Grant Writing: Blending Literature and Community

Grades 9-12 / ELA / PBL
CCSS: ELA.RI.11-12.7 ELA.W.11-12.4 ELA.SL.11-12.4

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RI

Reading Standards for Informational Text 6-€“12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

7

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards 6–12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening Standards 6-€“12

11-12

11th & 12th Grades

4

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.

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Lesson Objective
Write and present a proposal aimed at realizing the American Dream
Length
8 min
Questions to Consider
Why do you think students say they will remember this assignment forever?
How does presenting and defending the proposal require a different level of understanding?
What happens when Ms. Wessling is seen as a coach instead of an evaluator
Common Core Standards
ELA.RI.11-12.7, ELA.W.11-12.4, ELA.SL.11-12.4

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  • Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Introduction

    Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Introduction

  • Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Question Sheet

  • Society for the American Dream Grant Application Form

    Society for the American Dream Grant Application Form

  • Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Student Evaluationeval

    Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Student Evaluation Form

  • Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Student Scoring Rubric

    Grant Writing as an English Lit Assignment Student Scoring Rubric

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Grant Writing: Blending Literature and Community

Grades 9-12 / ELA / Pbl

Grant Writing: Blending Literature and Community