In this unit, students learn how to write a brochure. Students will:
- establish purpose and audience before writing and understand the importance of making writing effective.
- understand and use text features.
- use the writing process to create a brochure.
- How do strategic readers create meaning from informational and literary text?
- What is this text really about?
- How does interaction with text provoke thinking and response?
- What makes clear and effective writing?
- Why do writers write? What is the purpose?
- Who is the audience? What will work best for the audience?
- How do learners make decisions concerning formal and informal language in social and academic settings?
- How do grammar and the conventions of language influence spoken and written communication?
- How does one best present findings?
- What does a reader look for and how can s/he find it?
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