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House on Mango Street

ASSESSMENT

Students working on their journal entries.

Journals: The journal entries are designed to examine the student's critical thinking, chapter reflections, and develop his/her writing skills. example

  • Oral Presentation: The student's oral presentation test his/her ability to "deliver narrative presentations: narrate a sequence of events and communicate their significance to the audience" (ELA: Standard 2.1).example

  • Narratives: The student's written narratives will briefly critique what a character is like by what he/she does in a familiar narration, dialogue, or drama using simple sentences, (Literary Response: Standard EI). example

  • Essay Project: The essay project is a response to the primary Essential Question, and examines the student's ability to "use precise language, action verbs, sensory details, appropriate modifiers, and active rather than passive voice"( ELA: Standard 1.2). example
  • RUBRIC: PORTFOLIO

    The students provide input for the essay final and portfolio (Rubric) guided by the teache

    The students provide input for the essay final and portfolio (Rubric) guided by the teacher who provides directions similar to the following:

    For an A on this assignment: 90-100 points

    You need to include:

  • Well-organized essay, paragraphs clearly stated, and appeals to sensory (e.g. you could see it").
  • Compelling details.
  • Correct grammar and consistent verb tense
  • No MUGS (mechanics, usage, grammar, spelling) errors
  • etc. (student provides reasonable criteria)
  • For a B on this assignment: 80-89 points

    You need to include:

  • Correct grammar and consistent verb tense
  • etc. (student provides reasonable criteria)
  • For a C on this assignment: 70-79 points

    You need to include:

  • Correct grammar and consistent verb tense
  • etc. (student provides reasonable criteria).
  • Unit Overview
    Essential Question
    Content Standards
    Activities
    Homework
    Technology Integration Process
    Materials Used
    Vocabulary
    Concluding Assignment
    Assessment
    Teacher Commentary
    Resources
    Handout: Template 1
    Handout: Template 2
    Student Work
    Project 1: Role Playing
    Project 2: Documentary
    Writing Sample 2
    Writing Sample 3
    Teacher Interview:
    Lesson Before Dying
    Teacher Interview:
    Another Lesson
    Teacher Interview:
    Essential Question
    Teacher Interview:
    Self Esteem
    Teacher Interview:
    Writing & Technology
    Student Interview :
    Filmmakers
    Video Documentary:
    Capital Offenses
    Student Interview :
    Student Presenters
    Student Performance:
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Student Performanc :
    Jackie Robinson
    Student Performance:
    Maya Angelou
    Student Interview:
    Reflections



    Urban Dreams
    OUSD Curriculum Unit
    A Lesson Before Dying
    by Ernest Gaines
    Subject: English/ELD
    Grade Level: 9th

    Lesson Plan Author:
    Mary Scott
    School: Skyline High School
    Organization: OUSD