Informative Text - Explanation
Description of activity
Students participate in a Science and Technology lesson on electricity and torches. They make notes and create a point-form draft about how a torch works. Students write an explanation about how a torch works.
Students have been participating in a Science and Technology unit on electricity. They are familiar with circuits and conductivity, and have jointly constructed an explanation on another topic.
Criteria for assessing learning
(These criteria would normally be communicated to students with the activity.)
Students will be assessed on their ability to:
- logically sequence information
- use appropriate language for an explanation
- explain how a torch works
- apply knowledge of spelling conventions and strategies when attempting to spell words familiar to the topic.
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