DIVERGENT Essay Prompts and Speech w Grading Rubrics

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Divergent Essay Topics will get learners engaging with meaningful topics the novel raises:

> Theme - Good or Bad
> Character - Best Example of Faction Attributes
> Setting - Society's Faction Structure

TEXT: DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
LEVEL: 7th-12th
COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

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This resource can be purchased as part of DIVERGENT Unit Teaching Package bundle.

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They can then choose to write an essay or deliver a speech on their ideas. The grading rubrics are included for easy, effective grading and feedback. Students will also receive an organizer to listen for and document their fellow students' thesis ideas from their speeches.

Enjoy DIVERGENT! Let the choice transform you!

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> DIVERGENT Unit Teaching Package (by Veronica Roth)

> Book Trailer (from YouTube)
> Google Earth Introduction Tour
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> PreReading Bias
> Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc (by Veronica Roth)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
> 13 Pop Quizzes Bundle
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 1-18)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (chap 19-39)
> Characters Organizer (by Veronica Roth)
> Analogies PowerPoint & Worksheet
> Factions Analyzer (by Veronica Roth)
> Movie vs. Novel Comparison
> Essay and Speech (Persuasive)

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Total Pages
6
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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DIVERGENT Essay Prompts and Speech w Grading Rubrics
DIVERGENT Essay Prompts and Speech w Grading Rubrics
DIVERGENT Essay Prompts and Speech w Grading Rubrics
DIVERGENT Essay Prompts and Speech w Grading Rubrics