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Writing Resources: Informational Texts

Selected resources for teaching writing K-12. APT designates resources purchased with funds from the Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

Text Complexity

How do you determine text complexity?

Do you challenge students to read complex, but quality texts?

Standards & Assessment

Reviewing the Common Core Standards

PARCC Task Generation Models for Writing Assessment

Dr. Hong's Table

Dr. Hong & Students

Paired Informational Texts

Create a prompt to write an essay that compares and contrasts information from multiple sources

Vocabulary Review

Select words in informational texts and complete a vocabulary chart