We found 24 resources with the concept essays
Reading with a Cultural Criticism LensLesson Planet
12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewLife is full of ups and downs. Scholars read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant," which describes a meaningful event from the author's own life. Then, after answering text questions and participating in a Socratic discussion,...
My Favorite Activity (Grades K-2)Lesson Planet
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars discuss the many ways they use persuasion in their everyday lives and brainstorm specific ideas for encouraging someone to do something. With the list of persuasive techniques they made, young writers complete a graphic...
Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common CoreLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Resources designed to address argumentative, information, and narrative writing Common Core standards can be found in this collection. Materials that address writing production, distribution, and research are also included. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed by the resource.
Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in LiteratureLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading comprehension to identify the rules Bud lived by and how he was successful or unsuccessful at following them. Scholars then take a step further by comparing their reading to the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling. To conclude the series, class members work through the writing process to complete an evidence-based essay examining one of Bud's life rules.
Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 4 ELA/Literacy)Lesson Planet
4th CCSS: Designed
Track the progress of your fourth graders' reading and writing skills with this practice Common Core assessment. Based on a collection of six reading passages that include narrative stories, poetry, and a series of informational...
Using Maps to Inspire Personal NarrativesLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
A solid description of one way to teach narrative writing, this resource outlines the writing process from concept to completion. Class members create concept maps of moments in their lives and follow the writing process to publish their...
Training for the Narrative Essay: Building CharacterLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Pupils can apply the information about characterization on the first page of this resource to the assignment on the second page. Seven tactics for developing characters are detailed and put to practice. Writers choose from a short list...
Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 3: A Day in the LifeLesson Planet
6th - 10th
Junior ecologists examine Arizona's biotic communities and research an animal or plant that is found in this community. In this lesson, learnerss write a narrative essay about their assigned animal or plant. They research online and in...
Like Water for Chocolate: How-to Narrative EssayLesson Planet
Connect Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate to student experience with this how-to narrative essay. Writers weave the instructions from their own family recipe into a narrative using sensory details. This assignment sheet includes...
Like Water for Chocolate: Family TraditionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Engage young writers in family tradition with this writing assignment for Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel. Using sensory details, learners write a narrative about a family tradition involving food. Scholars also talk with...
Adventure Writing: Oregon's Landscape as a SettingLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students identify geographical features of different regions encountered by migrants on the Oregon trail. Students research how the Oregon landscape may have affected life and 19th century westward migration. Students write a narrative...