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Designing Writing Assignments
by Traci Gardner
|Grades||9 – 12|
Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students compose dictionary entries for words and phrases from pop culture texts (e.g., television shows, movies, lyrics, YouTube videos), connecting their definitions to their personal use of the terms.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students explore the genre of commercial endorsements, establishing characteristics and requirements for the genre. Each student then composes an endorsement of a product, service, company, or industry.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students explore the conventions of blog writing while using it to self-reflect on their writing and communicate with classmates about each other's reflections.