LAFS.7.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
LAFS.7.W.2.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
LAFS.7.W.3.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Read examples of informational essays.
– Determine which essay structure will be best to explain the topic.
– Use graphic organizers to plan an essay.
– Develop an essay with facts, definitions, concrete details, information, and examples.
Monday, January 6th – The Life Cycle of a Butterfly – Sequencing Prompt & Everyone Learns Differently – Descriptive Prompt
Tuesday, January 7th – Moving into the Middle – Compare/Contrast & Cell Phones in School – Problem/Solution Prompt
Wednesday, January 8th – Periods 1, 2, & 3 = A Reason for Everything – Cause & Effect Prompt
Periods 5, 6, & 7 = Novel Study
Thursday, January 9th – Selecting a topic and writing an introduction.
Friday, January 10th – Outlining body paragraphs.
Friday, January 10th = Informational Packet Due
Mal = Bad/Abnormal
Metr/Meter = Measure
Mis/Mit = Send