Category Archive: informational writing

The Intersection of Poetry and Informational Writing + a Giveaway


When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders can be used as a mentor text to help students craft poems, instead of biographies or informational reports, about people they read about and research.

Information Charts: A Guest Blog Post by Kristi Mraz and Marjorie Martinelli


We are so delighted to be guest blogging here at Two Writing Teachers. We know many teachers who use this invaluable resource and are honored to lend our thoughts on writing. It’s that… Continue reading

Informational Writing that Dazzles + a Giveaway


A couple months back I promised to be more intentional about finding nonfiction picture books to recommend as mentor texts for writing workshop.  I’ve been looking at a lot of informational texts in… Continue reading