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Lesson 19: Writing about a Literary Text

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Students write a timed response to “Chapter 14” of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair.

Additional Materials:

  • Rhetoric Text Access Document

  • Writing Rubric

  • Writer’s Checklist

  • Essay Exemplar

  • Written Response Handout

  • Dialectical Journal Blank

  • Dialectical Journal Completed

  • Access to dictionaries and thesauruses (print or digital)

Additional Notes:

  • If you wish to have students type the response, secure digital access for each student via computer lab, mobile laptop cart, etc.