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Lesson Plan Sample: English (essay writing)

28 Mar 2020 71 Views Laura

Lesson plan sample: English (ESSAY WRITING)

Lesson goals:

·       Review overall structure of an essay 

·       Learn how to write a thesis statement

·       Learn how to structure and write an introduction

Materials and exercises

Review overall structure of an essay

Ask student to create a brief scaffold outlining the core elements and structure of an essay

Assess students understanding of essay structure and identify areas of focus

Review students scaffold and provide feedback

Provide student with prepared document outlining the key structure of an essay

Go over document with student

Learn how to write a thesis statement

Explain to student what a thesis statement is and why it is important

Provide student with examples of thesis statements

Ask student to identify the thesis statements in exemplar essay’s

Ask student to write a thesis statement for a suitable essay question

Review thesis statement with student and provide feedback

Learn how to structure and write an introduction

Ask to student to write a practice introduction for a suitable essay question

Review student’s introduction and provide feedback

Provide student with a selection of exemplar introductions

Go over exemplars with student

Ask student to review their practice introduction and identify any issues or rewrite if necessary

Review students practice introduction and provide feedback

If necessary, repeat process until student demonstrates a satisfactory understanding of how to write an introduction

Topics to be covered in future lessons

How to write the body of an essay (detailed lesson outline to be provided)

How to write a conclusion (detailed lesson outline to be provided)

Conventions of academic writing (detailed lesson outline to be provided)

Essay writing practice (detailed lesson outline to be provided)