Rant Writing Unit

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Fantastic resource. Very helpful during on line but looking forward to using for in person learning as well.
This was a fantastic resource to use to help the students become excited about creating their own rants. The activities were well organized and the graphic organizers were fantastic & very helpful!
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Rant Writing Unit | PDF and Digital Formats: Rant writing is an engaging way to bring public speaking and persuasive writing into the classroom. Students rant and complain to each other daily, why not channel that creative energy into some high-quality writing? Rants are an engaging way to get students to write and share their thoughts and opinions in the classroom. This assignment can be used for argument or persuasive writing.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

This assignment contains:

  • Unit overview
  • Daily lesson plans
  • Writing process graphic organizers
  • Rant video examples (must have reliable internet to access these rants)
  • Assignment sheet
  • Editing sheet
  • Rant assessment criteria
  • Teaching slides
  • Google Classroom ready PDFs
  • Google Slides graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools

Teacher Feedback

  1. "This by far was the most favourite unit of the year for my Grade 7's."
  2. “This resource was complete and easy to implement.  Students enjoyed the process and got better at persuasive writing and speaking with passion. Thanks.”
  3. “This was a really great resource and very easy to execute in my virtual classroom. The students were completely engaged. It was great to see what they came up with when it came time for them to do their own rants.”
  4. “This is one of my favourite assignments we did all year! Students LOVED the opportunity to rant and complain about something that bothered them! The unit is so easy to follow and included step by step instructions for teachers, along with a grading rubric and links to video examples. “

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.


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