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Lesson 38: Culminating Writing Task: Revising Your Essay

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/6
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/3
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/2
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/5
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/4
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/1

Lesson 38: Culminating Writing Task: Revising Your Essay

Students continue engaging in the writing process to answer the prompt for the Culminating Writing Task: How do Jonas’s experiences develop a theme over the course of The Giver? They revise a sample paragraph for precision of language and redundancy, give/receive peer feedback, and revise their essays.

A downloadable audio recording of The Giver is available here.