Moving through a Machine

Explore organization and sentence fluency in this Six-Traits lesson. After reading chapter three of Robert McCloskey's Homer Price, young writers work together to construct a paragraph inspired by the donut-making machine that is detailed in the book. Using the class paragraph as a model, and incorporating transition words, individuals or pairs create a description of an imaginary machine. You could use the procedures of this lesson with any piece of literature.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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4th - 8th
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English Language Arts
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