1. Topic-
2. Content-
Organization, RAFT, word choice, using evidence to support thoughts, and conventions
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Writing will be well developed through the use of: organizational tools, editing, and revision. Writing will reflect sound organization, word choice, conventions, and be properly revised so that thoughts are well developed and clear.
4. Objectives-
1.What is organization, and how can I better organize my writing?
2.What is word choice, and how does word choice play a role in my writing?
3.Why is understanding what a prompt is asking important to the writing process?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2b Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2e Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
5. Materials and Aids-
Writing on demand handout, organizations handouts, word choice handout, hero articles, hero prompt, and document camera
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Review importance of grammar (conventions) and the writing process
2. Explain the importance of understanding what a writing prompt is asking
3. Explain the importance of word choice
4. Explain the importance of organizing thoughts in writing

B. Development-

1. Model attacking the prompt activity using the document camera
2. Explain word choice activity by going through examples
3. Explain organization activity by going through the directions

C. Practice-

1. Guided practice with writing on demand sheet (collaborative)
2. Guided practice with word choice sheet
3. Guided practice with organization sheet
4. RAFT the hero essay prompt
5. Brainstorm hero characteristics

D. Independent Practice-

1. Work collaboratively on attacking the prompt
2. Work individually on organization sheet
3. Work individually on word choice sheet
4. Annotate hero articles independently

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. One on one instruction from teacher/co-teacher in the classroom by walking during independent practice

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Teacher questioning
2. Evaluation through monitoring students progress

G. Closure-

Evaluation of student understanding of word choice, organization, attacking the prompt through the use of scales.
7. Evaluation-
1. Formative assessments include all handouts used in the lesson
2. Summative assessment will be the hero essay - checking understanding in all areas of the writing process.

This Lesson Plan is available at (www.teacherjet.com)