Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Informative/Exlpanatory Writing

I just finished and posted another informative/explanatory writing unit.  I'm working on taking some of our Social Studies standards and integrating them with writing.  Take a look!

What's Included:

The Wright Brothers – An Integrated Unit for 
Social Studies and Writing

Informative / Explanatory Writing
Common Core - 1.W.2
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic,
supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

*Bubble Map, Topic-Facts-Closure Page, and Handwriting Pages

Social Studies:
Economics Literacy
Common Core Standard 2 - The student will describe
the characteristics of the American economic system.

3. Summarize how historic inventors and entrepreneurs contributed to the prosperity of the nation including Samuel F.B. Morse, John Deere, Alexander Graham Bell, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and Thomas Edison.

~Plus some centers extras!~

*Read and Write the Room Cards and recording sheet
*Making words
*Math – “Counting On” and “One More – One Less”

Feel free to download the preview on TpT to see more.

Have a great rest of the week!

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