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How do you conclude an informational text?

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How do you conclude an informational text?

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  1. How do you conclude an informational text?

  2. In this lesson you will learn how to conclude an informational text by asking, “How can I make sure readers remember this idea?”

  3. An informational text gives facts about a non-fiction topic. • Powhatan/Settler Relations • Land Disputes • Working Together During the Cold Months • Pocahontas’ Role for Peace Introduction Conclusion

  4. Writing Process 1 2 3 Generate Ideas Write Drafts Revise and Edit

  5. Ending your text in a dull way. Zzzz… That was all about settlers.

  6. Re-read the hook question in your introduction. 1 • Re-read the whole text and ask, “What do I want readers to remember?” 2 Create a conclusion that ties back to the hook and provides a memorable ending. 3

  7. 1 • Re-read the hook question in your introduction. Introduction How would you feel if someone took over your home? Not very happy, right? Well, that’s just how the Powhatan tribe felt when Jamestown settlers came and took their land.

  8. Re-read the whole text and ask, “What do I want readers to remember?” 2 Trouble with the Land English settlers claimed the Virginian peninsula for their own. Unfortunately, the town they formed, called Jamestown, did not have traditional farmland. Land Disputes As they attempted to grow crops, the Powhatans watched angrily as their land was being taken. What should they remember?

  9. Re-read the whole text and ask, “What do I want readers to remember?” 2 A Peace Offering The Powhatan tribes saw the settlers suffering through the fall and winter. They sent food as a peace offering. It helped them survive. Working Together During the Cold Months After, settlers traded English goods for knowledge about the land. In time, they were skilled at farming, hunting and fishing. What should they remember?

  10. Re-read the whole text and ask, “What do I want readers to remember?” 2 Pocahontas’ Role for Peace Although the Powhatan and English settlers as a group worked together to live peacefully, it was Pocahontas, the chief’s daughter, who really helped out with this. Aside from saving settler John Smith from death, she visited their camp many times and befriended all. What should they remember?

  11. Create a conclusion that ties back to the hook and provides a memorable ending. 3 Conclusion The relationship between Powhatans and Jamestown settlers did not start off great. After their land was lost, Powhatans were angry. It took a cold season and the chief’s daughter to bring everyone together and share goods, services, and knowledge. Next time you learn about the Powhatans, think about how kind they were to people who took over their homes. • Land problems • Helping during winter • Befriended one another through Pocahontas Hook Question

  12. Re-read the hook question in your introduction. 1 • Re-read the whole text and ask, “What do I want readers to remember?” 2 Create a conclusion that ties back to the hook and provides a memorable ending. 3

  13. In this lesson you have learned how to conclude an informational text by asking, “How can I make sure readers remember this idea?”

  14. Review your own draft and add a conclusion for your informational text.

  15. Use the example hook and paragraph below to try and create a conclusion: Hook: Have you ever wondered how Powhatans lived? Paragraph: The Powhatan Native Americans made use of the nature. They used wood to build houses and canoes. They also liked to fish, hunt, and farm. They traveled by walking and by canoe.

  16. Group up with at least four students and have everyone write their introduction and conclusion on separate note cards. Put the note cards facedown in two piles and have students come up and choose one card from each. See if you matched the introduction and conclusion, if not, put the cards back and let the next student try.

  17. Review your own draft and add a conclusion for your informational text.