The Power by Naomi Alderman: Writing Assignment with Rubrics
Post-reading writing activity for The Power by Naomi Alderman
<>This post-reading writing assignment is designed to use when the novel is completed. <>It can be used as either a short writing response activity or a full five paragraph essay assignment. <>There are three different relevant and thought-provoking topics for students to select from. <>Detailed questions for each topic are provided to inspire responses. Directions requires answering "all questions for that topic in your response". <>Length and formatting expectations are left blank for teachers' choice. Length may be a one paragraph response, a full five paragraph essay, or something in between. <>Requires use of "details from the text" to support ideas/opinions. <>Includes bulleted list of 12 "Items to consider" to inspire student thoughtfulness. (s.a. religion, control, gender relations & sexuality, relationships, social norms/expectations, etc.)
<>Two different grading rubrics are included: --One designed for grading short response (but can be used for larger essays as well) --One based on the Six Traits of Writing
<>Designed for students slightly below grade level. Topics are roughly 9-10th grade level. This is a perfect accommodated reading activity for upper level high schoolers who are slightly below grade level.
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"A fierce new power has emerged-and only women have it." -The Power
"Electrifying!" -Margaret Atwood
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