Evidence-Based Writing Workbook for fifth-graders offers 64 pages of writing practice and prompts. It is aligned with the Common Core 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 5 writing prompts include world leaders, good health choices, voting, sports programs, national parks and insects. An accompanying online resource offers samples of scored student writing. The Applying the Standards: Evidence-Based Writing Workbook for students emphasizes the reading-writing connection by requiring students to read and use facts from literary and informational texts.