Cluster 3: Research to Build and Present KnowledgeArchived

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Number: LAFS.K12.W.3
Title: Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Type: Cluster
Subject: English Language Arts - Archived
Grade: K12
Strand: Writing Standards

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Florida Animals and Plants Research:

This resource is a guided approach to researching for fifth graders. It assists in setting up a research framework for students to use as a guideline to completing a good research project.

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“Licensed” to Drive: Old West Figures:

Students will complete a short research project on famous historical figures from the Old West. In lieu of a traditional research paper, however, students will present the findings of their research by creating a driver's license for that individual.

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Demonstrating Understanding of Richard Wright's Rite of Passage:

After reading Richard Wright's short novel Rite of Passage, students will demonstrate their understanding of plot, character, and conflict by writing recommendations for the protagonists' future to a juvenile court system judge.

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Survival of the Fittest:

This is a five day lesson integrating Science, Reading and Writing. It is developed on a Reading lesson plan format using Shared Reading, Core Reading, Guided Reading and centers but can easily be transferred on to a Science 5E lesson format. The versatility of the lesson and the integration between subjects lends itself to it being widely used among teachers for different reasons; whether the teacher's need be in Science, Reading or Writing the lesson provides opportunities for all areas to be addressed. Most importantly, it offers the busy teacher an opportunity to implement one lesson to cover three subjects.

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Unit/Lesson Sequence

Adventures in Nonfiction: A Guided Inquiry Journey :

These activities provide a foundation for using nonfiction resources for developing and answering questions about gathered information. Using a wide variety of nonfiction literature, students learn to sort and categorize books to begin the information-gathering process. Then, working with partners and groups, using pictures and text, students are guided through the process of gathering information, asking clarifying questions, and then enhancing the information with additional details. Students complete the lesson by collaboratively making "Question and Answer" books for the classroom library. This is a high-interest foundation builder for using nonfiction literature in research as well as for pleasure reading.

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