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Writing response to documentary films

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Julia MacRae - 5 years ago
Description
Improve the content of your students' essays by h…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
Submitted By
Julia MacRae - 5 years ago
Description
Improve the content of your students' essays by having them view a couple of documentary films and create a writing response. They will take ideas from the film of their choice, develop their own ideas in response to it, agree or disagree, and choose a composition type that will best suit their topic. Then they will write their essay and go through a peer editing process to revise it. Finally they will submit a good copy to you. A specific rubric for marking it is included as well.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
viewing films
composition skills
peer editing
writing process
Learning Standards
Writing, viewing documentary films, critical thinking, selection of composition type, peer editing, proofreading, revising.
Duration
3 classes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 2, 2014