Formative Assessments Directions for these assessments are provided under each Activity.
- Activity 8.1
- Hallyu Research Assignment
- K-Pop Comparison/Contrast Activity
- Activity 8.2
- Character Map
- Story Map
- Sequence Chart
- Digital Movie Poster
- Movie Critique Presentation/Video
- Activity 8.3
- Biographical Research Presentation (may also be considered a summative assessment)
Summative Assessment (directions below)
- Memoir Essay Plan
- Memoir Essay
- Use the Lesson 8: Korean Popular Culture in the United States (Activity 8.3) presentation to support this assessment.
Reading a Memoir
- In Lesson 7 (Activity 7.2), an optional activity was to assign students the reading of “Chapter 6: Los Angeles on Fire,” from Memoir of a Cashier: Korean Americans, Racism, and Riots, by Carol Park and compose a Quick-writes to the following question: How was Carol Park and her family impacted by the 1992 civil unrest? If students did not complete that activity, have them do so now.
Students Plan & Outline
- Distribute and review the Memoir Essay Plan, Three Acts Outline for a Memoir, and Memoir Essay Scoring Rubric.
- Post the writing prompt and give students time to plan and outline their essay.
- WRITING PROMPT: Compose a 5-paragraph memoir essay in which you recount an experience in your lifetime that reveals something about the identity as an immigrant to United States.
- Begin the Memoir Essay Plan by having students brainstorm possible events and experiences. Have them share ideas with the class.
- Help students identify what kind of memoir they will be writing.
- Then provide students time to complete an outline of the three acts, interview family and friends, and compose a title.
- Review the Memoir Essay Plan with each students prior to having them complete their first draft.
Students Compose First Draft
- Allocate sufficient time for students to compose their first draft.
Students Review and Revise
- Provide students with feedback through the following strategies:
- Writer Workshop – students sign up for 10-minute conferences with the teacher to get assistance.
- Peer Review – in pairs or small groups, students read each other’s drafts and provide feedback using the Example Format and/or Scoring Rubric.
Students Edit and Publish
- Allow students time to edit their essays and finalize for submission.
- See also Lesson 8: Korean Popular Culture in the United States (Assessments) under Activity 8.1
- Memoir Essay Plan and Three Acts Outline for a Memoir (Word)
- Memoir Essay Plan and Three Acts Outline for a Memoir (PDF)
- Memoir Essay Scoring Rubric (Word)
- Memoir Essay Scoring Rubric (PDF)