Learning Outcomes English – LO A: Students will compile their ideas to produce a narrative, graphic organizer highlighting a day in the life an organism living in a Georgia habitat. Science – LO B: Students will differentiate between Georgia habitats and their inhabitants. LO: Students will compile their ideas to produce a narrative, graphic organizer highlighting a day in the life of an organism living in a Georgia habitat.
Essential Question English – EQ: How does creating a graphic organizer assist me in developing a narrative piece? Science – EQ: How does where an organism lives influence how it lives?
Structure of Narratives: Beginning
Structure of Narratives: Middle
Structure of Narratives: End
Teaching What is author’s purpose? - To entertain, persuade, and inform. Who will be the author of the narrative piece you are writing? - You will be the author. What is a narrative? - Tells a story - Includes a plot and setting -Written in 1 st person -Uses words like (I, me, he, or she)
Teaching You will create a Story Map today. Purpose of a Story Map - Help organize notes - Warm-up - Practice before draft - Gather ideas What to do you think a Story Map would look like?
Modeling 5 parts in a story map - Characters, problem, setting, plot, ending or conclusion 6 questions that help add detail to narrative a piece - Who, what, when, where, why, and how. Look at my model - What expectations might I have for your Story Map? - How does my model meet those expectations?
Assessment Create a Story Map highlighting a day in the life of an organism living in a Georgia habitat. Use the list of animals and Georgia habitats to assist you in the completion of the Story Map. Raise your hand when you have completed the Story Map.
Expectations Complete the given Story Map Expectations: -No sentences -Spelling and punctuation are not needed -Use only words and clauses Include: -Main ideas - Supporting details
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