Grade 3 ELA Module 2B, Unit 3, Lesson 2

Students reading together

In this lesson, students begin to draft their practice letter using information from the country of Japan. This lesson specifically focuses on drafting an opening paragraph about Japan. In this lesson the class begins to build a Criteria for a Quality Research-Based Letter anchor chart. Students will continue to add to this chart over the next several lessons.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.3.4 With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization...
W.3.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by...
L.3.3.b Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

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