I'm trying out a lesson with my students this week. We just finished reading "The Taxpayer" (from The Martian Chronicles
) and we discussed the theme of being left behind. I had the students get into groups of 2 or 3 and each group was given the following multi-step assignment:
1. Make a web/graphic organizer with brainstorming related to the theme.
2. On the computer, write an 80-100 word piece (fiction or nonfiction) utilizing the theme. Save the document.
3. Use… Continue