 11-12th ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Science, social studies, and language arts resources that address 11th and 12th grade standards for reading informational text can be found in this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the grade 11...
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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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25 Graphic Organizers

For Students 3rd - 12th
Here's a must-have for your curriculum library. A packet of every kind of graphic organizer. There's even an index!
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Puppet Show

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's a play, it's a story, it's a puppet show! A lively resource provides academics with a creative outlet to express their views on diversity and social justice. Scholars are responsible for writing, creating, and performing a puppet...
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Digging into Halloween

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Halloween is the topic of a writing lesson that challenges scholars to research the holiday and create an information product such as a brochure or oral report. A presentation activates prior knowledge in preparation for a small group...
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Community Bulletin Board

For Teachers K - 2nd
A project-based lesson has pupils create a bulletin board to share artwork, nonfiction articles, and messages based on social justice themes. The finished board is displayed in the community to create a place for discussion. 
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Community Newsletter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does it take to develop and publish a newsletter? Young academics create a newsletter with original artwork for their school or community. They explore social justice themes and spread messages of tolerance and inclusion. Scholars...
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In the Newsroom: The Fairness Formula

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Reporting the news is easy, right? Think again! Show young scholars the difficult choices journalists make every day through a instructional activity that includes reading, writing, and discussion elements. Individuals compare the...
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A Poetic Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Whitman and Dickinson are poet rebels responsible for the birth of Modernism. The resource comes complete with a selection of poetry from each, such as "Song of Myself" (Whitman) and "Because I could not Stop for Death" (Dickinson), as...
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Scientific Definitions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
This exercise discusses scientific definitions and how to write them. In the fifth part of a 20-part series, scholars discuss the style of scientific definitions and are then challenged to write definitions of their own for six...
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Writing an Analytic Essay

For Teachers 9th Standards
After researching an issue introduced in Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America, writers develop an original thesis statement and craft an analytic essay using evidence collected in their research.
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Why Does an Author Write?

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
To get to the heart of a writer's purpose, just remember to have some PIE (Persuade, Inform, or Entertain)! And appropriately, here is a PIE chart that leaves room for pupils to identify each letter of the acronym and any other ideas or...
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This is Your Lifeline!

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this writing worksheet, students participate in writing their personal lifelines. Students finish the sentences about what they could do at each age of life, ending with what they want to learn. Students then complete a "Star of the...
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All About Our Town

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Pupils explore brochure writing. They work in groups to brainstorm and categorize important places in their community. In addition, they gather information from the Internet, take pictures using a digital camera, and create a community...
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Check it Out...Nonfiction Can Be Fun!

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Organizing information gathered for a research topic can be a challenge. Read aloud notes you have collected on a topic and use suggestions offer by the class to categorize and sort this information. Partners then follow this pattern,...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This research PowerPoint provides questions to consider when selecting a research topic. Emerging writers consider their purpose for writing and the audience they are writing for, and then practice narrowing down a topic given a list of...
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Identifying Features of Nonfiction Text

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners explore nonfiction text. They identify the cover, title page, and table of contents of a nonfiction book. Pupils work in groups to create a chapter for a nonfiction class book about heroes.
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K-W-L Chart

For Teachers K - 1st
After choosing a topic of interest, young learners use the K-W-L thinking process to create an informational, illustrated, big book. K-W-L, a three-part thinking process, asks the learner to respond to three questions: What do we know...
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Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Explore nonfiction writing by comparing and contrasting two different texts. After reading two nonfiction books, articles, or magazines, students utilize a graphic organizer to record their similarities and differences. They answer study...
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For Students 2nd - 4th
While you'll have to create an assignment sheet for a research project focusing on the arctic, you could use this sheet when it comes time to write the final draft. The title is already printed, and there's a cute penguin in the bottom...
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Restaurant Review

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Motivate your class with this idea. Learners write a restaurant review after making a virtual visit to a local establishment. While the instructions are vague, the basic idea for this lesson plan is sound. If supplemented with more...
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You Be the Judge

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore nonfiction writing by completing a worksheet in class. In this research questions lesson, students read several stories about the Wild West icons Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok. Students answer study questions about the...
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Personal Narrative

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars explore personal stories by investigating narrative writing. For this nonfiction writing lesson, students participate in a workshop in which they write three events from their own life. Young scholars write first drafts of...
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Creative Writing with Animals

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students develop their writing skills. In this creative writing lesson, students write pieces regarding zoo animals. Students examine other selected pieces of writing prior to working on their own.