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Building Writers

Seamlessly add your Building Writers curriculum from Handwriting Without Tears  to your homeschool schedule with these lesson plans for use with your Homeschool Planet subscription. Building Writers  composition workbooks offer extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles.

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Lesson Plans

Building Writers Lesson Plan Bundle  For Grades K - 5

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Lesson Plan Bundle includes:
Building Writers A
Building Writers B
Building Writers C
Building Writers D
Building Writers E
Building Writers F

 

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Building Writers A  For Grade K

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The curriculum for this Building Writers A lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498292: Building Writers Student Workbook A

Building Writers Student Workbook A
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbooks offer extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to write about a visit to the park, finish sentences about what food animals eat, draw & write about what makes them happy or sad, write a poem about fruit, copy facts about animals, and more. 86 pages, softcover. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level A is for Kindergarten / Grade K.

Building Writers A covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: Prepares students to write personal narratives and stories in a logical sequence
  • Information: Builds students' vocabulary to make them more effective non-fiction writers
  • Opinion: Supports students as they form opinions

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Building Writers B  For Grade 1

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The curriculum for this Building Writers B lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498295: Building Writers Student Workbook B

Building Writers Student Workbook B
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbook series offers extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to write facts about animals, to write a story, write an opinion essay, copy sentences, and more. 86 pages, softcover. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level B is for Grade 1.

Building Writers B covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: writing a story in order with details and an ending
  • Information: writing topic sentences, facts about their topic, and an ending
  • Opinion: writing an introduction that states their opinion, reasons that support their opinion, and a conclusion

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Building Writers C  For Grade 2

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The curriculum for this Building Writers C lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498296: Building Writers Student Workbook C

Building Writers Student Workbook C
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbook series offers extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to write the ending to a story, write sentences about different types of boats, describe the setting to a story, write facts about different types of animals or instruments, write about a favorite book, and more. 86 pages, softcover. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level C is for Grade 2.

Building Writers C covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: Students write stories in logical order with detail, action, and emotion, and provide an ending/closure
  • Information: Write an introduction about their topic, facts to explain the topic, and a conclusion
  • Opinion: Students learn to clearly state their opinion in a topic sentence, provide reasons to support their opinion, and write a conclusion

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Building Writers D  For Grade 3

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The curriculum for this Building Writers D lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498297: Building Writers Student Workbook D

Building Writers Student Workbook D
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbook series offers extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to write poems, write about famous explorers using provided facts, write stories, and more. 86 pages, softcover. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level D is for Grade 3.

Building Writers D covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: Students introduce a narrator and characters; write about an event with an organized sequence; use dialogue description and detail; and provide a sense of closure.
  • Information: Students share and explain information (such as facts, definitions, and topic details) by introducing a topic and providing a concluding sentence or paragraph
  • Opinion: Students write an introduction that clearly states an opinion, provide clear and organized supporting reasons for the opinion, and write a concluding sentence or paragraph

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Building Writers E  For Grade 4

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he curriculum for this Building Writers E lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498298: Building Writers Student Workbook E

Building Writers Student Workbook E
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbook series offers extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to write a story based on sequencing illustrations, write about natural disasters using facts given in the page margin, write a story, and more . Papberback. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level E is for Grade 4.

Building Writers E covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: Students write a story with a clear sequence of events; introduce a narrator and characters; enhance the story with dialogue and description; and use a variety of transitional words and phrases to show the order of events
  • Information: Students practice clearly introducing a topic; organizing their information into paragraphs and sections; writing facts, definitions, and details about their topic; using topic-specific vocabulary; connecting ideas with linking words and phrases; and writing a conclusion
  • Opinion: Students clearly state their opinion and introduction; organize their supporting reasons; write facts and details; clearly connect their opinions and reasons with linking words; and write a conclusion

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Building Writers F  For Grade 5

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The curriculum for this Building Writers F lesson plan can be found by using the following link~

498299: Building Writers Student Workbook F

Building Writers Student Workbook F
By Handwriting Without Tears

The Learning without Tears Building Writers composition workbook series offers extra practice for developing writing skills. Students become better, more fluent writers as they write about cross-curricular topics and practice narrative, information, and opinion-based writing styles. Simple black-and-white illustrations are paired with age-appropriate writing prompts that ask students to compare and contrast topics, and create introductions. Paperback. Consumable workbook; pages are reproducible for one child only. Level F is for Grade 5.

Building Writers F covers the following skills:

  • Narrative: Students write a story with a clear sequence of events; introduce a narrator and characters; include dialogue and description; use details to effectively communicate the experiences of characters and events; use words and phrases to show the order of events; and write a conclusion
  • Information: Students clearly introduce the topic; organize related information into logical paragraphs or sections; write facts, definitions, and details about the topic; use quotations and concrete details to develop the topic; include topic-specific vocabulary; connect ideas with linking words and phrases; and write a conclusion
  • Opinion: Students write an introduction that clearly states an opinion; write ideas and supporting reasons in an organized structure; write supporting reasons with facts and details, connect an opinion and supporting reason with linking words; and write a conclusion.

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