It Was a Dark and Stormy Wright, or. . .Readin' and 'Ritin. . . These Two 'R No Mystery. Write? Right! A Middle School unit Integrating Writing and Literature.
An Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic, Standards-based Unit on writing Writing is the cornerstone of human communication and represents the preservation and transmission of culture. Mastery of the writing process will allow students to communicate ideas and learning in such a manner that others will respond to the concepts presented. Grammatical conventions and various manuscript forms are vital to the intelligent written expression of educated individuals and can only be manipulated for audience and purpose if well understood. Students benefit dramatically from reading exemplary writing of others, and this unit will provide students with opportunities to engage well-respected writers and selections.