Day 5

The Maze Runner Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Revising and Editing Dystopic Short Story

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Revise and peer edit a short story.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.6

    Structure:

    Explain to students that they will be revising and providing peer edits to the short stories they drafted earlier in the lesson. Remind students that when they are revising their works, and commenting on another classmate's work, they will be looking for the following:

    • Characters: Are they well developed? Is the dialogue engaging or does it help distinguish the characters?
    • Setting: Is it dystopic? Are there elements of science fiction?
    • Plot: Is there rising action, a climax, and a...

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