Prepare for Impact – Informational Quick Write

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Prepare for Impact – Informational Quick Write

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✍🏻 Curipod Quick Writes The Curipod Quick Write series is designed to get students excited about reading and writing. It engages students in simple writing experiences that teach them how to think like writers, build confidence, find their voice, and promote fluency. Curipod Quick Writes are TEKS and CCSS aligned. 🌟 Prepare for Impact - Informational Quick Write A natural disaster is set to impact your community. The emergency response team relies on your report to be able to minimize destruction! 🦸 Learning Objective: By the end of this lesson, students will be able to analyze short texts and create a short informational text using relevant evidence. ⏳ Estimated time: 20 minutes 🎯 Feedback: Students receive feedback aligned with the Curipod Informational Quick Write Rubric. 🛠 To Customize your Lesson: 1. Select a natural disaster 2. Select your grade level 3. Click Customize now to personalize your lesson! 🚀 Pro-Tips: Let your students decide on a video game. 📍Standards: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards (TEKS) Core: - TEKS 6.11B, 7.11B, 8.11B : Compose informational texts, including multi-paragraph essays that convey information about a topic, using a clear controlling idea or thesis statement and genre characteristics and craft. - TEKS (6.26), TEKS (7.26), TEKS (8.26): Students participate in student-led discussions by eliciting and considering suggestions from others and by identifying points of agreement and disagreement. Supported: - TEKS (6.6), TEKS (7.6), TEKS (8.6): Students understand, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. - TEKS (6.19), TEKS (7.19), TEKS (8.19): Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Core: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.6.2, W.7.2, W.8.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly. Supported: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Tags: Quick write, informational writing, disaster, natural disaster, citing evidence, making inferences, hurricanes, blizzards, earthquake, volcanic eruption, wild fire, tornado, land slide, flash flood, tsunami, avalanche.