The students will be able to practice writing in a shared writing style approach, and it will be constructing a list of directions for a game that they have recently learned. They will then use the list to play the game successfully. By playing the game afterward, the students will be able to see if their rules and directions were written in a logical order from beginning to end.
• After learning the topic of the shared writing assignment, the students will give step by step directions how to play the game of chess, including each step in the correct order.
• As a class, students will read through the composition and revise with the assistance of the teacher, leaving no errors in writing.
• After making the step by step directions list, students will pair up to play another round of chess, being sure to follow all the rules and directions on the given list, completing the task sequentially and successfully.