Types of Writing Teaching Resources
Explore the different types of writing with your students this school year with printable RACES writing strategy worksheets, constructed response, graphic organizers and more teaching resources created by teachers for teachers.
This collection of curriculum-aligned teaching resources has been carefully reviewed by our expert teaching team to make sure every resource is classroom-ready — so we can make your lesson planning easier!
New to teaching the types of writing, or just looking for new ways to engage your students? Read on for a primer from our teacher team!
Roll to Create a Creature
A fun, hands-on activity using a die and a chart to create a creature to include in a narrative text or a comic strip.
Narrative Plot Structure Template
A template for students to use when planning the plot structure of a narrative text.
Readers Theater – Play Writing Template
A template for students to use when writing their own Readers Theater script.
Story Map Template
A template to use when exploring or planning a narrative story.
Would You Rather...? Question Cards
Would You Rather use this set of 31 question cards or eat a can of worms?
Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.
Factual Description Text Type Poster - With Annotations
A poster about the factual description text type, including an annotated example.
Exploring Informative Texts PowerPoint
A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about the structure and language features of informative texts.
Persuasive Vocabulary Word Wall
Help your students enhance their persuasive writing skills with a set of 40 persuasive vocabulary word cards.
Narrative Writing Planning Template
A template for students to use when planning a narrative text.
Persuasive Words - Modality Word Wall with Information
A set of 56 vocabulary words based on the degrees of modality in opinion writing.
Narrative Writing Pack
A narrative writing teaching pack containing 9 worksheets and posters.
Developing Characters Poster Pack - Show, Don't Tell Feelings
Enhance story development and characterization in student writing with a set of 16 Show, Not Tell Posters.
Imaginative, Opinion and Informative Paragraphs PowerPoint
A 22 slide editable PowerPoint Template to use when teaching your students about the structure of imaginative, opinion and informative paragraphs.
Developing Informative Writing Skills PowerPoint
A 19-slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about the structure and language features of informative texts.
Simple Procedure Texts Writing Scaffold
A scaffolding sheet to assist younger students in writing a simple procedure text.
Persuasive Writing Planning Template
A planning template to use when writing a persuasive or opinion text.
Assessment Rubric - Narrative Writing
An assessment rubric designed to help teachers to assess students' narrative writing.
Informative Texts - Scaffold Planning Sheets
4 planning templates to use when writing an informational text.
Leveled Paired Passage Worksheets-Mammals vs. Reptiles
Differentiate reading instruction with leveled nonfiction, compare and contrast passages, and worksheets.
Lewis and Clark Expedition - RACES Writing Strategy Worksheets
Practice using the RACES writing strategy for text evidence with a Lewis and Clark Passage, graphic organizer, and worksheet.
Narrative Writing Word Wall
A set of 44 vocabulary words related to narrative texts and narrative writing.
Friendship Writing Prompts
Encourage positive relationships by using our friendship writing prompts in your classroom.
Persuade Me: Persuasive Writing Prompts
A set of 4 persuasive writing prompts.
Opinion Text Planning Template (Using OREO)
Use the OREO opinion writing frames to support your student's opinion writing skills.
Persuasive Language Devices Worksheets
A set of 8 worksheets to help introduce persuasive language devices.
Opinion Paragraph - OREO Planning Template
A planning template for students to use when writing an opinion paragraph.
Opinion Writing Checklist (Simplified Version)
A checklist for students to use when proofreading and editing their opinion pieces.
Developing Procedural Writing Skills PowerPoint - Year 3 and Year 4
A 14 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching your students about the structure and language features of procedure texts.
Fact or Opinion - Sentence Sort Worksheet
A worksheet to use when teaching students how to distinguish between fact or opinion.
OREO® Opinion Writing Poster
A poster detailing what to put in an opinion paper using the OREO® acronym.
Assorted Writing Prompts Calendar – Upper Grades
Monthly writing calendar with 240 writing prompts for the year.
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