W.K.2 Informative and Explanatory Writing


Total Pages: 70
File Size: 6 MB


This W.K.2 Informative and Explanatory Writing unit includes lesson plans, writing prompts, writing papers, graphic organizers, and assessments perfect for making your Informative Writing unit a breeze. In kindergarten, students must introduce topic/text and supply some information about the topic.

*This resource now includes a digital component. The graphic organizers, prompts, writing papers, and assessment pieces exist in Google Slides. You can get access to the digital versions on page 5 of the PDF. Please keep in mind that the lesson plans are not digitized at this time, only the graphic organizers, writing prompts, writing papers, and assessments.

There are 6 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 3 or 4 weeks. There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 1-2 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of writing opinion pieces.


1- What are Facts?
2- Structure of an Informative Piece
3- How to Write Facts
4- Supplying Information on a Topic
5- Adding Illustrations
6- Practice #1- Writing an Informative Piece
7- Practice #2- Writing a How-to Piece

There are also…
–Writing Prompts for cyclical practice throughout the year
–Graphic organizers to use as needed
–Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (3 options with picture sizes)
–Assessments (teacher and self)

SAVE BIG! Buy this pack in 2 possible bundles.
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**Please keep in mind if you are buying multiple grade levels, the 1st Grade Opinion Writing sets will have some overlapping activities BUT the prompts, pictures, and topics will be completely different.**

This purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you would like to share with other classrooms, make sure to buy the extra licenses. Please contact me for a site license quote at jessica.L.tobin@gmail.com.

This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.K.2:
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.


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