"The Life of a Dinosaur"


Subject
Literacy

Objective - SWBAT use Writer's Workshop to develop a journal of daily events of their favorite dinosaur.
 

Materials -
journal
pencil
dinosaur information
 

Procedures -
1)  Students will use their background knowledge of their favorite dinosaur to develop a brainstorm web of what the dinosaur could experience every day.

2)  Students will use this web on a daily basis to create a journal, as though they were their favorite dinosaur.

3)  As part of the Writer's Workshop process,  students will implement a new skill in each new journal entry (nouns, verbs, adjectives, punctuation, etc.)

4)  Students will also follow the steps of Pre-write, Draft, Revise and Edit, Re-write, Publish.
 

Evaluation -
Students will be evaluated on their writing progress and the authenticity of their dinosaur's daily events.



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