Quarter 2 Focus: Informative Research Writing
Second quarter students choose an historical natural disaster to research and write about in essay format. Students will focus on using primary and secondary sources for research. In addition to writing skills, students will learn how to cite sources within the text and a how to create a rudimentary works cited page. Information gathering and note taking skills will be practiced throughout the quarter.
At the end of the quarter,students will present the information they researched to the class.