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Writing Unit 4: Informational Research

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Summary Statement:  Students will conduct short research projects, gather information from print and digital sources, take brief notes on sources, and sort evidence into provided categories in order to write informative or explanatory texts to examine topics and convey ideas and information clearly.

Focus Standards 

W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

W.3.2.d Provide a concluding statement or section.

W.3.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. 

W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.