Ms. Capponi English 8: Find Your Voice
Find Your Voice!
This unit is a writing warm up for eighth graders. While most of us use our speaking voices frequently and with great ease, our writing voices often go underused. We need practice, flexing our writing muscles before we can comfortably finish that writing marathon known as the personal essay. I have divided our unit into laps, each adding more skills and sophistication to our writing.
|Lap One |
|What's Your Flavor? The Perfect Paragraph|
|Lap Two |
|Personal Learning Style|
|Lap Three ||Personal Totem: Symbolism|
|Lap Four |
|There's an APP for that!|
|Lap Five ||Theme Song: The Time of your Life|
|Lap Six ||"The Human Race Essay": Using your Boldest Voice |
|Cool Down ||Presentations and Podcasts|
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