W.2.5

With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

 
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Faulty Logic: Overgeneralization

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Mentor Text: Sentence Fluency

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can mentor text help develop sentence fluency in writing ?

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And the author is...Using Digital Tools For Writing

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Empower students to recognize that they are thinkers and writers! They will collaborate on a writing piece to brainstorm, organize and publish ideas with a digital tool.

 
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Mentor Text: Word Choice in Writing

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can mentor text model effective word choice in writing ?

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Inside or Out? Draft the Opinion Essay - (Lesson 2 of 3)

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Opinion Essays
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Opinion Essays
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Write the rough draft to share your opinion!

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Mentor Text: Voice in Writing

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Mentor Texts
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can mentor text help develop voice in writing ?

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Faulty Logic: Circular Reasoning

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sections What is Self-Contradiction Duration: 20 minutes. In order to teach the Common Core writing standards of using reasoning to support opinions, I guide students to explore faulty logic. Faulty logic is an argument that l

 
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Describe a Plant-Revise and Peer Edit

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Plants
Melissa Collins
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Get ready to revise and peer edit our first draft about the parts of a plant !!

 
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Draft and Edit a 'Star' Narrative - (Lesson 2 of 3)

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing About Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing About Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Write the rough draft and using editing 'stars' to make it look great!

 
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Inside or Out? Edit and Finalize Your Opinion Essay (Lesson 3 of 3)

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Opinion Essays
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Writing Opinion Essays
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Edit, write a final draft to share your opinion about which is better: indoor or outdoor recess?

 
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Go Figure with Figurative Language - It Helps with Predicting!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Figurative language and illustrations carry SO MUCH MEANING - let's take a look at how they help students predict!

 
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Errors in Reasoning: Faulty Logic

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Proofreading and Editing Day 1 of 2

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Learning proofreading edit marks is another written language, one we can’t assume students know.

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Errors in Reasoning Overview

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Faulty Logic: Self-Contradictions

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Reflections (1)
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