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Monday, January 13, 2014

Digital Talking Polar Bears


We have been working with West Virginia's Next Generation State Standards (CCSS) for informational text.  We began by researching polar bears.  The students are writing a 4 square (a format our school uses for writing) informational article.  We are using this article to make our individual polar bears talk.  Please enjoy all the interesting facts the students have learned. ( I will be adding more  as they finish their writing pieces and record their work.)
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by Shelby
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by Lilah
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by Elisabeth
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by Darius
Standards being covered include...
Writing
ELA.1.W.C9.2
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    write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic and provide some sense of closure. (CCSS W.1.2)
ELA.1.W.C10.3
   
    with guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. (CCSS W.1.6)
ELA.1.W.C11.1
        participate in shared research and writing projects  (CCSSW.1.7)