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Lesson plan: Lead writing

In this lesson, students will learn to write news article leads from three different perspectives. Download the lesson plan.

Summative evaluation tool: Student task performance
Primary Common Core Standard(s) Addressed: Common Core State Standards require that students systematically acquire knowledge in literature and other disciplines through writing, speaking, and listening.
Secondary Common Core Standard(s) Addressed: Changes needed to help support educators and schools in teaching to the new standards.
21st Century Skills Incorporated: Critical thinking, Communication, Information media skills
Supplies, Technology, Other Materials Needed: Just pen and paper. Computer access would be best.
Length of the Lesson: 30 minutes
Appropriate for Grades: 9-12
Created by: Dr. Rick Sheridan, CJE

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