Reflection: Continuous Assessment I’m Melting!!! Write an Expository Paragraph (Day 1 of 3) - Section 5: Students Take a Turn


As students work, I continuously assess their progress. When they write, they particularly need to re-read and check their writing. My students struggle to think and write clearly, so I want them to draft, reread and edit independently. This takes practice- they don't really want to go back and fix their mistakes. However, it's helpful to model, model, model when I write so they can see that everyone needs to reread and edit. In this video, you'll see how I prompt a student to reread and edit his work.

  Continuous Assessment: Reread to check
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I’m Melting!!! Write an Expository Paragraph (Day 1 of 3)

Unit 6: Writing with Main Idea and Supporting Details
Lesson 3 of 5

Objective: SWBAT complete an expository paragraph by writing a topic sentence, 3 supporting statements and concluding sentence.

Big Idea: Solids to liquids – Write a paragraph to describe the snowman!

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Writing, main idea, topic sentence, Writing Process, 2nd Grade, concluding sentence, key details, states of matter
  55 minutes
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