Reading Applications: Informational, Technical and Persuasive Text
D. Explain and analyze how an author appeals to an audience and develops an argument or viewpoint in text.
E. Utilize multiple sources pertaining to a singular topic to critique the various ways authors develop their ideas (e.g., treatment, scope and organization).
A. Formulate writing ideas and identify a topic appropriate to the purpose and audience.
A. Formulate open-ended research questions suitable for investigation and adjust questions as necessary while research is conducted.
B. Evaluate the usefulness and credibility of data and sources.
Whole class discussion on the term “credible”
Think-Pair-Share Peer Discussion
Observation and formative questioning
Online journal rubric
1. Media Specialist will present mock source.
2. Students will discuss validity.
3. Teacher will model evaluation process for electronic resources.
4. Students will explore various Web sites and Infohio databases.
· Students will be paired during explorations in multi-functioning groups.
· Students will be able to view other postings online to get support and ideas for journaling process.
Students will explore credibility in daily life, such as news media
Students will find one credible and one non-credible Web resource and journal about authenticity on online classroom forum.
Through extensions and other academic subjects, students can apply skills learned to research topics.
Novice, citation, bibliography, credibility, online databases, electronic resources, inference, documentation, evaluation
Internet sources, online journaling
ODE Content Standards for Language Arts and Guidelines for
Record observations and suggested modifications to facilitate instruction and student learning in the lesson.