Grade 3 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 8

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This lesson is the first formal writing instruction in Module 1. Emphasize to students that writing is more than just organizing their ideas or editing for conventions. In order to write well about something, you need to know a lot about it. Students have been building that knowledge during their reading, and may end up re-reading or building more knowledge as they write.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.3.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter...

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