LESSON NINE: Giving Credit and Final Copy

                             

LESSON DESCRIPTION

Students learn the importance of giving credit to an author when using his/her information. Students begin writing their final copy.

 

GRADE-LEVEL EXPECTATIONS

W1A      Follow a writing process to independently use a simple graphic organizer in pre-writing, generate a draft, routinely reread and revise work, routinely edit and proofread for capitalization and ending punctuation, and independently publish work.

 

LESSON MATERIALS

§         Sources of literature 

 

§         Supplies 

o        Rough drafts template/pencils

o        Final copy paper (stapled copy paper resembling a book)

o        Research articles (print-out form Yahooligans)

o        Crayons or colored pencils for illustrations

 

§         Handouts provided

o        Final copy paper (stapled copy resembling a book)

 

§         Words to know

o        draft

o        graphic organizer

 

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT 

Teacher observation and rough draft template.

 

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

 

1.        Using the rough draft template, model strategies for completing the section “Sources I am Using.” Discuss the importance of giving authors the credit for their ideas, images, and information. Information needed includes: Title of article, author, resource, date.

 

2.        Students begin final copy which should be in book form. Each area of information should be displayed on a separate page. Illustrations should follow. Student may  use scoring guide.

 

3.        Confer with students individually and make anecdotal records.