Lesson plan

Establish and maintain formal style

teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/1/d

Establish and maintain formal style

In this lesson, students practice establishing and maintaining a formal writing stye throughout an argument supporting space exploration. The students practice writing in a formal style by using precise, accurate, and formal language. 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.