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Are you looking for a stress-free, engaging way to spice up your writing period? These text-based informational compare contrast writing prompts with articles take all the stress out of finding paired text for writing instruction. It's a great resource to use around Presidents' Day!


The print and digital resource includes printable differentiated articles and many graphic organizers to help students learn how to write informational essays. Have your 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students explore the articles to get ideas on how to respond to the Presidents Day writing prompt. This writing resource can be used as a literary response, in writers workshop, or as test prep practice.


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. 


This text-based informational writing resource includes:

  • Two differentiated articles at varying Lexile levels:
    - George Washington (950-1050 & 1100-1185)
    - Abraham Lincoln (950-1050 & 1050-1150)
  • Timeline of Lincoln's accomplishments
  • Graphic organizers 
  • Planning sheet (three variations to choose from)
  • Final draft paper
  • Essay planning sheet
  • Seven-day lesson guide (lesson plans are NOT print and teach, but give you suggestions and tools to build a lesson to meet your students' needs)
  • Editable writing lesson plan template
  • Writing long-range planning guide
  • Writing grading rubric + editable version


Here are some other text-based information writing resources you might like:

Opinion Writing - Tiny Home Living

Opinion Writing Real or Artificial Christmas Tree

Holiday Writing Text-Based Compare and Contrast Different Cultures

Opinion Writing Valentines Day

Text Based Informational Writing Prompts: Differentiated Digital Resource MLK


As always, thank you for browsing! Please ask any questions you may have about my resources!


Jessica Bradley - The Learning Room


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. 

Presidents Day Writing Prompt - Text Based Informational Writing

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