Text-Based Writing, Grade 3 - Teacher's Edition, Print EMC 6033

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EMC Number: 6033

Page Count: 144

EAN: 9781613689967

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Ideal for preparing your third-grade students for state writing assessments and meeting new standards, this series offers scaffolded text-based writing practice with essential nonfiction writing forms, such as:
·      Compare and contrast
·      Sequence
·      Explanatory
·      Informative
·      Cause and effect
·      Opinion
·      Argument
The 15 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
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 leveled nonfiction reading selections cover:
·      Biographies
·      Health 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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Evan-Moor Sampler

Text-Based Writing, Grades 2–6

Students practice text-dependent writing of nonfiction writing forms. This sampler includes a complete unit and home–school connection activity for each grade level.

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