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Informative writing

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The Creative Colorful Classroom: Informational Writing

This week my students have shifted their writing from narrative to informational/Explanatory writing. They have been LOVING this change. We have been learning about polar bears and they were so excited to show off their knowledge in their writing. To get them started I made an informative writing anchor chart and used the image of a hand to help them with the structure of an informational writing piece. We hold up our hands and review the structure during our writers workshop time before we…

Informative Writing is one of the most important types of writing we teach our students. In this post I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing and details about the Informational Writing Mini-Unit resources created for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. #informationalwriting #firstgradewriting #secondgradewriting #literacycenters

I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing & details about the Informative Writing Mini-Units that have ALL you need to teach informational writing to your K, 1st or 2nd grade students.

Hi everyone! I'm teaming up with some friends to bring you some winter teaching tips!        With my old school's scope and sequence, we al...

Hi everyone! I’m teaming up with some friends to bring you some winter teaching tips! With my old school’s scope and sequence, we always used to teach informative writing during the winter months. My past classes have always love learning about animals, and so naturally I always chose to use a certain arctic animal to ... Read More about Teaching Informative Writing With Arctic Animals

In this series, learn how to write your own informational book! Episode 1 explains the features of informational writing. Check out episode 2 to learn how to...

In this series, learn how to write your own informational book!Episode 1 explains the features of informational writing. Check out episode 2 to learn how to ...

Mrs. Terhune's First Grade Site!: Anchor Charts Lot's of GREAT ideas for anchor charts ...especially long vowel poems!

My new obsession this year has been making and using anchor charts for my lessons. Here are just some of the anchor charts I have made this year. Some of these charts are original ideas but many are ideas I have seen and used from other teachers. I am not good at drawing so I use clipart from my computer to add pictures to my anchor charts. I print them out and glue them onto the chart! It’s so much easier and looks so much better than what I could draw! I also laminate my anchor charts so I…

Informative Writing is one of the most important types of writing we teach our students. In this post I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing and details about the Informational Writing Mini-Unit resources created for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. #informationalwriting #firstgradewriting #secondgradewriting #literacycenters

I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing & details about the Informative Writing Mini-Units that have ALL you need to teach informational writing to your K, 1st or 2nd grade students.

Informative writing can be so fun to teach when you get your students excited to learn! They will love writing about what they're experts on and different animals!

Informative writing can be so fun to teach when you get your students excited to learn! They will love writing about what they're experts on and different animals!

Informative Writing is one of the most important types of writing we teach our students. In this post I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing and details about the Informational Writing Mini-Unit resources created for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. #informationalwriting #firstgradewriting #secondgradewriting #literacycenters

I'm sharing 5 tips for How to Teach Informative Writing & details about the Informative Writing Mini-Units that have ALL you need to teach informational writing to your K, 1st or 2nd grade students.

7 Informational Text Activities for Primary Students | Create an anchor chart that helps your students look for key words within the text to identify the structure.  This chart helps hone in on the type of information the author is trying to teach you.  It also helps them write pieces of informational text.  They will be better able to organize their thoughts according to the type of structure their writing is following.  And use the key words needed to help move the reader along.

It is easy to create or search for activities related to fictional literature, but what about informational text?! Most of the activities we find are the same graphic organizers, just to be used with different books. Here are some more hands-on lessons you can use with your students to dive into informational text!