- Grades: 6–8
- Produce a well-written essay that contains a strong plot structure, includes a theme, and speaks to a clear audience.
- Demonstrate the ability to produce a clean, well-polished typed document.
- Use your states'writing standards to assess students'writing proficiency.
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: A Picture Says a Thousand Words
Have the students share their writing with the class. Often there are other opportunities for student publishing. See a sample of a student's essay published in our local paper.