Watch my Facebook live on this topic here. In February, I blogged about using the Lucy Calkins common core writing program, and how we were making catapults and creating lab reports.
If you have purchased this product, please re-download and enjoy! Students will deepen their understanding about non-fiction text features as they create their own All-About book.
Just use the pages you want your kids to include in this project. Have students write topic on the line and draw a picture for the cover. Have students dedicate their All-About book to someone, such as a family member, friend, or teacher.
I have included two variations— 5- or 7- page options. I have included 6 blank writing pages one with a fun fact box and another with a photo caption box. Each page has a space for a picture and at the bottom, there is an option to put a page number.
I have added 3 additional pages with a space for a heading. Students can create a diagram to label parts. Students can choose 3 words to include in their glossary. There is an option to draw a picture and put a page number where they can find that word.
Students can include a brief write-up about themselves. Students can make a list of topics they know about. Students can choose one topic from their list and write 5 facts about that topic.
Once this is done, they can begin their book.Writing classes Teaching writing Writing Activities Expository Writing Informational Writing Writing ideas Writing lessons Reading Resources Second Grade writing Forward Writing to Inform (All About Books) allows the writer to share information on self-chosen topics.
Aug 07, · Preschool Kindergarten 1st grade 2nd grade 3rd grade 4th grade 5th grade. Online games; Math; Reading; Beginning Writing: All About Me. Lesson plan. Beginning Writing: All About Me Make an ALL ABOUT ME!
Activity. Make an ALL ABOUT ME! Spark your kids' interest in writing by helping them write a mini-book /5(2). All About Me Book (FREE): This is a 9-page "All About Me" book for students to write and draw in (K-2nd grade).
Just print the pages, staple, and give the books to your students. This makes a great back to school activity for 1st or 2nd grade, or for4/5(55).
The second packet is a study of “how-to” writing. This can be used as a part of the “all-about study” or as a stand-alone unit of “how-to” writing. These lessons are guides for these units of study. several lessons on writing “all-about” books.
The second packet is a study of “how-to” writing. This can be used as a part of the “all-about study” or as a stand-alone unit of “how-to” writing. Informational Writing Books for K-2 (Lucy Calkins) April 13, Informational writing can be a struggle with lower elementary students, but in this post, I’ll share with you how I was able to help my 2nd graders create detailed and age appropriate informational writing booklets on topics they were comfortable writing .