informational/explanatory writing

The Nervous System

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Ashley J. Allen
Cory Duty
3
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Science
Biology
11, 12
High (9-12)

This module is a study of the nervous system with a focus on integration and coordination. Students will draw on content studied during the unit and their readings of primary and secondary sources about the nervous system to write an informational essay. The focal point of this module is...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Susan Weston
0
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Science
Biology
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

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Patty Cole
Robin Smith
0
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9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

An important aspect of healthcare science is clearly and accurately communicating anticipatory life span changes to customers and patients. After selecting a target audience, students will create an informational brochure to use at an upcoming healthcare fair. Included in the module are articles...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Terri Lewis
Jennifer Bean
0
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History / Social Studies
1, 2
Elementary (K-5)

Do you know which American landmark is a symbol of Thomas Jefferson's role in Westward Expansion? In this module, students will learn facts about American landmarks and what makes them significant. For the students' final written task, they will create a travel blog describing a landmark and...

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Louisa Bliss
Lucy Calkins
Audra Kirshbaum Robb
0
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English / Language Arts
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

A Companion Book is a literary analysis of a piece of literature.  The purpose of a companion book is for students to write powerfully and analytically about their reading; to think big about themes but always connecting them to the events and characters in the book.  As...