A lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on review writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Understand the conventions of a review to use them in writing.
  • Determine the qualities and characteristics of an effective review.
  • Apply your knowledge to write a review on seen, read, bought or experienced product.
  • Review a peer work to compare your ideas with other reviewers.

This Resource includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Reviews
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Video
  • Success Criteria - Reviewing Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Reviewing the review types, review subjects, and review purposes.
  • Review Conventions
  • Tips for Place Review
  • Guidelines on Book Review
  • Guidelines on Movie Review
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Identifying the features of a place review and a book review.
  • Think-Write: Comparing and contrasting reviews.
  • Write-Share: Using graphic organizer to write a review of a book.
    Mini-Plenary: 4 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Writing reviews of the given situations.
    Extensions: Online Film Review and Writing with Writers.
    Plenary: Selecting best options that answer reviewing questions.
    Home Learning:
  • Writing a place review.
  • Writing book review.
  • Writing movie review.
  • Identifying the review types, review subjects, and review purposes.
  • Reading review to answer questions.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 9-10.1a-e/2a-f/4/8
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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  • STARTER.jpg
  • BOOK.jpg
  • MOVIE.jpg
  • PLACE.jpg
  • SAMPLES.jpg
  • EX-1.jpg
  • EX-2.jpg
  • EX-4.jpg
  • RUBRICS.jpg

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Created: Jun 17, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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