1. For 10 minutes, write a story about the following prompt:
Highlight in one color her reflective writing, in which she talks about what she learned from her mistake and how she views it today.
In a different color, highlight her expressive writing, that is her writing about what happened when she made her mistake.
5. Complete the Favorite Mistake Essay Organizer, filling in your reflective writing (what you learned from your mistake and what it means to you today) on one side, and your expressive writing (what actually happened when you made your mistake) on the other.
6. Begin rough drafting your Mistake Essay. It should be between 500-700 words long and contain both what happened (expressive writing) and what you learned from it/how it changed you (reflective writing).
Mistake Essay Requirements:
- Include both what happened (expression) and what you learned from it/ how it changed you (reflection)
- Your essay should be between 500-700 words long.
- Follow a similar structure as the Jessanne Collins essay.
- Show rather than tell: include all five senses to really bring your story to life.
- Writing Prompt
- Jessanne Collins highlights (copy/paste this into your GoogleDoc for today)
- Expression vs. Reflection Graphic Organizer (copy/paste into your GoogleDoc)
- Rough Draft beginning of your Mistake Essay