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Week of September 25th

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in reading
and creating (interdisciplinary) science and social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas with our first of the six traits of writing.

Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize
my knowledge of organizing text and sequencing details
by creating an original writing that uses signal words
and answers the key questions of this category of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
upon organized writing that is done in a sequential manor by creating an original work including sequencing

I Can... evaluate signal questions and analyze(deep, rational)
to which text structure the signal questions belong

I Can...apply(deep, rational)
a sequencial topic to a text structure frame

I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
specific words that are included in a sequenced piece of writing

I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a sequenced piece of text, using signal words and signal questions
Activities & Assessments

Science--- Scientific Method
Meet the Ologist-Mark Norell
When to use me, myself and I - Emma Bryce https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XakoA2D0Okw
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Content Articles---Narrative---What Different Houses Have
Skill Lessons---Selecting the Right Lead
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Mentor Texts---George Washington’s Teeth
Graphic Organizers---Knowledge/Question/Response Chart
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Content Articles---Informative/Explanatory---Living on the Edge
Skills---Transitions to Clarify
Transition Words ---https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0y89jP-Rfg
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Six Traits---Organization Mentor Texts---Goldilocks and the Three Bears B/D/A Questioning Chart
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Week of September 18th

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in reading
and creating (interdisciplinary) science and social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas with our first of the six traits of writing.

Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize
my knowledge of organizing text and sequencing details
by creating an original writing that uses signal words
and answers the key questions of this category of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
upon organized writing that is done in a sequential manor by creating an original work including sequencing

I Can... evaluatesignal words and analyze(deep, rational)
to which text structure the signal word belongs

I Can...apply(deep, rational)
a sequencial topic to a text structure frame

I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
specific words that are included in a sequenced piece of writing

I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a sequenced piece of text, using signal words and signal questions
Activities & Assessments

Idea Development Mentor Text---Excerpt---Arch Enemy
Argumentative---News Debate:---F---Is for Fat
Assessment
develop an idea and then compose a descriptive paragraph
that includes signal words and answers signal questions
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Sequence:(definition)
Describe items or events in order or tells the steps to follow to do something or make something.

Signal Words:
First, Second, Next, Then, Before, After, Finally, Following, Not long after, Now, Soon, Prior to, While,
Meanwhile, At the same time, At last, Directions, In the end, On(date), At(time)

Mentor Texts---The Giving Tree
Graphic Organizer---Identify the Passage
Text Structure Frame
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Articles Activities---Expository rules 1-10, Rules to Writing
Six Traits---Organization
Mentor Texts---Fish Faces
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Six Traits---Organization Mentor Text---Excerpt---After Ever After
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Week of September 11th

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in reading
and creating (interdisciplinary) science and social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas with our first of the six traits of writing.

Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize
my knowledge of creating ideas and descriptive text structure
by creating an original writing that uses signal words
and answers the key questions of this category of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
using "Whether or Not"

I Can... evaluatesignal words and analyze(deep, rational)
to which text structure the signal word belongs

I Can...apply(deep, rational)
narrative components to a text structure frame that is originally created

I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
what is important to remember from the text a topic in a written descriptive paragraph

I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a descriptive piece of text, using signal words a narrative text an introduction and conclusion
Activities & Assessments

1. HOW DO I KNOW IF A PIECE OF WRITING IS DESCRIPTIVE?

Signal Questions
What specific topic, person, idea, or thing is being described?
How is it being described (what does it look like, how does it work, what does it do, etc.?
What is important to remember about it?
How can the topic be classified? Ex. Robin=type of bird
2. Skills---Convey Ideas and Descriptive Ideas
VIDEOHow to write descriptively - Nalo Hopkinson
3. Mentor Text-----At the Waterworks(Description)
Inside a Hurricane(Description)
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1. Skills---Introduce and Conclude the Topic
2. VIDEO The power of a great introduction - Carolyn Mohr
3. Science---Weather or Not (Discovery Education Video)
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1. Mentor Texts---A Bad Case of Stripes---Idea Development
2. Skill Lessons-----Decide Where to Begin
3. Skill Lessons Writing the NO-Time Narrative
4. Narrative---A Lincoln Portrait Narration Transcript---Vocabulary Overview Guide (Assessment)
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1. Mentor Texts---Cinderella Penguin or The Little Glass Slipper---Idea Development
2. Social Studies-Think like a historian
The Stone Ages---The Center of the City---Inquiry Chart (Assessment)
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Informative/Explanatory---Fatty Foods Flunk Out of School----Frayer Model (Assessment)

Week of September 5th

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in reading
and creating (interdisciplinary) science and social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas with our first of the six traits of writing.

Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize
my knowledge of creating ideas and descriptive text structure
by creating an original writing that uses signal words
and answers the key questions of this category of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
using "Whether or Not"

I Can... evaluatesignal words and analyze(deep, rational)
to which text structure the signal word belongs

I Can...apply(deep, rational)
narrative components to a text structure frame that is originally created

I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
what is important to remember from the text a topic in a written descriptive paragraph

I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a descriptive piece of text, using signal words a narrative text an introduction and conclusion
Activities & Assessments

Word Poster Splash
What does interdisciplinary mean?
Defintion Description
Signal Words
Descriptive Paragraph (Assessment)
Narrative Writing Sticky Note
Idea Development Sticky Note
Narrative, Expository, Argumentative Bookmarks
Text structure Frame (1)