4 planning templates to use when writing an informational text.
These planning sheets have been designed to help your students’ group facts together when they are researching a particular topic for an informational text.
This teaching resource includes four scaffold planning sheets:
- blank template.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
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