Here is a helpful sign and printable for helping students use phrases when providing evidence from a text. Sign can be printed and used as an anchor chart, used as a handout, and/or glued in a writing notebook. **Checkout my other writing resources on my TPT page!**

Providing Evidence from a Text

An English Teacher's Toolbox • Grammar flip book

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FREEBIE! Showing Evidence Strips....These have great evidence stems to help your kiddos cite specific evidence in their written responses/discussions. Just print and cut down the middle. Great for common core!

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Elaborate in opinion writing. Support your reasons by adding...

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Evidence in Writing Poster

Evidence in Writing Poster

LESS writing MORE skill practice! See how my students mastered locating evidence from within a text in my blogpost here!

Underlining Evidence In the Text

Citing Evidence - Finding Proof - Inferring Word Meaning - Character Traits & Feelings 1st-3rd grade

Growing Firsties: Finding Proof

There's a new kid in town: Celery Citings! These progressively more difficult daily writing lessons are just the ticket to teach your 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders how to quote experts when writing from nonfiction texts. Each passage teaches your kids interesting facts from all over the world.

Celery Citings: Learning to Cite for Nonfiction Text-Based Writing #1-#5

Common Core ELA Standards: Text Based Evidence (TBE) using Interactive Notebooks

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6 OPINION Stimulus Texts for Grades 3, 4 & 5. If you're looking for high interest stimulus texts for your young writers, here are six different texts written on a single topic: perfect for writing practice! Should kids have cell phones of their own?

Should Kids Have Their Own Cell Phones? 6 Stimulus Texts for Grades 3, 4, & 5.

"Carrot Mariachi" is all about capital letters at the beginning of sentences and for proper nouns. Do your kids frequently leave these out? They'll learn the trick in a hurry with Convention Carrots! Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students will enjoy these 5 minute lessons with answer key included.

Convention Carrots: Daily Convention Writing Exercises #11-#15

Millions of kids can't remember to add periods to the end of their sentences when they are writing. Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students can master that skill while having a great time with these daily convention writing exercises. They take just 5 minutes!

Convention Carrots: "Period Power" #6-#10

"Commas to the Rescue!" Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade writers will master conventions with Convention Carrots. Each 5 minute lesson reinforces one specific aspect of conventions. This week's featured star is Comma! Your students will love these whimsical exercises while learning where to put commas.

Convention Carrots: Daily Convention Writing Exercises #1-#5

FREE! R.A.C.E Writing Strategy Card: How to Answer Constructive Response Prompts. Are your students ready for the PARCC? Standardized tests? Looking for a way to teach, how to cite evidence? Enjoy this Back To School Freebie!

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Pickle King! Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th grade students will once again rise to the paraphrase with Pickle King, the 5th installment of daily paraphrase writing exercises. Kids are now being asked to respond to text-based writing, and paraphrasing is an important skill for young writers to master.

Paraphrase Pickles: Daily Paraphrase Writing Exercises #21-#25

Yee Haw! Pickle Rides Again! Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders will once again love these daily paraphrase writing exercises that take 5 minutes to complete. Each day's paraphrase exercise comes with TWO paraphrase examples. Since students are now asked to respond to text-based writing, this is a great way to practice paraphrasing.

Paraphrase Pickles: #11-#15 Daily Paraphrase Writing Exercises

Abracadabra! It's the Great Pickledini! The 4th installment of Daily Paraphrase Writing Exercises will be sure to teach your 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th graders riveting nonfiction information while encouraging them to learn the easy way to paraphrase. Young writers are being asked to do more text-based writing, and paraphrasing is an important skill to master to make that happen.

Paraphrase Pickles #16-#20: Daily Paraphrase Writing Exercises

Anchor chart for writing long off of post its

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R.A.C.E. Response to Text Strategy - FREE Printables!

Bloggerific!: R.A.C.E. to English Class!

This combines two essential skills with one set of lessons! Use popular back to school read alouds to teach students how to write a five sentence paragraph with these seven step-by-step lessons. All of the mentor texts encourage positive classroom behavior and routines. $

Introducing Paragraphs

Students will practice writing summaries with a focus on topic sentences. Summary topic sentences are made up of identifying the item (story/article), a summary verb, and finishing your thought.

Writing Summary Topic Sentences

RACE POSTER {FREE} -Balanced Literacy, Writing, Reading Strategies 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool Curricula, Printables, Posters...Part of the Common Core requires that students answer text dependent questions by citing evidence from the text and explaining their evidence....This download includes 3 versions of the RACE poster that reminds students what to include in their written responses.

RACE Poster {Free}

WritingFix: A Pre-Writing Suggestion for Practicing for a the Nevada Writing Test

A Pre-Writing Suggestion for Practicing for a the Nevada Writing Test

This product models a gradual of release process that teaches student to write analytically about text.

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transition word lesson with example act to print

WC 1 1 Transition Words | BetterLesson