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10.2 Fossils RAFT

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  • RAFT stands for Role, Audience, Format, Topic. They are short, imaginative pieces of writing that show that you can apply your knowledge in new ways. 

     

    The goal of this RAFT is to address the common misconception:

    "Fossils are pieces of dead animals and plants."

    Choose a writing assignment below. Use your new knowledge from this session to explain how the misconception is not correct and why. 



    Option 1

    Role - Storyteller

    Audience - Your friends

    Format - Scary campfire story

    Topic - Address the misconception "Fossils are pieces of dead animals and plants."

     

     

    Option 2

    Role - Radio show host

    Audience - Elementary school students

    Format - Script for a radio show

    Topic - Address the misconception "Fossils are pieces of dead animals and plants."