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Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy


9-10 Unit Plans Overview



Unit Themes
Unit 1 Narrative: Literature - Problems, Solutions and More Problems
Unit 2 Narrative: Informational Courage to Be Yourself
Unit 3 Argument: Literature - Freedom Outside the US
Unit 4 Argument: Informational US Freedom Fighters
Unit 5 Informative/Explanatory: Literature Universal Human Rights
Unit 6 Informative/Explanatory: Informational Dictator or Revolutionary?
Unit 7 Argument: Literature Mayhem, Lawlessness, Bedlam & Anarchy
Unit 8 Argument: Informational - Do You Want a Revolution?
SAMPLE
The following are sample unit plan overviews organized for the year. Use this guide for creating or modifying your own
unit plans using a similar format. We attempted to address topics and themes that are currently suggested in the
Literacy, Science, and Social Science Frameworks. The unit plan overview template was designed and created by a
Chicago Public School teacher Katherine Beckett. The 9-10 unit plan overviews were created by Chicago Public School
teacher Lauren Perez Pietruszka. Both Katherine and Lauren are members of the 2014 Literacy Curriculum Project.
SAMPLE
Grade: 9-10 Quarter 1
Unit 1: Narrative Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading an excerpt from The Kite Runner, think about what happens next. Compose a
narrative that details the next scene while staying true to the characters and the setting and adding words and phrases that create vivid descriptions. Make sure to sequence the
events so that they build on one another and towards a logical conclusion. Be sure to use details from the text in developing your narrative.
Week Mentor text Supplemental text Multimedia Standards Informal Assessment
Reading: Lit Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 Yaqui
Delagado
Wants to
Kick Your
Ass by Meg
Medina
Weithers, G., What a
Lime of a Night!
Draw from list of short
texts and excerpts in
unit plan.
RL1, RL2,
RL3, RL6,
RL10
W3, W4,
W5
SL1, SL6 L2, L6 Exit Tickets
Graphic Organizers
2 Yaqui
Delagado
Wants to
Kick Your
Ass by Meg
Medina
Draw from list of short
texts and excerpts in
unit plan.
RL5, RL10 W3, W4,
W5, W6,
W10
SL1, SL5, SL6 L1, L5, L6 Exit Tickets
Graphic Organizers
1st Draft
3 Yaqui
Delagado
Wants to
Kick Your
Ass by Meg
Medina
"Little Things are Big"
by Jesus Colon
Draw from list of short
texts and excerpts in
unit plan.
RLL1, RL10 W3, W4,
W5, W6,
W10
SL1, SL5, SL6 L1, L5, L6 Exit Tickets
Ongoing revisions
New approach paper
4 Yaqui
Delagado
Wants to
Kick Your
Ass by Meg
Medina
Draw from list of short
texts and excerpts in
unit plan.
RL1, RL2,
RL5, RL10
W3, W4,
W5, W6,
W10
SL1, SL6 L5 Narrative 2nd draft
Literary Analysis
Paper.
5 Yaqui
Delagado
Wants to
Kick Your
Ass by Meg
Medina
Draw from list of short
texts and excerpts in
unit plan.
RL1, RL2,
RL3
W3, W4,
W5, W6,
W10
SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L5, L6 Final Assessment





SAMPLE
Grade: 9-10 Quarter 1
Unit 2: Narrative Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading the Friday Night Lights excerpt, think about what happens next. Compose a
narrative that details the next scene while staying true to the characters and setting, adding words and phrases that create vivid descriptions. Make sure to sequence the events so
that they build on one another and towards a logical conclusion. Be sure to use details from the text in developing your narrative.
Week Mentor text Supplemental
text
Multimedia Standards Informal Assessment
Reading: Info Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 The Courage to
Be Yourself
Edited by Al
Desetta, M.A.
with Educators
for Social
Responsibility
The Code: The
5 Secrets of
Teen Success
by Mawai
Asgedom
Wordle:
Create a
wordle to
describe
yourself
RI1, RI2, RI3,
RI4, RI6, RI10
W3, W4,
W10
SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L4,
L6
- GIST summary
- Journal Quick Writes
- Collaborative
Conversations
-Close Reading
- Vocabulary Organizer

2 The Courage to
Be Yourself
Edited by Al
Desetta, M.A.
with Educators
for Social
Responsibility
The Code: The
5 Secrets of
Teen Success
by Mawai
Asgedom
Readers
Theater: Act
out situations
from text;
record and
discuss
RI1, RI2, RI3,
RI4, RI6

W3, W4 SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L4,
L6
- Perspective Writing
- Journal Quick Writes
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
3 The Courage to
Be Yourself
Edited by Al
Desetta, M.A.
with Educators
for Social
Responsibility
The Code: The
5 Secrets of
Teen Success
by Mawai
Asgedom
Glogster:
What/who
gives you
courage to be
yourself?
RI1, RI2, RI3,
RI4, RI6

W3, W4 SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L4,
L6
- Double Entry Journal
- Journal Quick Writes
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
-Narrative Analysis
practice

4 The Courage to
Be Yourself
Edited by Al
Desetta, M.A.
with Educators
for Social
Responsibility
The Code: The
5 Secrets of
Teen Success
by Mawai
Asgedom
Google
Docs: Write,
edit, and
publish essay
RI1, RI2, RI3,
RI4, RI6
W3, W4,
W5, W6
SL1, SL5, SL6 L1, L2, L4,
L6
- RAFT Writing
- Journal Quick Writes
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Personal Narrative
Draft

5 The Courage to
Be Yourself
Edited by Al
Desetta, M.A.
with Educators
for Social
Responsibility
The Code: The
5 Secrets of
Teen Success
by Mawai
Asgedom
Goodreads.c
om: Students
write reviews
about texts
and publish
RI1, RI2, RI3,
RI4, RI6
W3, W4,
W5, W6
SL1, SL5, SL6 L1, L2, L4,
L6
- Peer Edits
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Narrative Draft
- Assessment Reflection

SAMPLE

Grade: 9-10 Quarter 2
Unit 3: Argument Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading the poems from I Lay My Stitches Down, write an argument essay
that explains the authors opposing views on freedom. Develop your claim with clear organization and purpose. Support your claim with strong textual evidence and
analysis from the texts.
Week Mentor
text
Supplemental
text
Multimedia Standards Informal Assessment
Reading: Lit Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 Before
We
Were
Free
Rafael Trujillo
biography:
http://www.biog
raphy.com/peo
ple/rafael-
trujillo-39891
Twitter: GIST
summary
Visuals:
Dominican
Republic pictures
1930s
RL1,
RL2,RL3,
RL6,RL10
W1, W4,
W10
SL1, SL6 L2 - Close Reading
- GIST summary

2 Before
We
Were
Free
Video: In the Time
of Butterflies
RL1, RL2

W1, W4,
W9
SL1, SL3 L1, L5, L6 - Cornell Notes
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
3 Before
We
Were
Free
Sample
argument
writing prompts
and essays
Website:
http://people.duke
.edu/~eec7/reform
revcounterrev.ht
ml
Reform,
Revolution, and
Counterrevolution
RL1, RL2,
RL3, RL10


W1 SL3 L5, L6 - Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Sample Argument Analysis
4 Before
We
Were
Free
Google Docs:
Write, edit, and
publish essay
RL1, RL2,
RL3

W1, W4,
W6, W7,
W8, W9
SL1, SL3 L1, L2, L3,
L5, L6
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Bibliography
- Thesis Draft
5 Before
We
Were
Free
Goodreads.com:
Students write a
review of the novel
and publish
RL1, RL2,
RL3, RL6

W4, W5,
W6
SL1, SL3 L2 - Peer Edits
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Draft
- Assessment Reflection




SAMPLE
Grade: 9-10 Quarter: 2
Unit 4: Argument Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: In your essay, make a claim evaluating whether or not Malcolm X has a
valid means to achieve freedom. Support your response with at least 2 pieces of textual evidence.
Week Mentor text Supplemental
text
Multimedia Standards Informal Assessment
Reading:
Info
Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 -Stride
Toward
Freedom by
MLK

-MLK
biography:
http://www.bio
graphy.com/p
eople/martin-
luther-king-jr-
9365086
Video: Stride Toward
Freedom
https://www.youtube.co
m/watch?v=z8juTYx03m
o
RI1, RI2,
RI6, RI10
W1, W4,
W10
SL1 L2, L6 - Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- GIST summary
- Vocabulary Organizer

2 -JFK
Inaugural
Address
1961
-An Ideal for
Which I Am
Prepared to
Die by
Nelson
Mandela
-JFK biography
-Nelson
Mandela
biography

Video: JFK Inaugural
Address
www.youtube.com/watc
h?v=BLmiOEk59n8
Video: An Ideal for
Which I Am Prepared
to Die
www.youtube.com/watc
h?v=-Su6d6X8rn4
RI1, RI2,
RI6, RI8

W1, W4,
W9
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L4, L6 - Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
3 Freedom or
Death by
Emmeline
Pankhurt
-Emmeline
Pankhurt
biography
-Sample
argument
writing prompts
and essays
- Freedom or Death
www.youtube.com/watc
h?v=lkw4y5rBkkg

RI1, RI2,
RI6, RI8


W1 SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L4, L6 - Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Sample Argument
Analysis
4 The Cult of
the
Individual by
Nikita
Khrushchev
Khrushchev
biography
Google Docs: Write,
edit, and publish essay
RI1, RI2,
RI6, RI8

W1, W4,
W6, W7,
W9
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Bibliography
- Thesis Draft
5 Student
Speeches
Goodreads.com:
Students write a review
of the novel and publish
RI1, RI2,
RI6, RI8

W4, W5,
W6, W9,
W10
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L6
- Peer Edits
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Speech Draft
- Speech Presentation
- Speech rubric
- Assessment Reflection
SAMPLE
Grade: 9-10 Quarter: 3
Unit 5: Informative/Explanatory Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading the speech, write an essay explaining Martin Luther Kings
views on freedom and independence. Support your response with at least 2 pieces of textual evidence.
Week Mentor
text
Supplemental text Multimedia Standards Informal Assessment
Reading:
Lit
Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1
Chandas
Secrets by
Allan
Stratton
What is
HIV/AIDS?
Video: Ted Talk-
The Face of AIDS
in Africa
http://www.ted.com
/talks/kristen_ashb
urn_s_heart_rendin
g_pictures_of_aids
RL1, RL2,
RL4, RL5,
RL10
W2, W4 SL1 L5, L6 - Quickwrites
- Close Reading
- Topic Graphic
Organizer
- Vocabulary Organizer

2
Chandas
Secrets by
Allan
Stratton
-Child
Prostitution in
Africa
-Human
Trafficking in
Africa - A
modern day evil
Website:
Close Read using
ActivelyLearn.com
RL1, RL2,
RL5

W9 SL1, SL2, SL6 L1, L2, L5,
L6
- Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Topic Graphic
Organizer
3
Chandas
Secrets by
Allan
Stratton
Kenya: Majority
Lack Access to
Health Services
Video: Ted Talk-
Mothers Helping
Mothers Fight HIV
http://www.ted.com
/talks/mitchell_bess
er_mothers_helpin
g_mothers_fight_hi
v
RL1, RL2,
RL4, RL5


W2, W8,
W9
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L5, L6
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Topic Graphic
Organizer
- Sample Argument
Analysis
4
Chandas
Secrets by
Allan
Stratton
Taboos and
Clinical
Research in
West Africa
Video: Life Above
All
Google Docs:
Write, edit, and
publish essay
RL1, RL2,
RL5, RL10

W2, W4,
W5, W6,
W8, W9,
W10
SL1, SL2 L1, L2, L3,
L5, L6
- Close Reading
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Vocabulary Organizer
- Bibliography
- Thesis Draft
5
Chandas
Secrets by
Allan
Stratton
Goodreads.com:
Students write a
review of the novel
and publish
RL1, RL2,
RL4, RL5,
RL10

W4, W5,
W6, W9,
W10
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L5, L6
- Peer Edits
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Draft
- Assessment Reflection


SAMPLE
Grade: 9-10 Quarter: 3
Unit 6: Informative/Explanatory Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading the speech, write an essay explaining Hosni Mubaracks plan for the future of Egypt. Support
your response with at least 2 pieces of textual evidence.
Week Mentor
text
Supplemental text Multimedia Standards Informal
Assessment
Reading:
Info
Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 The Dictators
Handbook: Why
Bad Behavior is
Almost Always
Good Politics
by Bruce Bueno
De Mesquita,
Alastair Smith
The Dictator by Pablo
Neruda

If I Were In Charge of the
World by Judith Viorst
Slideshow: Parade
Magazine-
http://parade.condenas
t.com/175305/parade/t
op-10-worst-dictators/
Podcast:
http://www.econtalk.or
g/archives/_featuring/b
ruce_bueno_de_mesq
uita/
RI1, RI2,
RI5, RI10
W2 W4,
W9, W10

SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Quickwrites
-Anticipation Guide
- Close Reading
- Comparison
Graphic Organizer
- Vocabulary
Organizer
-Dictator Carousel

2 The Dictators
Handbook: Why
Bad Behavior is
Almost Always
Good Politics
Gaius Julius Caesar
http://www.roman-
empire.net/republic/caesar.html
Video: 25 of Historys
Dealiest Dictators
http://list25.com/25-of-
historys-deadliest-
dictators/
Goodreads:
Discussion board
RI1, RI2,
RI5

