Exploring Writing: Level 3 Kit

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  • Grade: 3
  • Interest Level: 3
  • Item: TCM9003
  • ISBN: 9780743990035
  • Language: English
Description
This award-winning, dynamic supplementary writing and intervention program includes everything classroom teachers need to help students improve their writing skills. The wide variety of texts in this kit allow students to develop their writing skills through reading, oral discussion, and vocabulary development. Students will practice various writing genres, including narrative nonfiction, fiction and poetry, expository/informative, and persuasive/argumentative text types. The high-interest Activity Cards included in this kit feature short, focused texts, writing models, and TIME FOR KIDS® content to engage and guide students while vibrant charts, graphs, and images help improve visual literacy. This kit also includes a Teacher's Guide for each genre with lesson plans, various formative and summative assessments, rubrics, student-writing exemplars, and graphic organizers. Additional support for grammar and writing conventions is provided through copies of TIME FOR KIDS® Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics and Writer's Notebook.

TIME FOR KIDS® Exploring Writing: Level 3 Complete Kit includes:
  • multiple student Activity Cards for each text type
  • four Teacher's Guides
  • Management and Support Guide including correlations to standards
  • Single copy of Writer's Notebook
  • Single copy of Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
  • Digital resources
$499.99/ea

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Activity Cards demonstrating a variety of text types and purposes
  • Teacher's Guide with mulitple formative and summative assessments and student-writing exemplars
  • Management & Support Guide
  • Single copy of Writer's Notebook
  • Single copy of Grammar, Usage, & Mechanics
  • Digital Resources
Exploring Writing: Level 3 Kit

Activity Cards

High-interest Activity Cards feature TIME FOR KIDS® content and provide a wide range of writing models that can be used as mentor text. Each kit includes twelve Activity Cards provided for each of the four master genres that correspond to the lessons:
  • Narrative Nonfiction
  • Expository
  • Persuasive
  • Fiction and Poetry

Teacher's Guide

The Management & Support Guide offers teachers the support they need to implement Exploring Writing into their curriculum. Teachers will find all the resources and support they need to set up a writing workshop in their classroom. Sections include:

  • Program Overview
  • Writing Support, including how to support students in the steps of the writing process, traits of good writing, and assessment support
  • Portfolio Assessment support
  • Journaling support
  • Rubrics that can used with this program and with any writing program
  • Index

Teacher's Guide

Management & Support Guide

The Management & Support Guide offers teachers the support they need to implement Exploring Writing into their curriculum. Teachers will find all the resources and support they need to set up a writing workshop in their classroom. Sections include:

  • Program Overview
  • Writing Support, including how to support students in the steps of the writing process, traits of good writing, and assessment support
  • Portfolio Assessment support
  • Journaling support
  • Rubrics that can used with this program and with any writing program
  • Index

Management & Support Guide

Test Preparation Booklet

A Test Preparation Booklet is included in the Secondary and Content Area kits to prepapre students for standardized tests. Teachers are provided with support to teach test taking strategies, test day tips, and ways to use test results to inform instruction.

Test Preparation Booklet

Writer's Notebook

Each full-color Writer's Notebook includes sections to support the steps of the writing process--Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing and Proofreading, and Publishing.

Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

This full-color resource focuses on grammar and writing conventions in an engaging, student-friendly manner with guided practice activities and "Tips for Writers."

Digital Resources

  • Activity Cards
  • Reproducible worksheets
  • Checklists
  • Parent Letters

Correlations to Common Core, State, and Province Standards


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