and punctuation throughout. Identify and summarize important facts.
Summarize and share the evidence from scientific investigations.
Use a word processor to write a paragraph using correct grammar, capitalizationand punctuation throughout. Use technology tools to gather, organize, graph, and interpret data.Use an online dictionary and thesaurus. Cite the sources I used to research.
Use a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas to answer questions, asking for help whenneeded. Use computer resources to find information. Understand the importance of accurateinformation, with adult help. Take notes and summarize from a reference or nonfiction source orcomputer resource.
Use prior knowledge to determine the need for information (1.1.2).Develop and use successful strategies for locating information (1.1.4/1.1.5). Determine accuracy,relevance, and comprehensiveness (1.1.5). Select information relevant to the problem or questionat hand (1.1.5/1.1.7). Derive meaning from information presented in a variety of formats (1.1.6/1.1.7). Organize information for practical application (2.1.2/4.1.6). Integrate new informationinto current knowledge (2.1.1/2.1.3/2.1.6). Use technology effectively to organize, present anddocument research findings (2.1.4/3.1.4). Respect intellectual property rights and understands theneed for documenting sources (3.1.6). Use technology and resources responsibly (3.1.6). Work independently and in groups to pursue information to solve problems (1.1.9/2.1.5/3.1.2). Applycritical thinking skills when reading, viewing, and listening (4.1.2). The AASL nationalstandards are in the parenthesis.
Cooperative Teaching Plan:
The classroom teacher will introduce the writing assignment andexplain to students what they are supposed to research. The classroom teacher will also teachstudents how to organize their paragraphs using the school e
ndorsed “Write Tools.” He willteach them about the purpose of writer’s and that they are either to inform, to persuade, or entertain. The students’ purpose for writing their paragraph will be to inform. The classroom
teacher will grade the products using a 1, 2, 3 grading scale where a 1 means the paragraph didnot meet expectations, a 2 means they are working towards expectations, and a 3 means they met