Reflection: Writing Across the Disciplines Reflective Writing: A Letter to my Junior Self - Section 1: Warm Up

 

 For today's letter, I chose narrative.  While I was walking around, I asked kids to explain the narrative technique(s) in their letter.  Most students were able to explain to me what narrative techniques (usually descriptive, sensory language) they used in their letter.  There are some parts of narrative writing that students don't use during this assignment (characters, dialogue), the assignment asks them to be reflective and tell a story. 

  Writing tasks that aren't part of the CCSS
  Writing Across the Disciplines: Writing tasks that aren't part of the CCSS
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Reflective Writing: A Letter to my Junior Self

Unit 8: Reflective writing: Ending the year on a positive note
Lesson 1 of 4

Objective: SWBAT write a expository text which develops real experiences and events by reflecting on their sophomore year in a letter to be opened later.

Big Idea: What do I want to tell my future self?

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