Unit 1 Wk 4 Writing Project
Due 8/25/17 Grading Writing Rubric
Write About Yourself
Tell about a time when you had to adjust to a new place or situation. Add your story to a class book about dealing with change.
Unit 1 Wk 3 Writing Project
Due 8/18/17, Grading Research Rubric
Choose a country outside of the United States. Find out why people might immigrant from there to here. Then imagine you are one of those immigrants. Take on the role of an immigrant and write a speech to share with the class your decision to come to the United States.
Unit 1 Wk 2 Writing Project
Due 8/11/17, Grading Writing Rubric
Write and Expository Paragraph
As part of your school’s Celebration of Immigrants Day, you have been asked to share what you know about immigration in the early 1900’s. Based on what you have read, write an expository paragraph describing some aspect of what it was like to come to America at that time. You will present your ideas to other students in a discussion forum.
Unit 1 Week 1 Writing Project
Due: 8/4/17, Grading: Writing Rubric
Write a Story Introduction
You are a novelist writing a story about a student's first day at a new school. Write and engaging introduction that presents the character and his or her situation.