Equality – everyone is treated equal; fairness; justice.
Give students biography assignment handout and let them know that they’ll be making an essay for me.
Let them know that it will be a great introduction to the “Cry the Beloved Country” novel that we’ll be pursuing next week.
Let students know that the assignment will be worth 10% of their final mark so if they’re looking to bump up their grade, this would be a great opportunity for it.
The essay will be due at some point next week.
Let students know that they’ll have to go through the writing process with this essay as they did with the paragraph except using more time. They have to go through the planning phase, 1st writing phase, 1stediting phase, peer revision (with typed copy), 2nd revision, and final copy. They will get marks for submitting each phase.
Hand out the “Essay writing” guide and start going over it with students.
Use the annotated copy with students to go over a mock example with students on the board.
Closure: (Estimated time 2-3 minutes)
Challenge students to start thinking about who they want to research when it comes to their biography assignment.
Professional Development Plan:
Topic: Inequality/Biography Assignment/Essay Writing Date: November 20th, 2012