This activity allows students to gather information, take notes, and complete an essay based on the process used to assess them through high-stakes testing. Students will read and take notes on an informational directions text called How to Make a Snow Globe, a newspaper article called Discovering a World of Snow and read an infographic called Did You SNOW This? They will then use the graphic organizer provide to synthesis the information. Students can then create their own snow globe from the patterns included! Finally, they will organize their writing and write an informational writing piece based on the Common Core Standards expectations in testing. Informational Writing student notebook page is included!
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