1. IWBAT identify and use a variety of effective and coherent organizational patterns, including:
- chronological order (time order: first to last)
- comparison and contrast (similarities and differences)
- order of importance (most important thing comes first)
- climactic order (most important thing comes last)
- organization by categories (information given by group, category, or classification)
- arrangement by spatial order (information given by space, location, or place)
1. Do Now:
- Place your homework and organizational patterns mini-book on your desk.
- In the following form, read the passage and then select the organizational pattern.
- When you finish, you have three options:
- read silently
- start or continue an activity on TeenBiz3000
- decorate or color your organizational patterns mini-book
2. Identifying Organizational Patterns:
- You will read a selection of short passages: Click Here
- After reading each passage, you will select which organizational pattern you think the author has used in the writing.
- You will submit your answers on an online quiz platform: Click Here
- For each question, you have up to two attempts to correctly identify the organizational pattern.
3. Outlines: Watch a BrainPop video about Outlines.
4. Create an Outline: Read an informational text called "Food to Go." As you read, create an outline to clarify your understanding of the passage. You will type in a document in the Writing Portfolio of your Google Drive called My Outline for "Food to Go."
If you finish early, begin or continue an activity on TeenBiz3000.
Homework: "Food to Go"
- Part 1: Finish your outline in Google Drive (if you didn't finish in class)
- Part 2: Answer the 8 multiple-choice questions and write 1-2 complete sentences to explain why you have given the best answer