5th grade State Writing Assessment Review {Freebies}

How do you prepare for the upcoming STATE writing assessment? My plan this week:
  • Discuss the types of writing -- the parts of each piece - have discussion about each
  • Discuss what a good writing piece looks like (for each type of writing)
  • Discuss the six traits and how they can be used to spice up their writing
  • Discuss which graphic organizers would best be used during pre-writing for each type of writing

  • Discuss & practice breaking down various writing prompts... really asking ourselves, "What is it they are asking me to do, exactly?"
**When I say discuss, students will have discussions about each defending their responses**

To assist in the first part, I made a few graphic organizers to keep the kiddos focused!! Hope you can use this FREEBIE! Click the picture to grab a copy (all 6 included in the download):

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