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Getting the Information Out

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Subject English Language Arts — Speaking and Listening, Writing
Grade Level Grades 3-5
Resource Type Project Based Learning
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A lesson plan for a year long project on creating writing pieces and content for a school newspaper to keep parents and the community in the know on the things going on at our school in hopes of family and community support.

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Project Based Learning
February 13, 2020
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Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
Expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

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