This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3.00, as of 2009-01-03.
Technical Completeness: 2
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3
This resource offers engaging background information for a writing assignment – how to prepare for an earthquake. The student is asked to use the R.A.F.T. handout, which is a resource that can be found on curriki.org by the contributor. The student is provided with a self-assessment checklist to reflect on his or her own writing. The student is asked if his or her writing has a topic sentence, reasons, details, facts, powerful conclusion, and if the work has been revised, edited and is satisfactory to the writer.
Information - Earthquake!
Weekly science writing topic. To be used with the R.A.F.T. Writing handout.