Evan Moor Common Core Mastery Text-Based Writing Nonfiction Gr. 6

Evan Moor Common Core Mastery Text-Based Writing Nonfiction Gr. 6
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Product Description

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