9th grade Foundations                                                Name: ___________________________

Mastery #1: Creative Nonfiction Narrative

In the style of Sherman Alexie’s “Indian Education”, you will be writing a creative nonfiction piece that addresses the education you received during one grade or time-period of school.

Consider that education may refer to an academic lesson, a life lesson, or a lesson about yourself. This task asks you to synthesize the narrative style we’ve been reading and discussing with the grammatical foundations and writing process we’ve been practicing.  

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Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Guidelines

Deadlines

ROUGH DRAFT is due in class on Monday, December 16th

→ Rough draft will be returned with feedback from your teacher on Tuesday, October 16.

FINAL DRAFT is due in class on Monday, _________.

→ Final draft must be typed in 12 pt. font and double-spaced.

→ Final draft must be submitted WITH rough draft & rubrics