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 can write a reflective essay explaining my cultural identity.
Opening Session: P!NK – Raise Your Glass: P!nk sings her identity!
Work Session: We’ve got the laptop cart today! You guys will be grabbing a laptop and typing and revising your cultural identity essays you write yesterday. You will have all class period to complete your essay 🙂
If we run short on computers, we will have a couple people write by hand. I’ll take volunteers first, then choose randomly.
Closing Session: Trade with a friend and make any last-minute edits, then turn in your paper by uploading to Google Drive.
Assessment: Formal – essays will be graded
Differentiation: Process (scaffolded essays); Product (varied essay length).