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World Lit: Writing a Literary Analysis Essay, Day 3

Standard: ELAGSE9-10W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Learning Target: I can develop an argument about a theme in Julius Caesar.

Opening Session: MLA Format!

Work Session: Grab a laptop and work on your essay!

Closing Session: SAVE YOUR WORK!!!!!! And a quick review of how to upload to Google Drive if we need it 🙂

Assessment: Formal (essay)

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding)

World Lit: Writing About My Cultural Identity: Revision

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).