Composition Unit 2
Lessons 3 and 4
--to make some decisions about your story
--to complete a story map worth 5 points
Why a video?
--You can privately view wherever and whenever you
--You can work at your own pace without having to tell
me to speed up or slow down
--You can stop, pause, rewind, and fast forward material
so that you can examine things in your own way
--It frees up class time to actually DO things as opposed
to just sitting and listening
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How can I tell if my
students are doing their
work the way I want them
Work in class!!!
Are they REALLY
• Today, you will be placed in your own BO
• Inside, you should see a blank story/essay
• Using the whiteboard typing tool, complete
the essay map. If you wrote out your ideas in
your student pages, great! Copy them. (Why
not even revise them now??)
• Make sure you put your name at the top of
• If you have questions, raise your hand.
• Doing your work in class is worth 5 points
--tomorrow is Friday. You should use your
completed story map to write a rough draft of
your autobiographical incident.
--it must have dialogue (people talking) and
a lot of vivid description.
--should be about ONE important incident.
--WOW me with your writing. SHOW me;
don’t TELL me.
--Tomorrow, mark off lessons 3 and 4.
We will discuss your drafts on MONDAY and
will meet in small groups for PEER REVIEW.