Reflection: Gradual Release Native American Research Project: Draft Those Great Facts! (Lesson 5 of 8) - Section 3: Complete Rough Drafts: Putting Our Notes Into Paragraphs


My students needed a lot of support with the drafting process.  I found it helpful to model step-by-step, having them complete a line right after modeling.  As the year progresses, they'll be able to do more on their own.

  Drafting as Part of the Writing Process
  Gradual Release: Drafting as Part of the Writing Process
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Native American Research Project: Draft Those Great Facts! (Lesson 5 of 8)

Unit 1: Generational Stories, Favorites that are Retold, and Native American Unit
Lesson 5 of 13

Objective: SWBAT create a topic sentence, four or more detail sentences, and a conclusion sentence from notes taken during research.

Big Idea: The tribe begins taking their research and turning it into their own sentences on a planning page.

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