Reflection: Essay Writing Famous First Lines - Section 3: Assessment


During the assessment of their opening sentences, I noticed many students’ sentences began the same way. I used this information to plan a writing lesson on sentence fluency. Even though my district has a curriculum map, I also take into consideration the needs of my students to drive my instruction. This increases student achievement by helping identify deficits or provide enrichment as needed.

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Famous First Lines

Unit 10: Reading Informational Text
Lesson 8 of 15

Objective: SWBAT introduce a topic of an informational paragraph.

Big Idea: Students think about their audience as they work to develop an opening sentence with the purpose of informing the reader.

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