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Lesson plan

Add parentheses around nonessential information

teaches Common Core State Standards L.6.2.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6/2/a

Add parentheses around nonessential information

In this lesson, students practice revising an informational draft about getting more exercise with a focus on adding parentheses around nonessential information. A video models the thought process writers use to apply the targeted skill and improve their draft. The video prompts students to pause periodically and interact with the items on the Student Practice Sheet.