BC English 10 IRP
Prescribed Learning Outcomes:
Primary Academic Goals:
C5 select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to generate, develop, and
organize ideas for writing and representing.
C6 select, adapt, and apply a range of drafting and composing strategies
while writing and representing.
C7 select, adapt, and apply a range of strategies to revise, edit, and publish
writing and representing,.
Secondary Academic Goals:
B1 read, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of
B2 read, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of
information and persuasive texts with increasing complexity of ideas and
B3 view, both collaboratively and independently, to comprehend a variety of
The Writer In Action
A Writing Processing
Obtained from Carolyn Mamchur’s “Introduction to Writing Process and “getting to know
you” tasks” PowerPoint presentation.
My Cutting-edge Unit Plan
1. Creating Choices
for my students
(Alfie Kohn’s “Choices for Children” )
Students can choose:
Their personal media/literal texts.
Their writing subjects.
Their presentation formats for the unit
2. Building Online Learning
(Diane Curtis’s “Building Online Communities” )
Students will create a blog that will be
shared with their teacher, their peer
editor(s) and their target audiences.
Note: The teacher is obligated to explain the potential privacy
issues with online publication. If the students don’t have any
concerns with that, they can publish the blog to everyone.
Motivate students with worldwide/outside
of classroom exposure
Deepen the sense of community
3. Using media/text
that is familiar and relevant
(Marc Presnky’s “
Enrage me or Engage Me – What’s today Learner’s Demand” )
Use engaging media, such as YouTube clips,
Video games, movies, current books, etc as
Illustrate the importance of the writing process
in media production through the unit project.
4. Beginning to Plan
with the End in Mind.
(Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe’s Understanding by Design)
Create the unit plan using the “Backward
Select the learning activities and technological
tools AFTER I have determined the desired
results and acceptable evidence.
5. Making Assessment Meaningful
(Susie Boss and Jane Krauss’ “Making Assessment Meaningful”
from Reinventing Project-Based Learning)
Create something new
Model real-world assessment (Online
Digital Story Telling
Students will be writing the narration for
the digital story telling.
Students will create the story using the
procedure suggested by Jason Ohler.
Computer for students (Computer Lab or Laptops)
Software: iMovie (Or equivalent tools), ComicLife (Or equivalent
tools), PowerPoint and GarageBand (Or equivalent tool)
DVD Player, Digital Camera - Students and Schools', a SD Card
reader, a projector and PC speakers.
Online Tool: YouTube, Online blog with privacy setting (E.g.
Each student needs to have an email account.