LESSON SEVEN: Conclusion
Review topic sentences and writing conclusions.
W1A Write expository text with assistance, with main idea and supporting details.
§ Sources of Literature
o Writing folders
§ Handouts provided
§ Words to know
o topic sentence
Students are assessed with anecdotal records and teacher observation
1. Review endings of each touchstone text. Discuss how the author concluded each text.
2. Establish purpose of and define a conclusion.
§ A concluding or ending sentence tells something more about the subject and refers back to the topic.
3. Teacher models writing a conclusion, borrowing ideas from the topic sentence.
4. Teacher confers with students while taking anecdotal records.