Lesson 4 | InformativeWriting Independent Writing
TEKS 4.5H(v), 4.7A, 4.7F(i)
• Learn and apply prewriting strategies. • Understand the writing process. • LANGUAGE Generate domain-specific words and phrases. LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Teaching Pal pp.10–11 Student Edition pp.10–11 Interactive Reader andWriter p. 4 Graphic Organizer 7
You Do It Introduce the Student Model Have students turn to Interactive Reader and Writer p. 00 . Read the page with students and clear up any confusion. Tell students to use the topics they generated in Lesson 3 or choose a new topic.
Then have students complete the page by listing topics and choosing one to brainstorm. As you circulate, offer suggestions as students complete the page. Remind students that as they will use the brainstorming notes on this page to guide them as they continue with this
Writing Workshop. Conferencing
• Have students work with their Writing Buddy to review their writing and look for ways to improve it. Use Peer Conferencing Routine . • While students individually work on their writing, use Teacher–Student Conferencing Routine to conference with individual students or small groups. Sharing • Use the Sharing Routine to have students share their progress. Have students share their brainstorming lists with their Writing Buddies. Have them offer any additional ideas they might have for their partner.
Interactive Reader andWriter p. 000
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For students having trouble thinking of ideas to add to their brainstorm, encourage them to review this week’s texts in the Student Edition or to consult a content-area textbook or another book in the classroom library to get ideas.
Offer students this extension opportunity: Group similar or related ideas into categories. How does each group of ideas relate to the topic? How are the groups of ideas different from one another?
Ask concrete questions to elicit topic vocabulary and guide students to write words and phrases to express their ideas. BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE
TEXAS ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TEKS 4.7D(i) use complete simple sentences with correct subject-verb agreement; TEKS 4.7D(viii) use coordinating conjunctions to form compound predicates, subjects, and sentences
Module 3 • Lesson 4
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