Reflection: Gradual Release Analysis Essay: Drafting - Section 3: Getting Down to Business

 

This part of the assignment presents an opportunity for scaffolding.

In days past, I taught advanced students.  With the "lemme at 'em" types, I think it's a safe bet to hand over the sample and the assignment and ask them to produce a three-paragraph draft.  However, this is no longer my world.

With my gen. ed. students, I take the time to go through the assignment step by step.  We read the prompt, and I will ask them if they have the information necessary to answer the writing question on their analysis form, which is hopefully answered in the affirmative.  I want them to see that they have everything they need, and we're going to get through this assignment piece by piece, step by step, together.

  It's a Different Lesson for Different Levels
  Gradual Release: It's a Different Lesson for Different Levels
Loading resource...
 

Analysis Essay: Drafting

Unit 14: Analyzing Poetry for Writing & Discussion
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: SWBAT draft an essay using information from a poetry analysis activity.

Big Idea: Turning the Seven-Step analysis into a draft.

  Print Lesson
4 teachers like this lesson
drafting
 
1
2
3
4
Similar Lessons
 
Unveiling the Significance of a Poet's Words: Identifying Figurative Language in "We Wear The Mask"
9th Grade ELA » Poetry Analysis
Big Idea: What does Paul Laurence Dunbar reveal in his words about the mask we wear in our lives?
  Favorites(5)
  Resources(65)

Environment: Urban
Donna Fletcher
 
Generating Ideas for Explanatory Essays; What Would You Change About the World?
7th Grade ELA » Explanatory Essay
Big Idea: How would you change the world?
  Favorites(3)
  Resources(12)
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
Gina Wickstead
 
Reflective Letter Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Year-End Review: Putting it all Together
Big Idea: Time to reflect on our year together...
  Favorites(7)
  Resources(10)
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
Kristal Doolin
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close