Writing Assignment Description
Fifth and sixth grade students from Shutesbury Elementary School in Shutesbury, Massachusetts created these profiles as a part of a learning expedition on local scientists.
Students chose a scientist from the community to work with and created an engaging book of profiles for young readers to celebrate the work of local scientists and motivate young students to aspire to careers in science.
How This Writing Can Be Useful
- Shows an example of a product with an authentic audience
- Demonstrates how different parts of an informative text can be presented clearly and attractively
- A format that could be used in any city or town, with any disciplinary focus
Common Core State Standards
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