Ch 14: Reading and Understanding Essays 11th Grade Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Reading and Understanding Essays chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach about the styles and goals of essay writing in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Reading and Understanding Essays chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What an essay is about Determining what an essay is about and reviewing its key elements
Tuesday Reading comprehension and essays Learn about essay formats to improve reading comprehension skills
Wednesday Who will read your essay Discuss the aspect of audience and identify how writing styles may change for different audiences
Thursday How to peer-edit Examine the editing process and learn how to respond to the edits of your peers
Friday Peer-editing in practice Go over constructive criticism communication techniques and then let students practice editing one another's essays

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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