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 literary analysis of Things Fall Apart.
Opening Session: Get out your essay from yesterday and read it over carefully. Check for any errors, then grab a highlighter and go through and highlight each of your quotes, including the lead-in. Make sure you have at least five!! And make sure you copy down the Work Cited for the end of your paper:
Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. Penguin Books, 2017.
You will have the whole class period to finish your final draft of your essay. Don’t waste this time; your essay is due today!
Do a final read over of your essay – out loud! – and then turn it in to the basket!
Assessment: Informal (prewriting check)
Differentiation: Process (Scaffolding)