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Bud, Not Buddy

Lesson 27 - Writing

Objective

Write a multiple-paragraph essay to answer a unit essential question.

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Write a multiple-paragraph essay to answer one of the following essential questions. 

  • What traits help people succeed in the face of challenge? 
  • Can a person be entirely self-sufficient? 
  • What was the Great Depression? How does the setting of the Great Depression influence the way the story unfolds?

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Common Core Standards

  • W.4.1 — Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information

  • W.4.1.a — Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.

  • W.4.1.c — Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).

  • W.4.1.d — Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Spiral Standards

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L.4.1

L.4.2

L.4.6

W.4.10

W.4.5

W.4.6

W.4.9