LESSON NINE: Giving Credit and Final Copy
Students learn the importance of giving credit to an author when using his/her information. Students begin writing their final copy.
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.
§ Sources of literature
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 graphic organizer
Teacher observation and rough draft template.
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.