The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks

The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
The Corn Raid Short Writing Tasks
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Writing chapter summaries, writing a cinquain poem, doing hashtag writing tasks, and writing short responses to questions on task cards and exit tickets about every chapter are the 5 types of writing activities in this resource. They are great supplemental activities for your teaching of the novel The Corn Raid. Information about when to implement each activity as students read the novel is provided on the explanatory information page for teachers.

Please Note:
✓ This product is included in the complete novel study for The Corn Raid. If you are purchasing the complete novel unit, it is not necessary to also purchase this product.

* A model and a template are provided for the chapter summary task.
* Information about how to write a cinquain poem is provided, along with an organizer for students to write their own poem and a page with a tobacco leaf outline for writing their final copy.
* There are 3 hashtag writing tasks based on events that occur in the novel and a rubric is provided if you want to evaluate your students' work.
* Two sets of task cards offer questions related to what happens in each chapter. These questions can be used for pair and small group discussions as well as for writing practice. There are 13 questions in each set, corresponding to the chapters in the novel. In addition, there are blank task cards in each set so you can write your own questions if you wish.
* There are 13 different exit ticket questions. Each page is divided into quarters and the same question is presented 4 times. There is space for students to write short responses on the cards. A page correlating the exit ticket questions with each chapter is included for reference.

Let your students develop their writing skills with these short tasks as they read this wonderful story about the friendship between an English boy and a Native American boy in Colonial Jamestown!


What you get in this product:

★ A table of contents (1 page)

★ A Notes to the Teacher page with explanatory information (1 page)

★ A page listing the ELA Common Core anchor standards this product addresses (1 page)

★ Tobacco leaf summary task and rubric (3 pages)

★ Cinquain poem task and rubric (5 pages)

★ 3 hashtag writing tasks, with rubric (7 pages)

★ Quick Response Cards plus explanatory cover page, 2 sets of 13 cards + 3 blank cards each, plus rubric (10 pages total)

★ Exit tickets plus cover page correlating each exit ticket topic with a chapter in the novel (14 pages)


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