Reflective Essay Writing Unit - everything you need to help students grasp the concept of the five-paragraph Reflective essay. Designed for middle or high school students. Includes Teacher Notes/Instructions, Notes on the elements of a Reflective Essay, handouts on the organization and structure, writing a Reflective Thesis, a Reflective Peer-Editing Checklist, Reflective Essay Rubrics, three sample Reflective Essays, and 26 Reflective Essay Writing Prompts. Includes both PRINTABLE and DIGITAL VERSIONS for Distance Learning and In-Person Classrooms. 29 pages.
This Reflective Essay Unit includes:
✴️ Elements of Reflective Essays (Purpose, Key Prompt Words, Goals, etc.)
✴️ 3 Graphic Organizers on Organizing Reflective Essays
✴️ Lecture Notes/Handouts on Reflective Thesis Statements
✴️ Notes and Activity on "Show Don't Tell"
✴️ Lecture Notes/Handouts on Organizing Reflective Essays
✴️ 3 Different Reflective Essay Outlines (blank copy for note-taking or brainstorming)
✴️ Teacher's Notes on Peer Editing and Evaluation of Reflective Essays
✴️ Peer-Editing Checklist for student evaluation
✴️ Reflective Essay Rubric for grading
✴️ General Essay Rubric
✴️ 3 Student Sample Reflective Essays (for individual, small group or whole-class evaluation)
✴️ 26 Compare and Contrast Writing Prompts