WH AT' S Y O U R A M B I T I O N?
Young scholars 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 young scholars may have. Students use prewriting strategies and evaluate their own and another's essay. Young scholars use grammatical and mechanical conventions in their essay. Students write a well developed, organized, and interesting essay.