This Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 3, Lesson 5 lesson plan also includes:
To underscore the importance of precise diction and sensory details in narratives, class members examine two statements to determine which is more effective and has a greater impact on the reader. Individuals then examine the word choice and sensory details in their own college application narrative.
- Have pairs brainstorm lists of precise words they might use in their narratives
- The fifth in a seven-lesson narrative writing unit that uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Leslie Marmon Silko's "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit" as models that writers may use as they craft their narrative response to a college essay prompt
- The seven-page packet includes the lesson, sample statements, discussion questions with model responses, and a homework assignment