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MS-Word - "How to..." Graphic Organizer - Informative Writing

Common Core Graphic Organizer for Word

This is a graphic organizer for students to create a short "How to.." informative article. Students choose a topic to explain in 4 steps. Students use the organizer to convey ideas clearly using written instructions and images. Students download the graphic organizer and open in Microsoft Word or compatible word processor.

Grades 3 -5

Common Core Graphic Organizer - Informative Writing

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2a Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

"How to..." Informative Writing - Finished Example

Students pick a subject to explain in 4 steps. Ex: How to ride a bike, make a cake, baby sit, rollerskate, catch a fish, grow a plant, tie a shoe, draw a face, walk a dog, shoot a free throw, play handball, ride a rollercoaster, ice skate, have a party, etc.

Informative Writing - Graphic Organizer

 

 

Finished Example:

Common Core Graphic Organizer - Informative Writing

 

 

Common Core "How To..." Graphic Organizer Template

Download: common-core-how-to-graphic-organizer-informative-writing.php

 

Common Core - Graphic Organizer - How to

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