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Focus Trait: VOICE Support Trait: IDEA DEVELOPMENT

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This Lesson's Title:

Your Personal
"Dream Team"

designing a program (like a sporting event's program) for a different type of dream team

This lesson was created by Northern Nevada social studies teacher Whitney Foehl.

This writing prompt is inspired by the song

"Dream Team" by Spearhead

Click here to do a Google search for the lyrics.

Three-Sentence Overview of this Lesson:

Using the song Dream Team by Spearhead as a guide, students will craft an event program outlining and highlighting their own dream team. They will discover who is important in their lives, who motivates and inspires them, and how they can creatively describe these people to share with others in a fun and easy format. Teachers: Click here to see the entire lesson plan.

6-Trait Overview for this Lesson:

The focus trait for this lesson is voice; students will have to incorporate passion and emotion into their writing when describing people who inspire, influence, or motivate them. The supporting skill is idea development; students will have to convey a message in both their selection and description of these important people.

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