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Students Write a Book


As a result of this activity, students will be able to :
  • Apply developing language arts skills to create and write a story
  • Include acquired information about ancient Egypt in their story
  • Understand the function of illustrations to convey aspects of the story
  • Understand how to organize the story in a multi-page book format


Michigan Curriculum Framework: Content Standards and Benchmarks: English Language Arts

Standard 6 Voice
All students will learn to communicate information accurately and effectively and demonstrate their expressive abilities by creating oral, written, and visual texts that enlighten and engage the audience.

Standard 7 Skills and Processes
All students will demonstrate, analyze, and reflect upon the skills and processes used to communicate through listening, speaking, viewing, reading, and writing.

Excerpted from: Michigan Curriculum Framework, Michigan Department of Education, 1996. For more information, contact the Office of Curriculum Development, Michigan Department of Education; 517-373-7248


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