LESSON SEVEN: Conclusion
Review topic sentences and writing conclusions.
W1A Follow a writing process to independently use a graphic organizer in prewriting, generate a draft, routinely reread and revise work, routinely edit and proofread for capitalization and ending punctuation, and independently publish writing.
W2A Create legible compositions with correct spacing between letters in a word and words in a sentence.
W3A Write narrative text that records a series of events in chronological order and contains story elements.
LS2A Speak clearly, stay on topic and use appropriate volume and pace when sharing ideas.
§ Sources of Literature
o Writing folders
§ Handouts provided
o TFDC graphic organizer
§ Words to know
o concluding sentence
o topic sentence
Students are assessed through a review of anecdotal records and teacher observation, and the TFDC graphic organizer.
1. Review the endings of touchstone texts. Discuss how the author concluded each text.
2. Establish purpose of and define a conclusion.
3. Using ideas from the topic sentence, teacher models writing a conclusion.
4. Confer with students and make anecdotal records.