Reflection: Checks for Understanding Researching the Endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus! - Section 4: Drawing a Conclusion about Sources


Sasquatch eats them? Really? My student writing samples that show how my class has different thinkers and developmental levels. I have used this early in the year writing to understand my students better as far as where their thinking levels are. Are they literal? Are they able to think out of the box and extend their understanding to have confidence in themselves and their prior knowledge.

  Checks for Understanding: Student Writing & Data Samples
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Researching the Endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!

Unit 1: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT research a website using skimming and scanning skills and gather important information.

Big Idea: Students learn to identify valid resources, skim & scan and explore how to fill out a simple research grid as they research a "tree octopus".

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