W.4.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.2

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"Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly."

These worksheets and lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
Can you remember your favorite Thanksgiving? With the help of this festive writing prompt, your child can polish her creative writing skills.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How to Write a Paragraph
Worksheet
How to Write a Paragraph
Yum, this paragraph is making me hungry! With this introductory worksheet, your student will learn how to write a paragraph.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Marginalized People of the Gold Rush
Worksheet
Marginalized People of the Gold Rush
The Gold Rush wasn't great for some, such as women, Chinese-Americans and Native Americans. Read about them and consider their dilemmas with this worksheet.
Year 5
Social studies
Worksheet
Presidential Press Conference
Worksheet
Presidential Press Conference
Think mom is mean? Try the media! With this worksheet, your kid can pretend to be president and answer the tough questions the press has for him.
Year 5
Social studies
Worksheet
Presidential Address
Worksheet
Presidential Address
When the president speaks, people listen. If you were the president, with the whole country listening, what would you say?
Year 5
Social studies
Worksheet
Writing Instructions
Worksheet
Writing Instructions
Help your child learn to write clearly and concisely by writing her own set of "how to" instructions.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Author's Purpose: Easy as PIE
Lesson plan
Author's Purpose: Easy as PIE
Give your class the "write" tools they need to become excellent authors. In this literary lesson, students use their knowledge of author's purpose to successfully write pieces that persuade, inform, and entertain.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Giving Directions: Tell Me How
Lesson plan
Giving Directions: Tell Me How
Students will have fun engaging in activities that develop their ability to write sequential step-by-step directions. This lesson helps young learners with being detailed and using transition words in their writing.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
All About the Informative Essay
Lesson plan
All About the Informative Essay
Informative essays have a structure that is fairly easy to dissect. This lesson includes an anchor essay which students will mark up, a mixed-up essay outline for them to sort, and a web for them to organise ideas for their own essay.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Valentine's Day Differences
Lesson plan
Valentine's Day Differences
Have you ever wondered how people in different parts of the world celebrate your favorite holiday? Use this lesson to research the similarities and differences between Valentine's Day celebrations in different regions of the world.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
A Deeper Look into the Preamble to the Constitution
Lesson plan
A Deeper Look into the Preamble to the Constitution
Understanding the Constitution is an important civic duty. This lesson gives your students a chance to break down the Preamble to the Constitution into manageable chunks, and translate it into student-friendly language.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Researching an Inventor
Lesson plan
Researching an Inventor
This lesson gives your students practise researching an inventor to write an informative essay. Students will use a graphic organizer to take notes on the research they conduct in the library or on the internet.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

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Games

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Exercises

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