This writing assignment is a great way to end the novel The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel
>Blank spaces for the teacher to write in expectations (see below). >Four essay topics for students select from:
>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 about grade 8.
>Page two provides the six traits of writing & detailed explanation of each.
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.
Expectations exactly as stated in the assignment:
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
(1) your paragraph/s have a topic sentence followed by sentences which stick to the topic. (2) your paragraph/s have a beginning, middle, and end.
Formatting Expectations: (1) Proper referencing/citation of quotes and paraphrasing - this means ___________________________________________________________ (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 accommodated or alternative resources for special education or below-level learners. Novel workbook comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking (a few are); they are roughly 7th grade level.