Grade 6 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 17

Student reviewing her written work.

• This lesson is an opportunity for students to review and revise their essays to meet the expectations of the Literary Argument Essay Rubric.
• In advance, be sure to have reviewed students’ first drafts (from Lesson 14) against Rows 1 and 3 of the rubric. Give specific positive feedback for at least one thing each student did well. Provide at least one specific area of focus for each student for revision.
• This lesson includes 5 minutes to address common mistakes you noticed while reviewing student essays. A sample structure is provided here. Focus the lesson on one specific common convention error you noticed as you assessed students’ drafts.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.6.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by...
L.6.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or...
L.6.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and...

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