Estimated Time: 45 - 60 minutes
One way to become a better writer is to read good writing.
This week read "Recall and Defend" by Rita Williams-Garcia of Breakfast on Mars and 37 other Delectable Essays.
6+1 Traits 4 Point Writing Rubric
This month we will be focusing on Voice for our writing trait. Read over the row on the rubric for Voice to help you in your writing.
Note: Be sure you have completed the Code of Chivalry Rabbit Trail before beginning this project.
Your writing project for this month will be to write your own Code of Chivalry for how you want to live your life.
The first step in this assignment is to read about the seven common themes of knightly virtues. Start by reading the following article.
- Rewrite these seven virtues in order of importance to you.
- Add any virtues that you feel have been left out.
- Once you have the virtues in your preferred order, write a definition for each one using your own words.
- Review this list with your teacher. Keep it in your notebook because you will be using it to complete your writing project.