Posts Tagged 'sophomore capstone':

Topic Selection and Source Evaluation!

Central Focus: Topic choices, why my topic is important to me and evaluating websites that will support my writing. Rationale: The ability to evaluate websites, blogs, online articles etc… is an important lifelong skill that students will use in school and out of school. The Internet can be used as a tool to learn the

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Preparing Students to Write Their Social Issue Research Paper

Central Focus: Students will pick a topic that interests them and understand why it is important to evaluate sources of information. Rationale: During this lesson we intend for the students to understand the importance of evaluating a source of information with regards to the credibility and validity of the information. This ties into the unit

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World Lit: Explanation, Annotation, Evaluation, Day 2!

Standards:  ELAGSE9-10W8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source, answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoid plagiarism and follow a standard format for citation. ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey

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World Lit: Explanation, Annotation and Evaluation, day 1!

Standards:  ELAGSE9-10W8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source, answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoid plagiarism and follow a standard format for citation. ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey

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World Lit: Allow Me to Introduce You to a Thesis Statement

Standards: ELAGSE9-10W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. ELAGSE9-10W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELAGSE9-10W10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for

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