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Impromptu Narrative Assignment


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Technology Uses
Materials
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Assessment

7
English Language Arts
One School Week
Students will spend one hour and a half each school
day in the computer lab constructing Impromptu
essays based on a daily topic.
6-8.CI.1. apply common software features (e.g.,
spellchecker, thesaurus, formulas, charts, graphics,
sounds) to enhance
Communication with an audience and to support
creativity. (Board of Education, 2009)
Student will enhance their writing skills by
constructing an Impromptu Narrative essay in
class.
Students will do so using Microsoft Word to
acquire a higher level of technology literacy.
Students will become comfortable with using
software applications.
Students will learn to apply common software
features.
Students will obtain good typing skills.
Student will improve critical thinking skills.
Students will become more efficient writers at
a higher speed.
Mac Laptop
Microsoft Word 2013
Scrap paper
Writing utensil
1. Students will assemble in the classroom to hear
the clear instructions and topic for that day.
2. Once the topic is announced, students will
begin creating an essay based on that given
topic.
3. Students will have 30 minutes to construct
their essays.
4. Once the time is up, I will have them all submit
what they have to me via email.
5. Once collected, I will allow them to read and/or
finish where they left off.
After completing these essays each day throughout
the school week, students will have an assessment

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essay at the end of the week with the same


guidelines. They will come in, receive the assigned
topic and get started on their essay. They will not
have a chance to complete it after their time is up.

Essay Format

Spelling/Gram
mar and
Punctuation

Focus on
Assigned Topic

Creativity

Completion

Technical
(Submission)

Unsatisfactory
(0pts)
Student did
not use
correct essay
format while
creating
Narrative

Developing
(3pts)
Student faintly
used correct
format. Essay
needs a bit
more structure
but student
understands
the concept.

Student
showed no
correction in
spelling,
punctuation
and grammar.
Student did
not base
his/her paper
on assigned
topic.

Student had
only a few
spelling,
grammar and
punctuation
errors.
Student began
essay on topic
but then
strayed away
from assigned
topic.

Student used
no creativity
or originality
within
Impromptu
essay.
Student only
introduced the
essay.

Student used
some
creativity
and/or
originality
within essay.
Student
Introduced
essay, created
a body but
was not able
to conclude.

Student was
not able to
submit essay

Student was
able to submit
essay, but did

Proficient
(5pts)
Student used
the correct
Essay format
including all 3
parts
(Introduction,
Body and
Conclusion)
along with
topic sentence
Student had
no spelling,
grammar and
punctuation
errors in
Essay.
Student began
and concluded
paper,
keeping the
assigned topic
incorporated
in the essay.
Students
paper was
totally
creative and
original.
Student
properly
introduced,
provided a
body and
concluded
their essay.
Student was
able to submit
essay,

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to instructor
via email.

Technical
(Microsoft
Word)

Student was
unable to
utilize
software
and/or
software
application as
instructed

not properly
title their
attachment or
forgot a step
Student was
able to use
software but
did not fully
utilize
software
applications

properly
heading the
subject and
sender space.
Student was
able to
properly utilize
software and
applications.

Students Final
Score :
Total Possible
Pts:

35