Encourage Student Voice, Choice, Intrinsic Motivation & Service Learning!
Do you need an interactive, student-centered service learning project that will encourage middle and high school students to turn their excitement for Christmas break into a creative endeavor based on O. Henry's “The Gift of the Magi”? This unit is full of highly engaging student discussions perfect for Christmas and encouraging students to think beyond themselves to how they can help others.
Digitally Delivered & Student Centered
A Gift of the Magi
Creative Writing Project
This 3-6 day extendable lesson contains everything you need to guide students through reading and viewing short literature covering topics relevant to students today, responding to a daily essential question, and planning and creating real-world children's books or videos with a modern take on a classic tale of love and sacrifice.
What your students get:
All the Resources You Need to Start this Unit Right Now!
We provide teacher preparation instructions, during teaching instructions, student assessments and answer keys, and writing project instructions.
You'll also download daily slides for students that include writing prompts, inspirational multimodal mentor texts, and discussion prompts.
Graphic organizers, checklists and rubrics help students organize their projects and evaluation their progress through the unit and through the writing process itself.
Great resource leading up to Christmas break!
Are you ready for a complete ready-to-go unit
that will help your students improve their close reading skills
and engage in a collaborative, creative service-based writing project?
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