Unit 2: Teaching Books (Information Books)

Writing strategies we covered during this unit:

The writer has a beginning that catches the reader’s attention.
The writer has lots of information (facts, details, examples) across the pages.
The writer writes to answer questions readers might have.
The writer uses pictures to teach.
The writer has labels and details in their pictures.
The writer uses twin sentences.
The writer uses size, shape, and color words.
The writer uses comparisons to teach.
The writer gives examples to elaborate.
The writer uses expert words.
The writer tries to include something interesting on each page.
The writer wraps up their piece with an ending.
The writer is including all sounds in their words when attempting to spell the words.
The writer uses capitalization and punctuation rules.
The writer uses commas in lists.