The Good Earth: Multigenre Writing Strategy

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In response to reading Pearl Buck's The Good Earth, individuals are asked to complete a multi-genre writing assignment, crafting eight different pieces including a research paper.

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Concepts

Instructional Ideas

  • Present mini-lessons, with models, on each of the genres
Classroom Considerations

  • The eighth in a series of eight resources designed for The Good Earth
  • The assignment assumes writers are familiar with the characteristics of and know how to format the various genres, know how to craft a research paper, and are familiar with MLA style documentation
Pros

  • The central assignment is engaging
Cons

  • While the concept of the assignment is engaging, no scaffolding is provided for the various assignments
  • Beware the usage errors in the assignment sheet