Prepping for teaching "Recount" next week, I came across this little ditty from a few years ago. Decided I will update and use it on Tuesday, as the timing is perfect.
Step one is to deconstruct the text, using the graphic organizer provided. (Kind of a backwards design approach.)
Then, students use the GO provided on page two to plan their own thanksgiving recount.
Please feel free to modify for use in your own classroom.
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