Film Review: Equipping Students for Writing

Grades 6-12 / ELA / Extended Writing
CCSS: ELA.W.6-12.10

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing

6-12

Grades 6-12

10

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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Lesson Objective
Students work collaboratively to prepare for writing a film review
Length
5 min
Questions to Consider
How and why does Ms. Nicol "chunk" the task into manageable parts?
See how a common flaw of word choice is quickly and effectively addressed in a 5 minute synonyms task
Consider how "chunking" assignments can improve your students' work
Common Core Standards
ELA.W.6-12.10

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  • Lesson Plan for English-Building Confidence in Extended Writing

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  • Writing a Film Review: The Others

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  • English-Building Confidence in Extended Writing Film Review

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  • English-Building Confidence in Extended Writing Exercise Instructions

    Instructions for English-Building Confidence in Extended Writing exercise

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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Film Review: Equipping Students for Writing

Grades 6-12 / ELA / Extended Writing

Film Review: Equipping Students for Writing