Homework/Extension: Try the prewriting activity of asking questions in response to the prompt, create five questions to ask yourself, and perhaps others, as a prewriting exercise. Due tomorrow (Day 3 in series). Also, bring in current work of literature.
Evidence of Accomplishment/Student work: Student-created free-writes and questions that generate ideas for writing.
Third Lesson in a Weeklong Series of Five Lessons Lesson Objective: To use the writing process by practicing the prewriting activity of talking and listening.
Aim: To explore our writing prompt by discussing our possible argument and examples in small groups.
ELA Standard: ELA HS Writing Core Performance Indicators: Use the writing process (e.g. prewriting, drafting, revising, proofreading, and editing) and Use prewriting activities (e.g., brainstorming, freewriting, note taking, outlining, and paragraphing)
Materials: Current work of literature that the class is reading.