W.5.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2

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

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

Worksheets

Samuel Adams
Worksheet
Samuel Adams
Say hello to Founding Father Samuel Adams, a man who wouldn't go down without a fight when Britain tried to change the rules on the colonists.
Year 6
Social studies
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Learn about the American Revolution the fun way, by designing your own "Don't Tread On Me" flag, in homage to the original Gadsden flag.
Year 6
Social studies
Worksheet
Travel Brochure
Worksheet
Travel Brochure
Explore setting by creating a travel brochure for the setting of your book.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Beijing
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Beijing
What's the best way to get to know a city? Play tourist! In this activity, students create a travel brochure on the 2008 Olympic host city, Beijing.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Berlin
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Berlin
About 14 million people visit the historic city of Berlin each year. Give your students the opportunity to study and share historic facts and places in Germany's capital with this brochure exercise.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Buenos Aires
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Buenos Aires
Encourage students to turn vacations into educational experiences. This activity asks students to research a famous destination, pull key information, and plug that information into a travel brochure.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

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
Creating a Social Media Page for a Famous American
Lesson plan
Creating a Social Media Page for a Famous American
Motivate your students to learn about significant figures in US history by giving them the opportunity to create a fake social media page based on facts.
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
The Impact of Westward Expansion
Lesson plan
The Impact of Westward Expansion
How did westward expansion impact people living in the United States? Use this history lesson to give students an overview of the people and events involved. Then help them reflect on multiple perspectives in an informational paragraph.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Come to the Colonies
Workbook
Come to the Colonies
These supplemental sheets take Colonial American history for a spin. Imaginative writing prompts and fact sheets for historic figures can be a fun complement to research projects.
Year 6
Social studies
Workbook

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