Goal: Share our idea with others. What do I think? What do they think?
Need: Ideas! Facts! News! History!
How: Read! Research! Take notes! Analyze! Draft
Everyday in writing class we read to learn information we can analyze to blog about on our blogs.
Here's a sample set of notes on Martin Luther King, Jr. from Scholastic News.
Can you see the main idea? Can you see the details that support the main idea? Can you see the details that add to each supporting detail?
These notes are ready to draft into an excellent paragraph, adding the author's own ideas and opinions: