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Lesson 11 - Independent Writing: Feathered Friends Saver, Day 2

teaches Common Core State Standards W.1.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/1/8
teaches Common Core State Standards W.1.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/1/5
teaches Common Core State Standards W.1.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/1/2
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.1.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/1/5
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.1.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/1/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.1.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/1/4
teaches Common Core State Standards L.1.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/1/2
teaches Common Core State Standards L.1.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/1/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.1.1.f http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/1/1/f

Lesson 11 - Independent Writing: Feathered Friends Saver, Day 2

To learn more about this lesson, read the Lesson 11 Narrative found under the Additional Materials tab.

Daily Learning Targets

  • I can use feedback from my classmates and teacher to revise and edit my informative paragraph.
  • I can add color to the second draft of my scientific drawing of my chosen local bird.

Ongoing Assessment

  • As students revise and edit their informative paragraphs during Work Time A, use the Informational Writing Checklist to track student progress (see Assessment Overview and Resources).

Purpose of Lesson

  • In Work Time A, students focus on revising and editing their informational paragraph based on the Feathered Friends Saver Revising and Editing Checklist in their Caring for Birds Notebook.
  • When introducing the procedure for revising and editing, model for students how to make corrections directly on their draft.

In Advance

  • Provide feedback on students’ informative paragraphs on page 9 of the Caring for Birds Notebook using the Feathered Friends Saver Revising and Editing Checklist on page 10 of the notebook in preparation for returning them in Work Time A.
  • Preview the “Birds Are Helpful” song to familiarize yourself with the lyrics and tune.
  • Distribute materials for Work Time B at student workspaces.
  • Post: Learning targets, “Birds Are Helpful” song, and applicable anchor charts.

Vocabulary 

  • Lesson-specific: revise, edit

Materials

  • “Birds Are Helpful” song (new; teacher-created; one to display)
  • Caring for Birds Notebook (begun in Lesson 1; added to during Work Time A; pages 9–10; one per student and one to display)
  • Caring for Birds Notebook (Example, for Teacher Reference) (from Lesson 1)
  • “Let’s Hear It for the Birds” (For Teacher Reference)
  • Feathered Friends Saver Anchor Chart (begun in Lesson 8)
  • Model Feathered Friends Saver: Scientific Drawing (from Lesson 1; one to display)
  • Scientific Drawing Criteria Card (from Lesson 9; one per student)
  • Local Bird Chart (from Lesson 9; one per pair and one to display)
  • Final Local Bird Drawing (one per student)
  • Colored pencils (class set; variety of colors per student)
  • Pinky Partners Anchor Chart (begun in Module 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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