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High schoolers read and analyze an excerpt from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain. Students use the Six Traits of Writing to compose an essay on a personal life ambition that each high schoolers may have. Students use prewriting strategies and evaluate their own and another's essay. High schoolers use grammatical and mechanical conventions in their essay. Students write a well developed, organized, and interesting essay.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2000
Included Materials
  • Rubric
  • Worksheet

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