That translates to about 30 seconds from one song. Session Two Initiate a class discussion by describing a significant event from your own life i. Ask students questions such as the following: Have you ever downloaded music or other content from the Internet?
They can take the worksheets home to ask family members for help completing any missing information. Outline the following writing process for students who need more guidance: Brainstorm a list of possible writing ideas and topics to provide focus for writing stories with more details Use worksheets and ten-minute sessions of directed writing for students having difficulty beginning their writing Write first draft Revise first drafts through peer conferences Edit revised work through teacher conferences Share final drafts Lesson Extensions Have students use the worksheets as guides to complete a visual time line about important events their lives.
Independent working time 20 minutes Tell students that their goals for the following activity are: 1 to write a biography or autobiography, 2 to tell at least five facts about the subject's life, and 3 to write in proper sequence.
Post Instructional Did students understand and follow the writing process?
What did you like best about this story? If you have created a model presentation, you can use it to present the concept to students.
Allow more than one session of class time to complete this work if required.