My sixth grade ELA class recently began a unit on Research Essays. Students will be using the Popplet app to gather/organize notes.
Writing Informational/Expository Text (Session 2)
SWBAT take notes using informational text (Determining Importance).
Common Core Standards:
Reading Standards for Informational Text 6–12
Key Ideas and Details
1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.
Writing Standards 6 - 12
Texts Types and Purposes
2a. Organize ideas using strategies such as graphics (e.g., charts, tables) and multimedia when useful to aiding.
Production and Distribution of Writing
6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting