The students will be given a weekly writing assignment with time to research and write during the school day. The topics will vary from week to week, but the assignments will cover the four types of writng using an introduction, body of details, and a closing. Writing mechanics will develop as the year progresses and will corollate with English class.
The four main types of writing: expository, persuasive, narrative, and descriptive.
(20 points possible)
Did you start with an interesting paragraph that introduces your topic or character(s) and setting?
Does the body of your essay include details, facts, and events or lead to a specific problem?
Did you resolve your story in the final paragraph or provide your opinon about the topic you researched?
Finally, did you include a narrative voice and fugurative langauage to connect your reader? _____/5 points