Students often insert opinion into informative writing. Today we will write about a topic that students will have an opinion about. Our goal today is to help students keep opinions out of informational writing.
We have compared and contrasted a firsthand account and a secondhand account of the story of Ruby Bridges. In this lesson, it is the students' life-changing stories we will now compose firsthand and secondhand accounts of in order to compare and contrast.
In this lesson, students will compose a written piece on a life changing experience they have had. Their friends interviewed and wrote about this experience in our previous lesson. In our next lesson, we will compare the similarities and differences in t
Students are often told what to write about,but struggle with choosing a topic of their own. Students need to be able to formulate an idea on their own without direction. They need to learn to drive their thoughts and add their thinking to paper.