W2, W4,
W9
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Quickwrites
- Close Reading
- Comparison
Graphic Organizer
- Vocabulary
Organizer
-Socratic Seminar
3 The Dictators
Handbook: Why
Bad Behavior is
Almost Always
Good Politics
Ukraine: The New
Dictatorship
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/
nyrblog/2014/jan/18/ukraine-
new-dictatorship/
Behind the Scenes in Putins
Court
http://www.newsweek.com/201
4/08/01/behind-scenes-putins-
court-private-habits-latter-day-
dictator-260640.html
Video: Defiance
(2008) clips

Goodreads:
Discussion board
RI1, RI2,
RI5


W2, W4,
W8, W9
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Close Reading
- Socratic Seminar
- Vocabulary
Organizer
- Sample
Explanatory Analysis
4 The Dictators
Handbook: Why
Bad Behavior is
Almost Always
Good Politics
Why Gaddafi was the
Quintessential 20
th
-century
Dictator
http://www.washingtonpost.com
/opinions/why-gaddafi-was-the-
quintessential-20th-century-
dictator/2011/10/21/gIQANkTb4
L_story.html
Kim Jong Il
http://www.biography.com/peop
le/kim-jong-il-201050
Video: The Dictator
Hunter- PBS, Reed
Brody

Goodreads:
Discussion board
RI1, RI2,
RI5, RI10

W2, W4,
W5, W6,
W8, W9,
W10
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Close Reading
- Socratic Seminar
- Vocabulary
Organizer
- Bibliography
- First Essay Draft
5 The Dictators
Handbook: Why
Bad Behavior is
Almost Always
Good Politics
Chevezs Legacy: Dictator or
Democrat?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
2013/03/06/chavezs-
legacy_n_2821220.html
Goodreads: Book
review
RI1, RI2,
RI5, RI10

W2, W4,
W5, W6,
W9, W10
SL1, SL2, SL4, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Peer Edits
- Final Draft
- Assessment
Reflection
SAMPLE
Grade 9-10 Quarter 4
Unit 7: Argument Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: After reading the excerpt from the play Antigone, write an argument essay that explains
King Creons and Haeoms opposing views about being a good ruler. Then, make a claim stating which character has the stronger argument. Develop your claim with
clear organization and purpose. Support your claim with strong textual evidence and analysis from the texts.
Week Mentor text Supplemental
text
Multimedia Standards Informal
Assessment
Reading: Lit Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1 Literature Circles:
Student will
choose to read 1
of the following
novels over the
next 5 weeks:

-Between Shades of
Gray: Ruta Sepetys

- Maus I & II: Art
Spielgelman

- Persepolis:
Marjane Satrapi

-V for Vendetta Alan
Moore

- Little Brother: Cory
Doctorow

-A Long Way Gone:
Ishmael Beah

-Graceling: Kristin
Cashore

-Brave New World:
Aldous Huxley

-Fahrenheit 451:
Ray Bradbury; Text
or graphic novel
5 Faces of
Oppression
https://mrdevin.file
s.wordpress.com/2
009/06/five-faces-
of-oppression.pdf
Twitter: GIST
summary
Goodreads.com:
Discussion Board
RL1,
RL2,RL4,
RL5, RL9,
RL10
W1, W4,
W9, W10
SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L5,
L6
- Close Reading
- GIST summary
- Lit Circle Role
Sheets
2 How to Topple
a Dictator
transcript
Goodreads:
Discussion Board
Ted Talks: How
to Topple a
Dictator
https://www.ted.com/tal
ks/srdja_popovic_how_
to_topple_a_dictator
RL1,
RL2,RL4,
RL5, RL7,
RL9, RL10

W1, W4,
W9
SL1, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L5,
L6
- Lit Circle Role
Sheets
- Collaborative
Conversations
3 Sample
argument
writing prompts
and essays
Slideshow:
Roots of
Oppression
http://www.american-
pictures.com/roots/inde
x.htm
Twitter:
Perspective
Writing
Goodreads:
Discussion Board
RL1,
RL2,RL4,
RL5, RL7,
RL9, RL10

W1, W4,
W9
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L5,
L6
- Lit Circle Role
Sheets
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Sample Argument
Analysis
4 Goodreads:
Discussion Board

Google Docs:
Write, edit, and
publish essay
RL1,
RL2,RL4,
RL5, RL7,
RL9, RL10
W1, W4,
W5, W6,
W7, W8,
W9
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L5,
L6
- Lit Circle Role
Sheets
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Thesis Draft
5 Goodreads.com:
Students write a
review of the novel
and publish
RL1,
RL2,RL4,
RL5, RL9,
RL10
W1, W4,
W5, W6,
W7, W8,
W9, W10
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L5,
L6
- Lit Circle Role
Sheets
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Peer Edits
- Final Draft
- Assessment
Reflection

