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The Informational Writing Toolkit : Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5, Paperback / softback Book

The Informational Writing Toolkit : Using Mentor Texts in Grades 3-5 Paperback / softback


In order for students to write effective informational texts, they need to read good informational texts!

In this practical book, you'll find out how to use high-quality books and articles to make writing instruction more meaningful, authentic, and successful.

The author demonstrates how you can help students analyze the qualities of effective informational texts and then help students think of those qualities as tools to improve their own writing.

The book is filled with examples and templates you can bring back to the classroom immediately. Special Features:Offers clear suggestions for meeting the Common Core informational writing standardsCovers all aspects of informational writing, including introducing and developing a topic; grouping related information together; adding features that aid comprehension; linking ideas; and using precise language and domain-specific vocabularyIncludes a variety of assessment strategies and rubricsProvides classroom snapshots to show the writing tools in actionComes with a variety of templates and tools that can be photocopied or downloaded and printed from our website, www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138832060Bonus!

The book includes an annotated bibliography-a comprehensive list of recommended informational texts, with suggestions for how to use them.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 148 pages, Common Core Grammar Toolkit; 36 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Primary & middle schools
  • ISBN: 9781138832060



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