Common Core Aligned Resources for W.3.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
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Meanwhile: Transition Words That Connect Ideas
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Read Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch to illustrate the use of transition words effectively. Discuss each transition word used, and have learners find transition words in other books. Consider making a class chart of transition words found...
Write On! Step by Step Paragraph Writing
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Show your class the world of short report writing. Beginning with the book How to Lose All Your Friends, class members identify the elements of an effective paragraph and analyze written examples. They plan and write paragraphs and short...
The Fable of Franny And Her Fabulous Fainting Goat
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Mix the art of reading comprehension with the skill of telling time. Children in grades two and three will discuss the importance of goats throughout history based on the provided background information. They'll create cute goat clocks...
Take Five: Writing a Color-Coded Paragraph
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Use a traffic light to model a very basic paragraph plan. The Go, or topic sentence, is written in green and expresses an opinion about the topic. Information that supports the opinion of the Go sentence is written in yellow and the...
The Life Cycle of a Seed: Point of View
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
A cross-curricular expository writing lesson has third and fourth graders listen to and discuss the book The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. They write a journal entry from the perspective of a carrot seed. Pupils use the writing process to...