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Karlye Hogg

Natural Disaster Information Report

Grades: 6th Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: Writing

Student Instructions

TASK: To write an information report on a natural disaster of your choice. You are not required to write this report all in one day. You will have the FULL WEEK (Monday to Friday) to complete this activity. Save your work as a draft each day. Begin by: 1. developing your plan 2. writing your introduction (classification), 3. writing your description 4. writing the conclusion and 5. developing the table of contents, glossary and bibliography 6. Proofread, edit and uplevel. Research using websites such as: Epic: https://www.getepic.com/sign-in Weather Wizz Kids: https://www.weatherwizkids.com/?page_id=91 Ready Gov: https://www.ready.gov/kids/disaster-facts Behind the News (BTN): https://www.abc.net.au/btn/natural-disasters/10576594 National Geographic for Kids: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ Kiddle: https://kids.kiddle.co/Natural_disaster Britannica Kids: https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/natural-disasters/609706 Ask a Teacher: https://askatechteacher.com/16-websites-on-natural-disasters/ ***Remember you must cite your sources in your Bibliography, so keep track of them as you go. Learning Intention: I am learning about informative texts, including their features such as text structures, language features and images. Success Criteria: I can find information in a text I can plan my writing I can take notes when researching I can use my notes to write full sentences I can use my writing plan notes to write a classification (introduction.) I can use my notes to write a description I can write a conclusion I can create a table of contents I can create a glossary I can create a bibliography I can use a rubric as a checklist for my writing