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Deepening Student Understanding Through Writing

A variety of writing activities can integrate Writing Standards W5.1, W5.4, W5.8, and W5.9 with the science investigation you have been observing.

Time to View

As you view the following classroom video, observe the types of writing students are engaged in throughout the lesson.

Note: Several days after the lesson, and as a conclusion to the study of the properties of metals, students wrote an informative report (W5.2) on the properties of metals.

Time to Reflect

Write reflections to the following prompts: