To provide process writing practice of a short reviews in the context of books
To provide product writing practice of a short reviews in the context of books
Procedure (33-44 minutes)
Students are asked to think about the last book they read and if they liked it. Students will be broken into breakout groups for two minutes to discuss amongst themselves.
Teacher shows students an example of a short book review and briefly discusses with the students the parts of a review that will include an introductory statement, a summary, a positive/negative, and an opinion portion. A task is given for students to clarify the parts of a review.
Teacher reviews the task and elicits responses from students about the answers.
Teacher then reviews parts of review and language around describing writing, using CCQs and visual aid of the Google slides.
Students will be asked to write their own short review for the book they recently read. The task will be broken up into two parts: first students will be asked to write their opening and the summary.
Students share the first half of their review with a peer who checks to make sure it fits the criteria, as well as looks for any grammar or spelling errors.
Students will be asked to write their own short review for the book they recently read. The task will be broken up into two parts: the second part students will be asked to write their positive/negative and share their opinions on the story.
Students share the second half of their summary with their partners and review, looking to see if it fits the criteria and checking for grammar or spelling errors.
Students share some of their reviews with the class. Teacher does delayed error correction, eliciting any answers from the class