Teacher Resources: Chapter 24

Writing Prompts

Opinion: What is your opinion about the difference between hunting animals for food and clothing to take care of oneself and hunting animals to gather fur to sell to others? Link your opinions and reasons using words and phrases.

Informative/explanatory: Explain the life cycle of the sea otter. Include details about behavior, mating and breeding patterns, and raising young. Gather relevant information from print and digital sources.

Narrative: Imagine you are Won-a-nee the sea otter. Describe a day taking care of your pups. Include imagery and details about you and your pups' activities. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.

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Writing for Ranger Rick

Last updated: November 17, 2018