This document is to be used at the end of study of Garrett Morgan, the inventor of the traffic signal and gas mask (among other things). This product was originally used in a 2nd grade content-based ESL classroom but works well for mainstream classroom differentiation based on language proficiency.
Students will use the words they select from the adjective/verb chart to write an informational/biographical paragraph about Garrett Morgan.
Expanding: 8+ sentences
Developing: 6+ sentences with teacher guidance
Beginning: 4+ sentences with teacher guidance.
Entering: Sentences created using sentence stems from teacher.