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Lesson 10: Writing Informative/Explanatory Texts
common core: RI 4.9; W 4.2 a-e, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9 b, 4.10; L 4.1 d, 4.2 b & c, 4.3 a, 4.4 b, 4.6
a word that describes a noun or a pronoun
a punctuation mark used to show a pause in a sentence or to connect ideas
words that have a specific meaning in a particular kind of work or field of study, such as science, history, or technology
nonfiction text in which the author presents information about a specific subject
words or phrases that connect ideas to make writing flow better
the most important idea in a story or article
words or phrases that are clear and exact
punctuation marks used to show someone's exact words
the base, or main part, of a word
the facts or other information an author includes to support a main idea
items such as time lines, graphs, and captions that support the ideas stated in an informative text
the subject, or main idea, of a text