Course Planning — Building Hamburger Summaries. Following the previous lesson on writing summaries, the students would now focus on the importance of the details of a summary.
Each student received a slip with a sentence/detail from a larger passage. Detail slips.pdf The students would then have to find other classmates that match their slips that have a similar main idea, and then match their metaphorical toppings to a hamburger located somewhere around the room. The corresponding hamburger located on the wall somewhere in the room has an introduction and blank slip on the bottom for the students to work on writing conclusions. Opinion Writing Graphic Organizer FREEBIE. Today my kiddos started learning about the five parts of opinion writing.
I taught them that an opinion piece has to have: 1) an introduction where you state your opinion, 2) reason #1 to support your opinion, 3) reason #2 to support your opinion, 4) reason #3 to support your opinion, and 5) a conclusion that restates your opinion. I am a visual person so I think about this like a sandwich/hamburger. Here is a picture of the hamburger display that I showed them to understand the five parts: This is just a placemat from Walmart that I cut apart into five different sections. I hot glued magnets on the back and wrote each part of an opinion writing on the pieces. If you'd like to pick up a FREE copy of this organizer, just click on the picture to download it!
Tomorrow we are going to focus on the conclusion and how to wrap it up. Hamburger Writing. Five Elements of a Story. Setting, that's like where it's going down, Could be the train compartment, a castle or a town, Could be the Arctic winter - like To Build a Fire, The temperature's dropping, excitement is getting higher, Setting sets the scene so the scene seems set, Could be the Italian restaurant where we met, Setting gives us the where and the when,Could be modern day, the future, or way back when.
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