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Scaffolding Research-Based Writing with Sixth-Graders, Part 2: Staying on Track and on Target

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EL Education

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  • Academic Achievement
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

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Videos

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In this two-part video, Bobby Shaddox's and Karen MacDonald's sixth-graders at King Middle School in Portland, Maine, engage in a highly structured sequence of writing lessons in order to create the final product of their Rules to Live By learning expedition. The final product is a Rules to Live By Poster, which includes their personal rules to live by as well as the story of a major world leader. The story includes a claim related to their rules to live by supported by textual evidence from their research

Created By

EL Education

Topic

  • Academic Achievement
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Videos

Grade Level

Discipline

In this two-part video, Bobby Shaddox's and Karen MacDonald's sixth-graders at King Middle School in Portland, Maine, engage in a highly structured sequence of writing lessons in order to create the final product of their Rules to Live By learning expedition. The final product is a Rules to Live By Poster, which includes their personal rules to live by as well as the story of a major world leader. The story includes a claim related to their rules to live by supported by textual evidence from their research

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