SAMPLE
Grade 9-10 Quarter 4
Unit 8: Argument Writing
By the end of the unit, students will answer the following writing prompt: In your essay, make a claim evaluating whether or not Kevin Sabet has a valid argument in his article Colorado Will
Show Why Legalizing Marijuana is a Mistake. Be sure to discuss the presence or lack of bias in the article. Support your response with at least 2 pieces of textual evidence.
Week Mentor text Supplemental text Multimedia Standards Informal
Assessment
Reading:
Info
Writing Speaking/Listening Language
1
Leader-
ship
*Mentor Texts &
Supplemental
texts selected to
expose students
to issues they
can research for
the argument
essay.

How Great
Leaders Inspire
transcript

Take Back
America
Speech by
Barack Obama
Fighting with Non
Violence transcript

My Battle to Expose
Government
Corruption transcript
Ted Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire
https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_ho
w_great_leaders_inspire_action
My Battle to Expose Government
Corruption
https://www.ted.com/talks/heather_brooke_
my_battle_to_expose_government_corrupti
on

Fighting with Non Violence
https://www.ted.com/talks/scilla_elworthy_fi
ghting_with_non_violence

Website: www.changemakers.org
RI1, RI5,
RI7, RI8,
RI9, RI10
W1, W4,
W7, W8,
W9, W10
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3,
L4, L6
- Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Credible Source
Evaluation
Graphic
Organizer
- Annotated
Bibliography
-Collaborative
Conversations

2
Injustices
Excerpts from
Savage
Inequalities by
Jonathan Kozol


We Need to Talk about
an Injustice transcript

Americans Deeply
Worried Illegal
Immigration Is
Threatening U.S. Way
Of Life, Economy
http://www.huffingtonpos
t.com/2014/08/07/undoc
umented-
immigration_n_5657565
.html?utm_hp_ref=email
_share

Los Angeles Schools
Make Discipline Less
Harsh
http://huff.to/1BxW9gm

How Economic
Inequality Harms
Societies transcript
Ted Talks: We Need to Talk About an
Injustice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cKfCm
SqZ5s

How Economic Inequality Harms
Societies
https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_wilkinson


RI1, RI5,
RI7, RI8

W1, W4,
W7, W8,
W9
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L4, L6 - Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Credible Source
Evaluation
Graphic
Organizer
- Annotated
Bibliography
-Collaborative
Conversations
3
Injustices
Excerpt from
Fast Food
Nation by Eric
Schlosser
The Earth Is Full
transcript

You Are What You Eat
(5 mins)
transcript

Whats Wrong with Our
Food System transcript
Ted Talk: The Earth Is Full
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_7cCUI
63K4
You Are What You Eat
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEXBxijQRE
o
Whats Wrong with Our Food System
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUmdC3C2
B4w
RI1, RI5,
RI8


W1, W4,
W5, W6,
W7, W8,
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L4, L6 - Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Credible Source
Evaluation Graphic
Organizer
- Annotated
Bibliography
-Collaborative
Conversations
SAMPLE
Created by L. Perez Pietruszka 2014
Lnpietruszka@cps.edu

4
Solutions
Excerpts from
American
Apartheid by
Douglas S.
Massey
http://socsci.co
lorado.edu/~do
wneyl/re/Mass
ey1990_Ameri
can_Apartheid
.pdf

How Schools Kill
Creativity transcript


Ted Talks: How Schools Kill Creativity
https://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_s
ays_schools_kill_creativity

Google Docs: Write, edit, and publish
essay

Website: www.changemakers.org
RI1, RI5,
RI8

W1, W4,
W6, W7,
W9, W10
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L4, L6 - Quickwrite
- Close Reading
- Credible Source
Evaluation
Graphic
Organizer
-Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Annotated
Bibliography
- Thesis Draft
5
Speeches

Student
Speeches
Goodreads.com: Students write a review
of the novel and publish
Website: www.changemakers.org
RI1, RI2,
RI8

W4, W5,
W6, W9,
W10
SL1, SL3, SL6 L1, L2, L3, L6 - Peer Edits
- Collaborative
Conversations
- Final Speech
Draft
- Speech
Presentation
- Speech Rubric
- Assessment
Reflection



Some Suggested Informal Assessments:
http://www.education.com/reference/article/informal-methods-assessment/
http://www.readingrockets.org/oldmedia/assessments_overview.pdf