SS3 JCCS Academic Language Written Assessment

Prompt:
Should plastic bags be banned?

Words:
-ACCESS
-TECHNIQUE
-VALID

Respond to the focus question with a minimum of five sentences and include the following:
1) A topic sentence stating your opinion
2) At least three reasons that support your opinion
3) A concluding statement,
4) The three academic language words used correctly in the paragraph.

Sentence Starters:
Topic Sentence:
-Plastic bags should/should not be banned.
Supporting Details:
-One reason is...
-Another reason is...
-Additionally, ....
Closing Sentence:
-In conclusion, ...

STEPS:
0. Type your practice paragraph Google Docs. Use the rubric below to guide you.
1. Write the paragraph as a post on your blog. Remember to use 100 words. You may work with a partner.
2. Put the vocabulary words in bold, italics, or all caps.
3. Add a title & tags to your post.
4. For above grade level, add the image of your t-chart poster to your post. It is in your Google Docs.
5. FOR AN EXTRA CREDIT POINT, write a five-paragraph essay instead of just a paragraph; extend each reason/piece of evidence into a body paragraph.

Blog Post Title: SS3 JCCS Academic Language - Plastic Bags
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    Rubric

    Select the sentences that best describe your paragraph. If something is missing, fix it before you submit this form.
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