Writing Anchor Standard 6 Level C/D

Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others

Leveled Standard C
With some guidance and support, use technology, including the Internet, to produce/publish writing and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in single sitting. (W.4.6)

Leveled Standard D
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources. (W.7.6)

GED® Assessment Targets (RLA)
R.8.2 Identify specific pieces of evidence an author uses in support of claims or conclusions.
W.3 Write clearly and demonstrate sufficient command of standard English conventions.

ELA Activities for Level C / D
Workplace Safety Presentations
Students read and listen to texts related to workplace safety. Then, students create their own multimedia presentations synthesizing the workplace safety lessons learned. Read More Workplace Safety Presentations
Classroom Debate
Students select a debate topic, organize pro/con teams, conduct research, plan arguments, and carry out a classroom debate. Read More Classroom Debate
Too Broke to Learn
Students will read a three-part blog series to gain a new perspective on student poverty and the stereotypes surrounding people who experience poverty through no choice of their own. Read More Too Broke to Learn
Listening and Responding Across Subject Areas
Students listen to and discuss informational audio presentations. Read More Listening and Responding Across Subject Areas
America’s Skilled Workers: Vocabulary
Students read opens in a new window “Filling America’s Need for Skilled Workers” Newsela article at an appropriate Lexile level and underline unknown words or new vocabulary, transitional words, and specific vocabulary words related to jobs and economics. Students then use opens in a new window Quizlet to create online vocabulary cards. Finally, students create individual resumés for Virginia job/job markets that they are interested in. Read More America’s Skilled Workers: Vocabulary
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