Teaching information writing K-8 80 lessons to help K8 students overcome the frustration of putting together an information book report or persuasive essay. These original lessons provide concrete strategies to help students scaffold their ideas as they write in this challenging genre. The book is divided into sections for K2, 34, and 58. Each section features a collection of lessons directed at the needs of that particular age. Each lesson offers a ready-to-use format that discusses the lessons, a concrete direction for teaching a lesson, and suggests resource materials or specific books to use. These lessons will help students improve their nonfiction writing by making their work clearer, more authoritative, and more organized.