Module 29: Integrating Information - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to use another writer's ideas in their own informational reports. students will learn how to integrate direct quotes into their own informational reports. Students will learn how to punctuate direct quotes that they have integrated into their informational reports. Students will learn how to find and correct run-on sentences and other sentence-level errors in their own writing.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Spelling 10: Practice 2 None
2 Sharing Information word processing software, such as Microsoft Word.
printer and scanner (optional)
independent reading book
pen or pencil
3 Sharing Direct Quotes independent reading book
pen or pencil
4 Punctuating Direct Quotes independent reading book
pen or pencil
5 Stopping Run-on Sentences independent reading book
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Spelling 10: Practice 2
2 Sharing Information
  1. Integrate information from two texts on the same topic.
3 Sharing Direct Quotes
  1. Develop an idea by integrating direct quotes.
4 Punctuating Direct Quotes
  1. Apply rules for punctuating direct quotes that are integrated into a report.
5 Stopping Run-on Sentences
  1. Recognize and correct run-on sentences.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words
direct quote
quotation marks
run-on sentence

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 Sharing Information 5 Integrating Sources Assignment
3 Sharing Direct Quotes 5 Sharing Direct Quotes Assignment
4 Punctuating Direct Quotes 4 Punctuating Direct Quotes Assignment
5 Stopping Run-on Sentences 4 Run-On Sentences Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Spelling 10: Practice 2 To prepare for the Spelling 10: Spelling Test, have your student practice their spelling words over the coming weeks.
2 Sharing Information
3 Sharing Direct Quotes
4 Punctuating Direct Quotes
5 Stopping Run-on Sentences

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Sharing Information
  1. What does it mean to integrate information in your writing?
Sharing Direct Quotes
  1. What is a direct quote?
Punctuating Direct Quotes
  1. How do you punctuate direct quotes?
Stopping Run-on Sentences
  1. What is a run-on sentence?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Stopping Run-on Sentences A Closer Look
  1. What are some ways they revised sentences in this video?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing