Nonfiction Writing, Grade 5 - Teacher Reproducibles, E-book EMC 6015i

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EMC Number: 6015i

Page Count: 160

EAN: 9781609632403

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  • Text Types and Purposes
  • Production and Distribution of Writing

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Focused instruction on important nonfiction writing forms!
Help your grade 6+ students practice nonfiction writing skills with guided instruction using the models and activities in Nonfiction Writing, Grade 6+.

16 units cover the following nonfiction writing skills:

Expository Writing

  • Writing a Summary - Writing a Topic Sentence, Marking Up an Article, Paraphrasing, Organizing a Summary
  • Writing a Descriptive Essay
  • Using Sensory Details, Using Figurative Language, Using Precise Language, Avoiding Overwriting
  • Writing a Cause-and-Effect Essay - Writing to Show Cause and Effect, Organizing a Cause-and-Effect Essay, Adding Details
  • Writing a Compare-and-Contrast Essay - Writing to Compare and Contrast, Organizing Details, Balancing Details, Writing a Conclusion
  • Writing a Biography - Organizing Details, Writing Main-Idea Sentences, Removing Unnecessary Details
  • Writing a News Article - Answering the 5Ws and H, Writing a Good Lead, Using a Neutral Voice
  • Writing a Response to Literature - Answering a Prompt, Summarizing the Text, Marking Up the Text, Using Details from the Story
  • Writing a Research Report - Writing Topic and Main-Idea Sentences, Asking Research Questions, Taking Notes, Writing an Outline, Using an Outline to Write, Quoting and Paraphrasing, Writing Introductions and Conclusions, Listing Sources

Persuasive Writing

  • Writing a Persuasive Letter - Forming an Opinion Statement, Including Reasons and Details, Writing Good Leads, Organizing a Persuasive Letter
  • Writing a Persuasive Essay - Writing an Opinion Statement, Including Reasons and Examples, Including an Opposing Reason and a Response, Writing Action Statements
  • Writing a Review - Including Important Information, Supporting Your Opinion, Using the Right Voice
  • Writing an Editorial - Writing an Introduction, Responding to Other People’s Arguments, Writing a Call to Action
  • Writing a Problem-Solution Essay - Stating the Problem, Supporting the Solution, Balancing Information
  • Writing a Pro-Con Essay - Establishing Pros and Cons, Writing an Introduction, Adding Details and Examples, Balancing Pros and Cons, Writing a Conclusion

Narrative Writing

  • Writing a Personal Narrative - Narrowing the Topic, Using Sensory Details, Including Important Details, Writing Transition Sentences
  • Writing Creative Nonfiction - Writing a Creative Introduction, Including Strong Verbs and Adjectives, Creating a Mood

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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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