This product can be used within many grades. It includes 2 lessons- 5 days each.
Day 1- Gather information. Students and teacher will use a graphic organizer to find out what kids know about a topic. Interactive websites will be used to research.
Day 2- Work with the information. Students will use a different graphic organizer to sort facts by attributes, actions and environment. Students will cut and paste facts to make a tree map.
Day 3- Write using the information. The class will brainstorm a topic sentence and work on drafting the body of the writing. Students will use their graphic organizers to write their paper.
Day 4-5 Write using the information. Continue to work on draft. Students will edit and revise, publish their piece of writing, and illustrate their writing.
Includes reproducible graphic organizers.
Includes examples and exemplars.