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Lesson 10: Using a Stimulus – Independent Writing


Writing Informative Texts Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6 | Lesson 10 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson in which students will independently write an informative text, using appropriate text structure, language and features.


Common Core State Standards alignment

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2)

Grade 5 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Production and Distribution of Writing
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 5 here.) (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.5)

Grade 6 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Text Types and Purposes
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.2)

Grade 6 > English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Production and Distribution of Writing
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 6 here.) (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.5)


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