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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
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Authentic Persuasive Writing to Promote Summer Reading
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Collected booklists, including online lists and reviews
- Chart paper and markers
- Library resources and access
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
- The Basic Principles of Persuasive Writing
- IT’S ALIVE! @ your library®
- ALA’s Young Adult Library Services Association Booklists
- Gather any summer reading lists available at your school or public library to use as resources for students during this lesson.
- Arrange for library time for students, and coordinate the project with your school’s librarian.
- Choose several relevant booklists from the ALA’s Young Adult Library Services Association Website, and make copies or transparencies for students to use.
- Obtain computer resources to display the IT’S ALIVE! @ your library® Web page from the ALA’s Website, or make copies or transparencies of the page to share with students.
- Test the ReadWriteThink Printing Press interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.
- Choose the templates that will work best for your students’ work—brochures, flyers, or booklets. Adapt this lesson plan for the option you’ve chosen.