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Text-Based Writing, Grade 5

Text Based Writing

by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers


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Ideal for preparing your fifth-grade students for state writing assessments and meeting new standards, this series provides scaffolded text-based writing practice with essential writing forms, such as:
  • Argument
  • Cause and effect
  • Compare and contrast
  • Explanatory
  • Opinion
  • Sequence The 12 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 dictionary page that introduces content words
  • 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
  • a writing evaluation that guides students in evaluating their essay 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 fifth grade content-area topics fall under these categories:
  • Biographies
  • Health articles
  • How-to articles
  • Science articles
  • Social studies articles
  • Publication Details

    Evan-Moor Corporation
    Evan Moor Educational Publishers
    Teacher's Edition
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    Text Based Writing


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