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    Unit 1:  will focus on the theme of stories, making inferences, summarizing, and expository writing.  

    Unit 2:  will focus on compare/contrast, point of view and narrative writing.  

    Unit 3:  will focus on interpreting information using textual evidence and opinion/persuasive writing.  

    Unit 4:  will focus on comparing/contrasting themes, comparing/contrasting points of view, and

                narrative writing.   

    Unit 5:  will focus on comparing/contrasting first & second-hand accounts and opinion/

                persuasive writing.  

    Unit 6:  will focus on text structure, text features and expository writing    

     

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    By the end of the year, students will:

    • produce writing that is clear, organized, and appropriate to task,  the purpose, and audience
    • plan, revise, and edit their writing
    • utilize technology to produce and publish writing

     

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    By the end of the year, students will:

    • complete short research projects
    • recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take
    • notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources
    • find evidence from a variety of texts to support their research