Standard: ELAGSE9-10W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
- Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
- Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole.
- Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
- Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.
Learning Target: I can demonstrate my knowledge on a USATestPrep assessment.
Opening Session: Grab a laptop! We are going to do a diagnostic USATestPrep assessment today.
- Log in to USATestPrep. If you’ve never used it before, you’ll need to create an account.
- Click “Join a Class” and find my name. Make sure you join the right semester/block class 🙂
- Take the assessment I’ve assigned to you!
Work Session: After you finish USATestPrep, you can continue to work on your picture book project with your group.
Closing Session: Picture Book Check In!
Assessment: Summative (cultural identity embedded assessment); formative (journal checks, discussion)
Differentiation: Process (scaffolding), product (varied essay length or prompt)