Nonfiction Writing, Grade 2 - Student Workbook EMC 6722

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EMC Number: 6722

Page Count: 128

EAN: 9781609633684

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Focused instruction on important nonfiction writing forms!

Help your grade 2 students practice nonfiction writing skills with guided instruction using the models and activities in Nonfiction Writing, Grade 2.

18 units cover the following nonfiction writing skills:

Basics of Nonfiction Writing

Writing a Paragraph
Writing a Topic Sentence, Using Good Details

Writing to Show Sequence
Showing Sequence, Using Order Words, Putting Sentences in Order

Writing to Show Cause and Effect
Showing Causes and Effects, Using Signal Words, Organizing Your Paragraph

Writing to Compare and Contrast
Making a Venn Diagram, Using Signal Words, Organizing Your Paragraph

Expository Writing

Writing a Summary
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
Gathering Facts, Writing a Topic Sentence, Organizing a Biography

Writing Directions
Writing an Introduction, Making It Clear, Organizing Directions

Writing a News Article
Finding the 5Ws and H, Writing a Good Lead, Adding Details

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, Choosing Good Sources, Finding Information, Taking Notes, Writing a Topic Sentence, Organizing Details

Persuasive Writing

Writing a Persuasive Paragraph
Trying to Persuade, Writing a Topic Sentence, Giving Reasons, Writing a Conclusion

Writing a Persuasive Letter
Knowing Your Audience, Giving Reasons, Organizing Your Letter

Writing a Review
Writing a Beginning, Adding Facts and Opinions, Writing an Ending

Narrative Writing

Writing a Personal Narrative
Choosing a Specific Topic, Using Sensory Details, Including Thoughts and Feelings, Organizing Details

Writing a Friendly Letter
Writing for Your Audience, Adding Details, Sharing Thoughts and Feelings

Writing a Journal Entry
Presenting the Topic, Expressing Thoughts and Feelings, Giving Details in Order

Writing Creative Nonfiction
Writing a Creative First Sentence, Using Sensory Details, Using Similes

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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