Reflection: Qualitative Evaluations Comparison Essay Writing on Fahrenheit 451 and Another Text (Day 2 of 3) - Section 3: Writer's Workshop


This paper is huge!  I am doing everything I can to make sure that every student will succeed on this summative assignment, so differentiation in this lesson is hugely important.  I also plan to see students before and after school and in study hall in order to maximize my availability to conference with them on their work.  I can't help but get excited about summative papers like this, but I am looking very carefully to see if any students are not progressing in a timely way.

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Comparison Essay Writing on Fahrenheit 451 and Another Text (Day 2 of 3)

Unit 6: Literary: Analyzing Figurative Language in Fahrenheit 451
Lesson 12 of 14

Objective: Students will be able to write a summative comparison with three pieces of evidence from the novel and three pieces of evidence from a different novel by engaging in modeled writing observation and a writer's workshop.

Big Idea: Engaging in writers workshop and analyzing examples helps us to write clearer comparison contrast essays.

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English / Language Arts, humanism, language choice, connotation, denotation, figurative language, sensationalism, comparison paper
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