Unit Plan: Cycle #2 Report Writing & Respond and Evaluate Texts

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Language Program is divided into 6 cycles per year about 1.5 months per cycle. Each cycle/unit plan combines areas of Language curriculum: reading, writing, oral, media.
Cycles include lessons with descriptions of lesson that can be done to teach in literacy block. The units link to either Science or Social Studies unit. These units were planned for a grade 4/5 combined class but can easily be used for either a grade 4 or grade 5 class.

CYCLE #2:

Form of Writing: Report
Science Units:
Grade 5 – Properties & Changes in Matter
Grade 4 – Rocks and Minerals

Should we as citizens keep extracting and refining rocks and minerals for human use? Should we keep doing it even though it impacts society and the environment? How are rocks and minerals the same and different? How can you determine the rock or mineral based on physical features?

Grade 5 – Properties & Changes in Matter

What are the main forms of matter? What is the process to make matter change? What impact does it have on humans and on the environment? Can good citizenship contribute to less harm to the environment?

Writing
Learning Goal:
We are learning to gather and organize information to write a report for a specific purpose and audience.
Expectations:
1.1 – Purpose for writing
1.2 – Developing ideas
1.3 – Research
2.1 – Form
2.8 – Producing Drafts

Reading
Learning Goal:
We are learning to express opinions about the ideas and information in texts and cite evidence from the text to support opinions
Expectation:
1.8 – Responding and Evaluating
2.1 – Text Forms
2.2 – Text Patterns
2.3 – Text Features


Oral
Learning Goal:
We are learning to determine how oral texts effect or impact audiences.
Expectation:
1.9 – Presentation Strategies


Media
Learning Goal:
We are learning to identify who produces media texts, the reason, how they are produced and how they are funded.
(Linked to Health Unit on Healthy Eating)
Expectation: 1.6 – Production Perspectives

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Unit Plan: Cycle #2 Report Writing & Respond and Evaluate Texts
Unit Plan: Cycle #2 Report Writing & Respond and Evaluate Texts
Unit Plan: Cycle #2 Report Writing & Respond and Evaluate Texts
Unit Plan: Cycle #2 Report Writing & Respond and Evaluate Texts