Evidence-Based Writing Workbook for first-graders offers 64 pages of writing practice and prompts. It is aligned with current state standards and includes a writing rubric, student writing checklist, five-page writing process practice packet, and pages of writing prompts to encourage higher-level thinking and thoughtful writing. Each writing prompt is paired with a graphic organizer to help students plan, research and pre-write. Specific writing types taught are opinion/argumentative, informative/explanatory, narrative, and research writing. Grade 1 writing prompts include national parks, favorite toys, trees, meal choices and playground games. The Applying the Standards: Evidence-Based Writing Workbook emphasizes the reading-writing connection by requiring students to read and use facts from literary and informational texts.