Also included in
- Get your students to interact with three classic short stories with these engaging writing assignments! Throughout your unit, students will write creatively and analytically, using textual evidence to support their claims.1) "Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton Argumentative Essay:Students choose$5.99$8.00Save $2.01
- Build students’ inferencing skills and prepare for your reading of “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl with this group simulation. Students take on the role of the young detective arriving on the scene of Mr. Maloney’s death, collecting facts and making inferences to unlock the next level. After t$4.99$6.00Save $1.01
Enrich your study of Roald Dahl’s “Lamb to the Slaughter” with this print-and-go writing activity. Students assume the role of either Mrs. Maloney’s prosecutor or her defense lawyer in the trial for the murder of her husband. Given the evidence in the story, students write a “closing statement” defending their position. **Clearly, Mrs. Maloney is guilty, but the task is to create an argument supporting the chosen position, using textual evidence to solidify claims.**
*Brainstorming Worksheet – students collect textual evidence and decide how to “spin” it for the jury
*Rubric – Choose between analytic and holistic versions
*Printer-friendly versions - prints as a half-sheet with the rubric on the front and brainstorming on the back)
*Editable version (.doc)
Have students attach this whole page as a cover sheet for their essay.
Your download is a .zip file containing a print-and-go version of this product and an editable version in Microsoft Word. Instructions for use and copyright information are included in this resource. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
This resource is now available for Google, Microsoft OneDrive, and other digital learning environments! Click here to check it out!
This product is also part of the *Writing Activities Bundle!*
Are you looking for a way to teach your students to integrate quotes into their essays? Try my Integrating Sources Worksheet.
Did you know that you can receive credit towards future TpT purchases by reviewing this product? If you enjoy this product, please leave a review at the product page or through “My Purchases” under “My Account” at TpT. Ratings make the TpT world go round. :)
You can also follow me for the latest news on products and sales.
If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you!
-Danielle @ Nouvelle ELA
Pinterest: Nouvelle ELA Teaching Resources
Facebook: Nouvelle ELA
Blog: Danielle @ Nouvelle ELA