This 9 day unit teaches students how to write personal statements that can be used for college admissions. The unit covers the basics of the writing process while also teaching elements of narrative and description. The unit plan includes an assignment sheet, grading rubric, worksheets, readings, and detailed day-by-day instructional plans. This unit is geared towards grades 10 and 11. By the end of the unit, students will have drafted and revised a 500 word personal statement that could be used for college admission.
- Beth Lifson