Reflection: Lesson Planning "Story of an Hour" Timed Write - Section 1: Instructional Input


My ultimate goal in this writing assignment is for all students to have a genuinely high likelihood for success. I want them to be able to shine and really show what they know and have learned. By giving them these options to choose from, they have the power to really show their stuff and write about the prompt that is more relevant for them. When this happens, the overall quality of the writing itself, grammar, fluency, voice, etc. increases immensely. This is especially powerful to see with the students who tend to struggle more with writing. 

  Why Give So Many Options?
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"Story of an Hour" Timed Write

Unit 8: "Story Of An Hour"
Lesson 6 of 6

Objective: Students will select one the prompts provided and write a standard five paragraph essay responding to it and utilizing at least two of the texts from the unit.

Big Idea: "Write" In The Nick Of Time.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, annotation, Vocabulary, Story of an Hour, timed write, criticism
  50 minutes
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