ELA-01.W.02

 

ELA-01 Targeted Standards
(W) Strand: Writing
Cluster: Text Types and Purposes.

ELA-01.W.02 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify how to start a to a writing piece
  • I can identify how to end a writing piece
  • I can identify words that match my topic

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can select a topic and identify facts to share
  • I can illustrate my writing to help my reader learn about my topic
  • I can use words in my writing that match my topic

Product Targets

  • I can write an informative paper with a topic, facts and an opening and closing sentence

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0

Student is able to:

  • Teach the reader some important points about a subject/topic
  • Writes a beginning in which he/she named a subject/topic
  • Uses words such as:  and, also to show he/she had more to say
  • Writes sentences or a section at the end to wrap up the writing piece
  • Has different parts to the writing.  Each part told different information about the topic
  • Used different kinds of information in his/her writing such as facts, definitions, details, steps and tips
  • Tries to include the words that showed he/she was an expert on the subject/topic
The student may write about the same topics, but the writing style is advanced according to the indicators for a Level 4.
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

“The Standard.” Student is able to:

  • Teach his/her readers about a topic
  • Names his/her topic in the beginning and got the reader's attention
  • Tells different parts about his/her topic on different pages
  • Tells about the topic part by part (grouping like information together)
  • Writes an ending to the piece
  • If applicable, uses pictures that pertain to the topic
  • Uses facts in the writing to teach about the topic
  • Used labes and words to give facts
The student researches and writes about a topic that they are in interested in (firemen the ocean, horses.....) 
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0

The student:

  • Teach his/her readers about a topic
  • Tells different parts about his/her topic on different pages
  • Tells about the topic part by part (grouping like information together)
  • If applicable, uses pictures that pertain to the topic
  • Uses facts in the writing to teach about the topic
See Level 3 for example of task.
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.
1.0

The student:

  • Teach his/her readers about a topic
  • If applicable, uses pictures that pertain to the topic
  • Uses facts in the writing to teach about the topic

 

See Level 3 for example of task.
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary

  • Informative
  • Topic
  • Details
  • Facts
  • Research
  • Illustrate
  • Diagram
  • Label

 

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