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A ATTACK! Attack the Task Circle words that ask you to do something “Read, write, discuss, support, use, etc.” Underline words that follow the verbs Star anything you think is extra important.
After reading the articles, write an informational essay on the many uses of spider silk. Be sure to support your ideas with information from the articles. Write a paragraph comparing static electricity to current electricity. Be sure to use words from the vocabulary chart. Write three sentences about how policemen help our community. Make sure you capitalize and punctuate your sentences.
B Brainstorm Use a graphic organizer to gather ideas. Write what you already know about the topic. Research, learn, or read and add new information.
Static Electricity Current Electricty What I learnedWhat I think Informational Brainstorms
C Choose Order Group similar ideas in your brainstorm together Decide what you will write 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd and so on. Plan on a NEW graphic organizer
OREO Organizer Opening: Two word punch. Description. Story dealing with topic. Question? With possible answer. Interesting Fact about topic. TOPIC SENTENCE/OPINION First… First of all… My first reason… Let me begin… To begin with… To start with… Initially… My number one reason… First things first… 1 st REASON/1 st STEP/1 st EXAMPLE EVIDENCE AND/OR DETAILS Secondly… Second… Next… Following that… After that… Additionally… Furthermore… Another key point… 2 nd REASON/2 nd STEP/2 nd EXAMPLE EVIDENCE AND/OR DETAILS Finally… My final reason… Last… Lastly… Third… In light of… My final point… Ultimately… 2 nd REASON/2 nd STEP/2 nd EXAMPLE EVIDENCE AND/OR DETAILS Closing: In conclusion… Ultimately… Let me reiterate… In brief… As I have noted… Suggestions. Why topic is important. Story related to first story on how things changed. Restate the things discussed in paper.
Topic Opening I think… Reason 1 Closing These are the reasons why… Reason 3 Reason 2 Four Square Introduction Item 1 Item 2Item 3 Conclusion Oreo Organizer
D Draft Write a hook with a topic sentence Write a body Make sure you have transitions End with a great conclusion
Error Check Re-read what you wrote out loud Fix things that sound wrong Fix Capitols and punctuation (sentences) Fix things that are spelled wrong E
This idea was taken from Kelly Gallagher’s book Teaching Adolescent Writers ALL of Kelley Gallagher’s stuff is AMAZING!!!
SAGE Information February grade 1-3 paragraphs 5-6 grade no length suggestiong Fix things that are spelled wrong
Length of Passages original refers to , new refers to
U Utah Compose Writing tool for Use pre-created prompts or write your own Teachers login with cactus ID, default password was either the cactus ID again, or their 6-digit birthday – month, day, year Scores on 6-traits components, not content.