Penguin Book Reports -- Common Core Kindergarten Writing

Following are our Penguin Book Reports after our Kindergarten "Close" Reading of Non-fiction books about Penguins. Oh, and yes we fulfilled these Common Core Standards.

Text Types and Purposes

 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.2 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.