LC Module: Writing Reflections
GC423-S4(2) – Object Writing – Some objects have several components to understand and retain. To help increase retention of all the different components of an object, it is a fun activity to describe and share perspectives from the viewpoint of the object. After lesson, as directed, individually, with a partner, in a small group and/or class, Alexa or Instructor will guide students to create a written presentation from the standpoint of a selected object, related to the lesson. Additional sentence stems are provided to assist with the presentation. Also, an example, using a carburetor, is offered as a light and fun learning experience. Last, students will be asked to share their Object Writing, as directed. (Option – Journal Entry)
GC422-S5 – Elaboration Writing – Generating opinions on a topic increases analytical thinking skills, understanding and retention. After instruction, as directed, individually, with a partner, in a small group or class, Alexa or Instructor will guide students to write an opinion paper on a key point from the lesson, using the Elaboration Planning Sheet or template provided. The planning sheet ensures a writer will gain the attention of their prospective reader, and provide a brief background on the topic. Then, to support the opinion provided, the writer will list major facts, details, examples, quotes and conclusions. Last, the template will have the writer end their opinion paper by sharing the relevancy and need for awareness, an action and/or a solution. (Option – Journal Entry)
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