11-12.LST.5.2

Write informative texts, including scientific procedures/experiments or technical processes that include precise descriptions and conclusions drawn from data and research.

I Can Statements Question Stems
I can write an informative text that appropriately applies to my audience.
I can clearly and systematically organize my procedure/experiment or process needed.
I can include precise descriptions and conclusions drawn from data and research in an informative text.

What is the topic of your composition?
What supporting information will you use to explain your topic?
How will you organize and present the procedure/experiment or process you present?
How will you verify your data?
Who is your audience and how will you write to them?
What style and tone are most appropriate for your audience?
What data and research will you use to inform your topic?

Academic Vocabulary

introduction
evidence
conclusion
plagiarize
paraphrase
audience

English Learner Considerations

The English Learner considerations, which were written by Indiana EL teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for ELs. They are designed to support the standards and curriculum you are currently using. The following are recommendations of best practices to assist educators in making language more accessible for English Learners. Educators should adapt strategies based upon a student’s proficiency level and ensure that content is age-appropriate.

Additional strategies and the guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for English Learners.

Special Education Considerations

The special education considerations, which were written by Indiana special education teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for students in special education. This is not an exhaustive list of strategies, but these supports will help you make literacy instruction more accessible for students. Remember to adapt these to the needs of your students and ensure that you are creating opportunities for all students to engage with rigorous content.

Guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for students in special education.