Reflection: Essay Writing Summer Reading Assessment - Section 3: In-class writing on 1:1 technology and chromebooks


I learned a lot.  My students do not introduce sub-claims at all.  Thus, the evidence that they select generally falls into plot rehash instead of commenting about the book.  This is ok for now, but I will need to fold into my current unit a lesson on introducing sub-claims and then supporting each sub-claim with evidence. 

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Summer Reading Assessment

Unit 1: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
Lesson 5 of 11

Objective: SWBAT write in an informed way about a summer reading book by completing an in-class, argument essay.

Big Idea: Independent reading is a powerful means to stoke student interest in texts.

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English / Language Arts, argument (Composition), Writing, argument (Presentation Skills), technology, independent reading, Summer Reading, Reading assessment, Writing Assessment, 1:1
  40 minutes
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