Taking Notes Without Copying - Note Taking Strategy - Back to School

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Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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Get your students writing about text with this easy and engaging strategy. This pack includes detailed lesson plans that scaffold from teacher modeling to independent practice. Even my first graders could write about text using this strategy!

After they find the important words from the text and compose sentences they can use their sentences to write paragraphs, research papers, make informational posters, etc... The possibilities are endless.

This instructional strategy can be used with any text you are using in your classroom.

Pack includes:

Detailed lesson plans

Graphic Organizers

*small sticky notes and an informational text are needed for this strategy

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Total Pages
16 pages
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Teaching Duration
4 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.


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