Guide students to a better understanding of the form and function of various genres.
In this project, students will revise a story into two different genre styles: one informational and one functional. They are given choices of genres for each style.
A grading rubric is included to guide the students in their writing.
The students will practice and master the following skills:
-- Write informative and explanatory texts through the analysis of content.
-- Try new approaches to writing focusing on specific purposes and audiences.
Examples are included, a news article and a personal letter, based on The Pearl by John Steinbeck.
Also available in Word format.