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1st period: Language Arts 6

2nd period: Conference & Planning

3rd period: Language Arts 6

4th period: Discovery Language Arts 6

5th period: Discovery Language Arts 6

6th period: Discovery Language Arts 6

The end of the year is quickly approaching and in Language Arts, we have begun working on our 4th quarter summative writing assignment. Your student(s) will be writing a Feature Article that includes both fiction and non-fiction and is based on the social issue from their Book Club book.

Today, your student(s) finished researching his/her social issue and how to be an ally to someone who experiencing that social issue. They will be using this information to write a Feature Article that includes the following:

Do I have…?

LEAD that includes:

ð        My character’s story and social issue

ð        Brief facts – who, what, where (if important)

ð        Character quotes

BODY that includes:

ð        Definition of social issue

ð        Information on social issue

ð        Statistics on social issue

ð        Connection to my character’s story

ð        In-text citations using either author’s last name or the first word of the article title

CONCLUSION that includes:

ð        How people can help (be an ally) with the social issue

ð        How my character’s story ended in the book

ð        Character quotes

ð        In-text citations using either author’s last name or the first word of the article title

ð        Headline

ð        Byline

ð        Subtitles

ð        Pictures/Graphics


Here is our schedule from now until the Feature Articles are due on June 14th:

  • Friday, 5/26: Begin writing the LEAD
  • Tuesday, 5/30: Finish writing LEAD and begin writing the BODY
  • Wednesday, 5/31: Finish writing the BODY
  • Thursday, 6/1: Write the CONCLUSION
  • Friday, 6/2: Finish CONCLUSION and go to the Scholastic BOGO Book Fair in the library the second half of class.
  • Monday, 6/5 – Wednesday, 6/7: Typing Feature Article rough drafts and working on article formatting
  • Thursday, 6/8 – Friday, 6/9: Rough draft revisions
  • Monday, 6/12 – Tuesday, 6/13: Editing rough drafts to turn them into final drafts
  • Wednesday, 6/14: FEATURE ARTICLES DUE!