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Part two is on Writing Structure
9, 10, 11, 12
Title – Technical Writing Unit
By – Marci Sabin
Subject – Language Arts
Grade Level – High School
The importance of structure in technical writing
Define different types of structure for technical writing
Design list of instructions
Students will discuss forms of technical writing
Students will complete 5b and 5d. Teacher will lecture on importance of Content, Focus, and Purpose in a document. Students will complete 6a-6b individually and then will discuss as a class. Students then will make groups of three and design a list of instructions to do something (ex. Turn on the computer). When finished, students will demonstrate the instructions (purpose: showing how instructions sometimes are not always clear).
D: Completion of 5b and 5d; F: design a list of instructions; S: demonstrate list of instructions.
Completion of 5b, 5d, 6a, 6b = 8 points
Participation with “instructions” = 5 points
TOTAL = 13 points
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