Lesson Plan: Writing Mini LessonGrade: 5Time: 40 minutesStandard: English Language Arts Standards- WritingText Types and PurposesW.5.5.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and informationclearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group relatedinformation logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimediawhen useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or otherinformation and examples related to the topic.Objective: Students will be able to form a well developed paragraph/ essay based on the major pointsthey have learned from their nonfiction book.Materials:
Energy Today: Nuclear Power
at Are Nuclear Power Plants?
Lesson Sequence:Anticipatory Set- Boys and girls, we have learned about nuclear energy after reading the book,
Energy Today Nuclear Power
through the use of books text , pictures, charts and diagrams. Furthermore in this book,we have also seen how authors organize the main points that they want to inform their readers about.State Objective and Purpose- Well, today we are going to learn how to write a paragraph/essay that will inform others aboutthe topic that we have learnedabout fromreading our nonfiction books. Using the facts we have learnedas supporting details in the paragraph.Teach and Model-
First, we need to look through the notes we jotted down when we read our books in order tofind out what the main ideas were in the book. Show this chart on board.
Three things I have learned from this book are1.
Nuclear power is a powerfulform of energy.2.
Nuclear energy is formed by splitting atoms.3.
Nuclear waste that is dangerous.