|Unit of Instruction||Quarter 3, Week 8|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will introduce a topic, organize ideas, concepts, and information.
Students will develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, details, quotations, and other examples from the text.
Students will establish and maintain a formal style.
Students will provide a concluding statement that follows from information presented.
Students will draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Students will write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information though the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, audience, and purpose.
-Engage the text
-Quiz (reading grade)
*Thesis and 3 points
*3 topic sentences
Timed Essay – Courage
Block 1 – DEAR Time – Read
Block 2 – DEAR Time – Book Report questions
1) FSA prep packet
2) Scope Magazine – The Great Bird Poop Disaster
Pg. 17-19 – Students will write an introduction with a thesis explaining why this a problem and propose 1 solution by writing one body paragraph. Students who finish early may do more or complete a SCOPE article of their choice.
Announce essay winners and ticket drawing!
Finish FSA prep packet
Timed Test Do’s and Don’ts ppt.
Body Paragraphs ppt. – informative