Reflection: Intervention and Extension Writing Great Topic and Concluding Sentences (Day 2 of 2) - Section 4: Student's Take A Turn


The students that I have differ in language level, which really shows up when we are writing. As they work on these paragraphs, its important for me to use 'teachable moments' to differentiate instruction.

This student had the opportunity to use a contraction and I explained that with his writing. Another student had more language ability, generalizing contractions more fully in her writing. For that student, the teachable moment might go beyond these simple contractions to using more adjectives or higher level vocabulary.

  Intervention and Extension: Teachable moments
Loading resource...

Writing Great Topic and Concluding Sentences (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 6: Writing with Main Idea and Supporting Details
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT write clear a topic and concluding sentence to support a expository paragraph.

Big Idea: Introduce, conclude, and add a detail in the middle!

  Print Lesson
English / Language Arts, Special Education, Writing, main idea, topic sentence, Writing Process, 2nd Grade, temperature, concluding sentence
  55 minutes
student artifact 2
Similar Lessons
Current Events
2nd Grade ELA » Florida Research
Big Idea: How do we keep current about news in our community ? Students delve deeper into informational text by analyzing, summarizing, and evaluating the relevancy of this text real world situations.
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Writing A Life Story
2nd Grade ELA » I Am A Biographer
Big Idea: Using notes to write text is a complex task. Scaffolding the task makes the job doable.
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
Miki Frace
Describe a Plant-Brainstorming and First Draft
2nd Grade Science » Plants
Big Idea: Getting ready to brainstorm about the parts of a plant!!
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
Melissa Collins
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload