Report Writing – 2nd & 3rd Grade Informational Research Writing Unit Lessons

Report Writing – 2nd & 3rd Grade Informational Research Writing Unit Lessons



Report Writing – 2nd & 3rd Grade

⭐ This informational report writing journal unit is perfect for guiding your 2nd and 3rd graders through the research and report writing process. Includes lesson plans, anchor charts, templates, organizers, and rubrics.


⭐ This resource is perfect for an interactive notebook! This unit will walk your second and third graders through the entire writing process, from brainstorming to publishing a polished piece.


⭐ Aligns to CCSS and other state standards for informational report writing.


⭐ Student Choice = Engagement! This unit is open-ended and guides students toward picking a topic they are interested in. It does NOT include research articles. There are some guided templates for topics if your students need more scaffolding.


Key Features:

✏️ Lesson Plans: Explain how to teach lessons 1-11 with all of the worksheets you need.


✏️Anchor Charts: Each step in the writing process has its own anchor chart.


✏️Graphic Organizers: Organizers are perfect for helping students plan and draft their writing.


✏️ Mini Rubrics: Students can use these as a self-assessment throughout the entire writing process.


✏️ Stationary and Printable Books: Make this resource fun, engaging, and educational.


✏️ Flexible Formats: Printable and digital versions are perfect for in-person and remote learning. Google Slides version is compatible with Google Classroom and can be downloaded in PowerPoint to integrate with Microsoft Teams.


✏️No Prep/ Low Prep: Digital versions require NO PREP. The printable version is low prep. Just print the pages, place them in folders or journals, and go!


What’s Included:

  1. Lesson 1: What is a Report? Report Structure
  2. Lesson 2: Brainstorming
  3. Lesson 3: Planning
  4. Lesson 4: Research and Note-Taking
  5. Lesson 5: Report Introduction
  6. Lesson 6: Subtopic Body Paragraphs
  7. Lesson 7: Linking Words
  8. Lesson 8: Conclusions
  9. Lesson 9: Rough Draft
  10. Lesson 10: Revising and Editing
  11. Lesson 11: Publishing Polished Piece
  12. Report Writing Templates


*Note: Some lessons will take multiple days.


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