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Song of My Life Narrative Five Paragraph Essay Lesson & Rubrics

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
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9 pages
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Students choose three songs that represent their life and explain the connection using a five paragraph essay and correct citation.

This unit focuses on the Six Traits of Writing, especially organization, word choice, and sentence fluency. Students organize using attention getters, thesis statements, transitions, topic sentences, supporting details, and conclusions.

Included in this unit: project requirements, prewriting checklist, planning checklist, example essay, postwriting checklist, and two styles of rubrics.

Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.


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