Narrative Writing Assessment

New Literacy

Work Time

In your small group, read “The New Literacy” by Clive Thompson. Note passages that stand out to you as surprising, confusing, or intriguing.

After you finish, reflect on the questions below.

  • How frequently do you communicate in writing?
  • What percentage of your own writing is school-related?
  • For you, what is the main difference in writing for peers versus writing for your teacher?

Open Notebook

Then discuss your answers with your small group members.