Writing Lit Standard 9

Grades 6-8:
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Exploring Business     Read sections of the book "Six Habits of Highly Effective Teens" and reflect. (informational)
 Introduction to Business  Write a summary of a current events article and explain how it relates to a classroom topic. (informational)
   
  
Grades 9-10:
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Employability Skills  Read the book "Who Moved My Cheese" and reflect on how each section can be applied to the student's life. (narrative)
 Computer Literacy  Write and explain why schools should allow student owned ipods/ipads in classrooms. (argument)
 Business Law  Support the finding (or dispute) of a current publicized court case. (argument)
  
Grades 11-12:
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Personal Finance  Read an article on the state of the economy today reflecting on how the economy is affecting the student personally. (information)
 Management  Research about the costs of going green for companies.  Write  the pros/cons and finally make a suggestion to a local company. (information/argument)
 Management  Research an entrepreneur--write about their life and the building of their "empire".  May develop into a presentation, spreadsheet, timeline, etc. based on findings. (graphic/informational)
 
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