LESSON SIX: Essay of Viewpoints in Media-Performance Event
Students write a multi-paragraph essay identifying and explaining viewpoints conveyed in various media after examining pictures.
W3C Write a multi-paragraph essay that includes relevant details, facts, and/or examples from one or more sources
IL2 Identify and explain viewpoints conveyed in various media (e.g., videos, pictures, websites, artwork, plays, and/or news programs).
§ Source of Literature
o Pictures depicting friendship
o Scoring guide
§ Handouts provided
§ Words to know
Students write a multi-paragraph essay to be graded using the State Scoring guide.
Our unit has been about friendship. Examine two pictures of pieces of artwork. What is the viewpoint depicted in each picture? Write an essay that identifies and explains the viewpoint of each piece of media. Before writing your essay, create a pre-writing graphic organizer to organize your ideas. Use the ideas from the organizer to write a first draft paper. Use a dictionary and the provided checklist to proofread your first draft. Make changes that are needed to make your essay clear to your audience; then, write the final draft of the essay. The State Scoring guide is used to assess the essay.