How to Write an Informative Essay for 4th & 5th Grade: Sharks, Friends or Foe?
In this multi-day course, students will learn how to write an organized informative essay that is well supported with evidence from various sources.
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over 6 weeks
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In this multi-day course, students will analyze informational sources, gather supporting ideas, and plan and write a well-organized essay. Throughout the entire course, students will focus on the topic, “Sharks, Friends or Foes?” The students will be presented with various sources (text based and videos) on the topic of sharks. The students will learn how to take notes and gather ideas to prove that sharks are not to be feared, but important to the ecosystem. The class will begin with...
Students will learn to use primary sources to write a well-supported and organized informational essay.
Students may be asked to write a paragraph that will be shared during the next class.
Students will use a notebook to gather ideas and write notes. Students will need a pencil and highlighters for annotating notes. Handouts will be provided for the students. If students are unable to print the handouts, the text will be projected during the class.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Florida Certified Elementary Teacher with 19 Years Experience in Grades 3-5
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
25 total reviews
35 completed classes
My name is Christine Wright and I am a former elementary school teacher with 18 years of experience teaching in Broward County, Florida. I have my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, which I earned from Florida Atlantic University. I am...