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    Unit 3 - Informative/Explanatory Writing
    Purpose - the writer shares knowledge about a specific topic by conveying ideas and information clearly
    Requirements - topic clearly introduced in a topic sentence, formating with headings, supporting facts/definitions/concrete details/quotations/examples, linking words/phrases, precise language, domain specific vocabulary, and a concluding statement.
    Unit 4 - Opinion Writing
    Purpose - the writer shares their opinion on a specific topic
    Requirements - opinion stated in the topic sentence, reasons/facts supported by concrete details, linking words and phrases used to link ideas, and a concluding statement representing the information provided.
    Unit 6 - Research Writing
    Purpose - informational/explanatory writing resulting from the investigation of a topic using print and digital sources
    Requirements - research material on a given topic, using headlines to guide and focus the research, summarize or paraphrase information, and list sources; use research to state a topic clearly in a topic sentence, give a general observation and focus, format with headings/illustrations/multimedia, provide supporting facts/definitions/details/quotations/examples, use linking words and phrases with precise language and domain-specific vocabulary, and a concluding statement for the informative/explanatory writing.
    These are some helpful websites to use when researching a topic:
    Trueflix: visit the Wedgwood library webpage
                username: wwood            password: trueflix
    Britannica: visit the Wedgwood library webpage
                username: wtps            password: wtps


    Unit 2 - Real Narrative Writing
    Purpose - the writer writes a narrative that is realistic about a disappointing experience
    Requirements - narrative writing will include characters, setting, a problem, events, a solution, and a conclusion  about a time students had a dissapointing experience, how students overcame a disappointing experience, or how a disappointing experience taught students an important lesson.