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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
So What Do You Think? Writing a Review
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Sample reviews of various types (movie, music, restaurant, book, etc.), both print and online
- Specific reviews of the literature students are reading
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
- Components of a Review
- Creating Classroom Discussion about Reviews
- Student Example of a Book Review
- Review Guidelines
- Writing a Review Checklist
- Student Reflection Sheet
- Collect a variety of reviews, from both online and print resources, to supplement those that students will contribute. As you gather these resources, be sure that you locate:
- Make appropriate number of copies of handouts.
- Test the ReadWriteThink Pinting Press 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.