Reflection: Modeling Drawing on What You Know Using Background Knowledge to Guide Research - Section 2: I Do, You Watch

 

Although I rely heavily on Writer’s Workshop in teaching writing, I do feel it is important for students to see authentic writing modeled. I use mini-lessons to focus on specific writing lessons where needed. It may be how to weave grammar usage into writing or in this case, how to approach a specific genre of writing. 

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Drawing on What You Know Using Background Knowledge to Guide Research

Unit 3: Informational Writing
Lesson 2 of 10

Objective: SWBAT use information they already know to guide them in researching information about a topic.

Big Idea: Background knowledge can help enhance expository writing providing a clear description of a topic being explored.

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