This lesson is part of a cross curriculum unit based upon planning of a road trip. In this lesson students research an attraction they wish to visit on their road trip. After researching an attraction students complete a brochure describing their attraction.
English Instructional Plan – Determining Validity of Sources 6-8 Primary Strand: Research 6.9, 7.9, 8.9 Integrated Strand/s: Communication and Multimodal Literacies 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 Reading 6.6, 7.6, 8.6
Students will demonstrate their ability to write an expository text by selecting a topic of their choice to write 3-5 short paragraphs, each following a different organizational pattern. The writing should incorporate a main idea and important details while choosing language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely. Students should also show the best tone and voice in their writing to fit each organizational pattern and to vary their sentences to make their writing interesting.
Demonstrate Google Search tips and tricks Using “ “ around a search term to tell Google the results must include the words inside the quotation marksUsing - in the search term to tell google to exclude something from the results ex. search apple -fruit will give results about apple the company with out any results about apple the fruit.Using site: to search with in a particular website you have deemed creditable. ex. search site: www.cnn.com Use OR to search for either one search term or another ex. search climate change or global warming