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Google Earth Education: Writing Lessons Grades 6-8

  • Ages 11-14 Writing Lessons
  • Preview of 6th8thGrade_WritingLesson_ScienceInTheNaturalWorld.pdf - page 1
  • Preview of 6th8thGrade_WritingLesson_UnescoWorldHeritageSites.pdf - page 1
  • Preview of 6th8thGrade_WritingLesson_ZoosAndAnimalParks.pdf - page 1
Subject English Language Arts — Writing
Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
NGA Center/CCSSO
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A series of writing lessons for grades 6-8 provided by Google Earth Education where teachers will use Google Earth Voyager Stories.

Writing Lessons Include:

  • Science in the Natural World - Ages 11-14
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Ages 11-14
  • Zoos and Animal Parks - Ages 11-14

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Standards

Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.
Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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