Writing Support

Informative Writing

Score

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Provides true facts

 

3 different facts that relate to the topic

 

1st paragraph has a hook and topic sentence

 

2nd paragraph is first fact and details

 

3rd paragraph is second fact and details

 

4th paragraph is third fact and details

 

Closing statement/wrap up topic

 

Uses conjunctions (because, also, and, if, but, or)

 

Has transition words

 

Includes text features to help the reader understand the topic

 

Includes a glossary with definitions

 

Citations noted


Opinion Writing

Opinion Brainstorming Graphic Organizer

Topic:

My opinion:

 

                   Reason #1

 

                    Reason # 2

 

Closing sentence:

 

Opinion

-Introduce a topic

-Tell an opinion

-Give reasons to support the opinion

-Use linking words to connect opinion and reasons (because, also, and)

-Ending statement

Personal Narritive Components:

 

Elements of a Personal Narrative

 

The story has characters

 

The story has a setting

 

The story contains a beginning, middle, and end- Plot

 

Used I

 

The story has details

 

I used adjectives and describing words

 

There is dialogue in the story “  “

 

The story has an interesting start

 

The story has a closing

 

BallotCheckMark.pngTransistion Words

Before                                              First                                              Next

earlier

at the beginning

after

in the past

before

after a few days

not long ago

from this point

after a while

once

in the first place

after that

up until that time

starting with

as soon as

yesterday

to begin

following

not long after

Last

right after

later on

shortly

last of all

since

in the end

soon

finally

later

at the end

following

at last

afterward

 

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