A reflective & structured way a to wrap upThe Night Wandererby Drew Hayden Taylor.
> Each essay topic is followed by a paragraph full of ideas and/or questions to stimulate student brainstorming - to get their ideas 'rolling'. > Vocabulary used is grade 7-8.
> Page two provides the six traits of writing & detailed explanation of each. > Blank spaces for the teacher to write in length (see below).
LENGTH > A detailed and thorough assignment description that can be adjusted to any length. > Depends on the requirements and any additional expectations determined by the teacher. > Assignment length can range from a single paragraph response to a formal multi-paragraph essay.
SOME OF THE DIRECTIONS > General Expectations and Requirements (1) A thorough and thoughtful response to each question (2) Organized and clear* explanation of your thoughts (3) Adequate and appropriate examples from the text to support your ideas/opinions *An ”organized and clear” explanation means: a. your paragraph/s have a topic sentence followed by sentences which stick to the topic. b. your paragraph/s have a beginning, middle, and end.
> Formatting Expectations (1) Proper referencing/citation of quotes and paraphrasing. (2) Titled, numbered pages, and single spacing in final draft (3) Margins of no more than 1”, if typed (4) Minimum length for each response: _____________ (5) Maximum length for each response: ____________
<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflective & no wrong answer style questions encourage independent thinking or use as discussion questions. Roughly 7th grade level.