Eight Kinds of Writing

8 Kinds of Writing

Middle school students typically face 8 Kinds of Writing assignments:
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Cause and effect
  • Evaluation
  • Information reports
  • Observational writing
  • Problem/solution writing, and
  • Short stories. 

Use this flexible resource to strengthen your students’ capability in each format and bolster their test-prep skills. Each lesson includes four prompts, a graphic organizer, suggested approaches, and a final-draft checklist. The lessons are correlated to state standards.