informational writing

Collection by Kim Gormley

Kim Gormley
Responding to Nonfiction: An Informational Text Graphic Organizer.I would use this as a graphic organizer--then the kids could use ipad apps to create reports. Sonic Pics, Face Talker, Little Story Maker, and Pictures with Words would work! Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Centers, Math Centers, Guided Reading, Math Lessons, Learning, Listen To Reading

Responding to Nonfiction: An Informational Text Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer is a great way for your students to respond to informational texts to show what they have learned. It could be used for independent reading, reading centers, listening to reading, or whole group reading. Enjoy! Common Core Standards: Kindergarten: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2...

Also good to know which g/o to use for writing. Text Structure Posters and Activities-includes posters, practice pages, and a summary page for student reading notebooks; Makes text structure easy to understand! Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Essay Writing, Opinion Writing, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Close Reading Activities, Writing Activities, Guided Reading

Text Structure Posters and Activities

NEW: July 2020- Digital activity for Google Slides added 3/12/19- New activities have been added!Did you know that students who are taught nonfiction text structure are better able to understand the material as well as the author's message? I have explicitly taught text structure to my third grade...

"Spark up your students writing and inspire them to write using real life photographs. There are 30 photographs on separate pages with lined spaces" Great for creative writing. 4th Grade Writing, Writing Classes, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tools, Writing Prompts, Writing Tips, Story Prompts

Photograph Prompts for Writing 1

Spark up your students writing and inspire them to write using real life photographs. There are 30 photographs on separate pages with lined spaces to for students to write about the picture. Have them practice using a variety of adjectives or have them think about what the person in the picture is...

Smart Board Read Alouds OR use at computer center! A favorite of my students when they are at the computer center! Smart Board Activities, Reading Activities, Science Activities, Teaching Reading, Kindergarten Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Technology

K–12 School Digital and Curricular Classroom Materials - NGL

K-12 digital curriculum — Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Reading/Writing; ESL/ELD; World Languages; Advanced, Honors, Electives; Career and Technical Education

Lapbook for presenting a science topic. Uses foldables! Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Teaching Reading, Classroom Ideas, Science Ideas, Student Teaching, Science Projects, Social Science

Teaching My Friends!

One of the things I realized is that in September, as a push-in teacher, I am going to have to travel with materials I need. Since I am not co-teaching with any one teacher all day but instead working in several different classrooms during the day, I am going to need something to haul my goodies around in. Some of the teachers in my building who travel use a cart. I totally jumped on that bandwagon! Before I left in June, I ordered one of these. Yup, that will be me next year! No, that's not…

The Middle School Mouth: Interactive Notebooks - Using Inferences Middle School Reading, Middle School English, Middle School Classroom, High School, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Readers Notebook

Interactive Notebooks - Yet Again

I am determined to get ALL of the pictures I took a few weeks ago of my language arts interactive notebook before the end of school! I hope to actually get it done faster than that. I have a few other things I want to blog about before the end of the school year. Seriously, this is the last set of pictures I have from a few weeks ago. Any new ones will be newer pictures taken recently. Here are some more pictures of various activities that we have included in our interactive notebooks so far…

Five posters for nonfiction text structures: Description, Problem and Solution, Cause and Effect, Order and Sequence, Compare and Contrast. Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Learning, 6th Grade Ela

Nonfiction Text Structure Poster Set and Foldable

Five posters for nonfiction text structures: Description, Problem and Solution, Cause and Effect, Order and Sequence, Compare and Contrast. It also contains a foldable (both labeled and blank) with instructions and notes for writing in foldables. The notes are consistent with the information given on the posters.

This graphic organizer goes along with the Voice trait from 6 1 Traits of Writing. The RAFT method is used to help students write fluently and pur. Writing Traits, Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Writing Practice, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas

Free R.A.F.T. Graphic Organizer

Hey hey! So this week in first grade we are writing friendly letters. As part of our school's training in the 6+1 Traits of Writing, we ar...

This 93 page unit covers EVERY grade 4 Reading Informational Common Core State Standards and also includes: * 20 reading workshop mini lessons, d. 3rd Grade Writing, 4th Grade Reading, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Writing Help, Writing Mini Lessons, Writing Ideas, Writing Resources

Informational Reading & Writing Unit: Grade 4...2nd Edition!!

This unit provides teachers with EVERYTHING they need to successfully teach an informational reading and writing workshop for an entire month of school!! COPYRIGHT NOTE: This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Jen Bengel at Out of This World Literacy™.NEW 2nd EDITION: Thi...

Nonfiction Text Features Ka-Pow - New & Exciting Common Core Aligned Game Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Nonfiction Activities, School Fun, School Stuff, School Ideas

Nonfiction Text Features Game Nonfiction Activity Center Kapow

Nonfiction Text Features Kapow is sure to be a hit with your students! This new and exciting game will have your students on the edge of their seats as they practice and review nonfiction text features found in informational text. Being that the Common Core has a big focus on nonfiction, you can be ...