W.K.2

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

 


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Unpacking the Standard: W.K.2
Student Friendly Learning Target: W.K.2

VOCABULARY
  • concluding statement
  • linking words and phrases
  • definitions

  • opinions
  • explanatory text
  • supportive details

  • facts
  • figures
  • illustrations
  • informative text
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD    what's this 
  • Construct graphic organizers to establish key details from science or other informative texts. Then use a similar graphic organizer to use a planning tool for the students' own composition of an informative text.
  • Introduce additional texts and other sources of information to build on lists of facts and details.
  • Incorporate simple numbers as examples of additional details or facts.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION what's this 
  • How can I get my young writers to add details to their writing or illustrations?
  • How can I demonstrate forming conclusions or summarizing?
  • What supporting tools can I use to help my students organize their thoughts and writing?


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to W.1.2 to see the progression of related skills.