We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in
reading and creating (interdisciplinary) science and social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas with our first of the six traits of writing.
I know I am successful when I can synthesize
my knowledge of adding voice to text
and utilizing the text structure of problem and solution
by creating an original writing that uses signal words
and answers the key questions of this category of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
upon organized writing that is done in a problem and solution manor by
creating an original work including a distinctive problem that has at least one solution.
I Can... evaluate signal questions and analyze(deep, rational)
works of literature for their value of voice.
I Can...apply(deep, rational)
the text structure, problem and solution, to both science and social studies texts.
I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
specific words that are included in a problem and solution piece of writing.
I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a problem and solution piece of text, using signal words and signal questions.
Activities & Assessments
Problem and Solution
How to Create an Ending
How to Take Notes
1.Write the title of the article, there will be 3.
2.Summarize with a bullet or two what the first paragraph is saying.
3.Write all subheadings and put bullets to summarize.
4.Only use 1 computer for 2 children.
5. Each student may have the same notes and you can discuss what to write.