Text Based Writing, Grade 2 (Text-Based Writing: Nonfiction: Common Core Mastery)
Ideal for preparing your second-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
-Cause and effect
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 picture dictionary with content vocabulary words to help students connect words with meanings
-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 include:
-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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