This lesson focuses on the vocabulary and skills students need to define, identify, discuss and apply a variety of informative writing techniques. The texts in this lesson are infographics related to marginalized people. Students are asked to apply the techniques they learn to an informative text of their own.
The purpose of this lesson is to help students develop their paraphrasing and summarizing skills. Focusing on the I do, We do, You do method, the lesson is collaborative between teachers and students. Objectives:paraphrase information in a nonfiction textconnect like ideas and combine sentencescreate a summary of a piece of nonfiction edit writing for mechanics, usage, grammar, and spelling errorspublish a summary Approx. Time: one week
This problem-based learning module is designed to bring “Awareness” to students about being judgemental and pre-judging people. Students will become aware of their own judgmental issues and develop a presentation that will bring awareness to their audience on the topic. This module is developed with instruction based on whole group discussions, station rotations, partner research as well as final presentation. This module is created with the ELA standards of W.7.6, W.7.2 , SL.7.1 and the history standard of 7.16 as the focus.