Text-Based Writing Nonfiction, Grade 3


Each unit prepares third grade students to complete a text-dependent writing prompt with activities that include close reading, vocabulary, and text-dependent questions.  Downloadable home-school connection activities help to extend learning at home.


Students gain valuable experience writing explanatory, compare-and-contrast, cause-and-effect, and other essential writing forms.  Each unit methodically guides students through close reading of an article with activities that include vocabulary and text-dependent questions to support understanding, a graphic organizer to help students plan their writing, and a text-dependent writing prompt.  Articles cover grade-level topics for science and social studies.  144 reproducible pages.