Our Constitution: Linking Words and Phrases

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Working with the organized class constitution created in the previous lesson, fourth graders learn how certain words and phrases can be used to improve the flow of a piece of writing. By reading aloud their writing, learners notice how the different sections seem very separate and disconnected from one another. Using the provided list of linking words and phrases, pupils revise their writing to smooth out the transition between each section. This lesson teaches an important writing skill and nicely concludes work on the class constitution.

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CCSS: Designed
Pros

  • Collaborative writing activity
  • Clear learning objectives
  • Differentiated to support all learners
Cons

  • Requires 30-45 minutes of prep time
Common Core