Writing Task - 3D Printing

Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
Writing Task - 3D Printing
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Common Core Standards
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In this argumentative writing lesson, students develop and justify a claim about the influence of 3D printing. The writing prompt, informational texts and text-dependent questions are modeled after a Research Simulation Task (RST) on the PARCC exam.

The lesson begins with students gathering evidence from a YouTube video and from a Science News for Students article. The sources introduce students to the process and applications of 3D printing. After students have conducted research and reviewed both sources, students identify the claims on both sides of the argument, identify the reasons that support each claim and the evidence from the video and text that supports those reasons. This information is compiled in an easy to use graphic organizer. Finally, students create their own claims, outline their ideas, and produce the essay to justify their position.

The multi-day lesson would be a great addition to any ELA, engineering, technology, or science class. The assignment meets Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) writing requirements.

This product includes
♦ Detailed teacher notes
♦ Student activity packet with a video guide, annotation key, and graphic organizers
♦ Embedded links to quality background research video clips and an article
♦ Easy-to-use grading rubric and answer key

Materials needed for each student:
♦ A copy of the student activity packet
♦ A copy of the background research article or a device to read on

Materials needed for the class:
♦ A computer with internet access and projector to display the video clip

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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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