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 included: -One designed for grading short response (but can be used for larger essays as well) -One based on the Six Traits of Writing
<>The Power resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified for special education or below-level learners. Assignment topics are not all higher order thinking; materials are roughly 7-8th grade level.