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'All About ...' - Informational Text Template

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 5

Practice informative writing with this versatile template.

Informational Text Writing Template

This worksheet does double duty! 

In addition to being informative text writing practice, students will work on making their handwriting crystal clear. It also includes a space for a picture as well as a caption.

Students will use this template as a free-writing exercise to explore a topic. They can write about a historical figure or event, a place, or even a fictional character. 

You can even use this template as a Back to School exercise where students write about themselves as a getting-to-know-you activity for kids

Through this activity, students demonstrate an ability to clearly convey ideas and information clearly.

Scaffolding + Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this informative text worksheet as an in-class or homework assignment for lessons on:

To Prepare This Resource

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between 4 printing options: Google slides, or as a PDF with 10 lines, 20 lines, or handwriting lines.  

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

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