Standard: ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Learning Target: I will write a letter to introduce myself to the class.
Opening Session: Transcript check – everyone in the right place?
Work Session: Today we’re going to kick it off with a little introductory PowerPoint!
Next up on our list, we’re going to go over the syllabus and discuss class procedures, policies, and so on. If you get this syllabus signed and returned to me before Friday, I’ll give you 5 points extra credit on our next essay!
Finally, with whatever time we have left, I would like for you to write a letter of introduction and tell me and the class a little about yourself 🙂 This will be due at the end of class tomorrow.
Closing Session: Share out and tell us about yourself!
Differentiation: Product (modified letter directions)
Assessment: Students will be given a daily grade for their letter of introduction.