Nonfiction Writing, Grade 3 - Teacher Reproducibles, Print EMC 6013

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EMC Number: 6013

Page Count: 160

EAN: 9781609631703

Common Core Top Pick for Writing

  • Text Types and Purposes
  • Production and Distribution of Writing


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Focused instruction on important nonfiction writing forms!

Help your grade 3 students practice nonfiction writing skills with guided instruction using the models and activities in Nonfiction Writing, Grade 3.

 

17 units cover the following nonfiction writing skills:

Basics of Nonfiction Writing

  • Writing a Paragraph - Writing a Topic Sentence, Adding Good Details
  • Writing to Show Sequence - Sequencing Events, Using Order Words and Phrases
  • Writing to Show Cause and Effect - Identifying Causes and Effects, Using Cause-and-Effect Signal Words, Adding Details
  • Writing to Compare and Contrast - Making a Venn Diagram, Using Signal Words, Writing Transition Sentences, Organizing Your Writing


Expository Writing

  • Writing a Summary - Marking Up an Article, Retelling in Your Own Words, Organizing a Summary
  • Writing a Descriptive Paragraph - Writing a Topic Sentence; Adding Sensory Details; Showing, Not Telling; Expanding Sentences
  • Writing a Biography - Finding Important Facts, Choosing Good Details, Writing a Good Beginning, Organizing a Biography
  • Writing How-to Instructions - Writing an Introduction, Giving Clear Directions, Organizing Instructions
  • Writing a News Article - Answering the 5Ws and H, Writing Good Leads, Organizing a News Article
  • Writing a Response to Literature - Understanding the Prompt, Writing a Topic Sentence, Marking Up the Story, Using Details from the Story
  • Writing a Research Report - Thinking of Questions, Finding Information, Taking Notes, Writing an Outline, Using an Outline to Write, Writing a Topic Sentence, Quoting Sources, Removing Unimportant Details, Listing Sources


Persuasive Writing

  • Writing a Persuasive Paragraph - Writing a Topic Sentence, Using Persuasive Language, Giving Reasons, Writing a Conclusion
  • Writing a Persuasive Letter - Writing an Opinion Statement, Writing for Your Audience, Giving Specific Reasons, Organizing Your Letter
  • Writing a Review - Telling Important Information, Giving Opinions and Reasons, Writing an Ending


Narrative Writing

  • Writing a Personal Narrative - Choosing a Specific Topic, Adding Sensory Details, Adding Thoughts and Feelings, Organizing Details
  • Writing a Friendly Letter - Writing for Your Audience, Adding Details, Sharing Thoughts and Feelings
  • Writing Creative Nonfiction - Writing a Creative First Sentence, Adding Sensory Details, Using Similes and Metaphors
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Evan-Moor Sampler

Nonfiction Writing, Grades 2–6

As called for in Common Core, students explore frequently-tested nonfiction writing forms and practice specific skills such as writing a strong topic sentence and organizing essay details.

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Effective Nonfiction Writing Instruction

Nonfiction writing is an important part of authentic lifelong learning and is therefore a crucial component of elementary curriculum. Evan-Moor’s Nonfiction Writing series provides teachers with the instructional materials they need in order to support students’ skill development in the above areas, as well as in daily activities to build and reinforce written language skills that generalize to any core curriculum.

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