Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 2: Informative Writing

This Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 2: Informative Writing unit also includes:

What were the effects of the Great Depression on the people who lived through it? As the culmination of an informative writing unit that introduces writers to the "skills, practices, and routines" of informative essays, individuals conduct research, develop a claim, and craft a response to this prompt.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Project images of the photographs of Gordon Parks and Dorothea Lange
Classroom Considerations

  • The unit introduces class members to the writing process and uses class time for drafting, peer review, revising, and reflecting
Pros

  • The 281-page unit packet includes five model essays, 13 lessons, worksheets, discussion questions, writing checklists, and supplemental writing skills lessons that target discrete skills
Cons

  • None