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Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit

Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
Smack by Melvin Burgess: Comparison Essay 14-page Unit
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This 14-page download contains all the materials needed to teach a 4-week unit comparing the portrayal of addiction in Melvin Burgess's SMACK to researched evidence of addiction in reality. These materials include a 2-page overview of the comparison essay prompt, research requirements for the paper, an explanation of the dialectical quotation journal, MLA guidelines, a checklist of agenda deadlines, and scoring breakdown; a 1-page letter to parents, explaining the assignment and requiring parental permission; a 1-page handout explaining the particulars of the dialectical quotation journal in depth, including sample excerpts and analysis from the novel; a 2-page handout about effective methods for citing direct quotations according to MLA style, introducing them fluidly, and analyzing them in depth beyond summary; a 2-page handout of lyrics from popular rock songs that dealt with heroin addiction, from Neil Young to the Red Hot Chili Peppers; a 2-page peer evaluation form for in-class student assessment; a 1-page teacher evaluation form for final assessment of the essay; and a 2-page survey for gathering feedback about students' experiences with studying the novel, the content itself, keeping a dialectical journal, and writing the paper. SEE THE 1-PAGE FREE DOWNLOAD FROM THE HANDOUT ABOUT CITATIONS AND ANALYSIS. Check out the complete quiz unit to correspond with SMACK as well. Please check out my other materials for grammar and mechanics, literary units, and writing instruction.
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