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|
– Students will review organizational patterns of an explanatory essay.
– In order for students to have a clear understanding of The Florida Everglades, students will read texts, watch films, and conduct online research.
– Students will:
– Introduce a topic clearly.
– Organize ideas, concepts, and information.
– Create an introduction.
– Outline body paragraphs.
– Create a conclusion.
Monday, January 13 – Explore The Florida Everglades.
Tuesday, January 14 – Read two articles about The Florida Everglades and create explanatory essay introduction.
Wednesday, January 15 – Periods 1, 2, & 3 = Novel Study & Periods 5, 6, & 7 = Organizing information and ideas.
Thursday, January 16 – Create body paragraphs for explanatory essay.
Friday, January 17 – Spelling/Vocabulary
Write conclusion for explanatory essay.
Friday, January 17th:
Informative Essay Packet is Due
Ped, Pod = Foot
Phon = Sound
Photo = Light