Reflection: Flexibility Informational Format: Creating MLA-Style Information Note Cards - Section 2: Finding and Using Information Creating Info Cards


As with the above section, this also ran long. It took much longer than I expected for students to be able to locate peers, in one class disregarding the "groups of three" directions completely. After taking the time to shuffle students around, we got back on track, and students began skimming and creating their examples, but we did not get any further than that. See the video below for other thoughts on reteaching/drawing students attention to the format of info cards. 

  Flexibility: Reflecting on Finding and Using Information
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Informational Format: Creating MLA-Style Information Note Cards

Unit 4: Persuasive Writing: Research and Rhetorical Skills
Lesson 5 of 16

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of how to gather relevant information to support an argumentative topic by taking notes on information cards.

Big Idea: Info cards and finding specific information are today's milestones as students continue their trek through the research process.

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