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Reading
ELAGSE4RI3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and
why, based on specific information in the text.
ELAGSE4RI5: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts,
or information in a text or part of a text.
ELAGSE4RI7: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines,
animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which
it appears.
Writing
ELAGSE4W1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to
support the writers purpose.
b. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
c. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Student Magazine Creation


Your assignment is to create a magazine with a variety of different
articles about a topic of your choice. You will be reading several
articles and books about your topic as well as writing several
small articles and a longer opinion essay related to your topic.
When you are done creating your magazine your goal will be to
share it with an audience.
1. Reading Use the resources in your classroom to find information on your topic
to read.
MackinVia
Destiny
2. Read the articles/information about your topic. Make sure to take notes in the
margins, highlight important information, and really code the text. You may
need to look for more information to support your ideas throughout the project.
3. Create your magazine. Your magazine will need to include the following:

Text Features

At least 2 pictures (student created illustrations or photographs)


Caption for each picture
At least 1 chart, graph, or diagram
A timeline
A glossary (including domain specific vocabulary)
Types of print (bold faced words)

Text Structures (1 short example of each)

Description
Problem and Solution
Sequence and Order
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast

Opinion Article (5 paragraph essay)


Extra information your magazine may include:
Mini Quiz

Word Search
Comic
Other Creations Related to Your Topic (make sure to approve with your
teacher)

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Reading
ELAGSE5RI3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical,
scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
ELAGSE5RI5: Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events,
ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
ELAGSE5RI7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question
quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELAGSE5RI9: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
Writing
ELAGSE5W1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to
support the writers purpose.
Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

Student Magazine Creation


Your assignment is to create a magazine with a variety of different articles
about a topic of your choice. You will be reading several articles and books
about your topic as well as writing several small articles and a longer opinion
essay related to your topic. When you are done creating your magazine your
goal will be to share it with an audience.
1. Reading Use the resources in your classroom to find information on your topic
to read.
MackinVia
Destiny
2. Read the articles/information about your topic. Make sure to take notes in the
margins, highlight important information, and really code the text. You may
need to look for more information to support your ideas throughout the project.
3. Cut out examples of text structures as you find them in the texts you are
reading. Paste them to a piece of paper. Later, create Venn Diagrams to
compare and contrast the different text structures you find in your reading.
4. Create your magazine. Your magazine will need to include the following:

Text Features

At least 2 pictures (student created illustrations or photographs)


Caption for each pictures
At least 1 chart or graph AND 1 diagram
A timeline
A glossary (including domain specific vocabulary)
Types of print (bold faced words)

Text Structures (1 short example of each)

Description
Problem and Solution
Sequence and Order
Cause and Effect
Compare and Contrast

Opinion Article (5 paragraph essay)

Create at least one of the following to include in your magazine based on the
articles your wrote:
Mini Quiz
Word Search
Comic
Other Creations Related to Your Topic (make sure to approve with your
teacher)