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Judith E.

Darling

Peer Coaching Lesson Plan Submission

Spring, 1998

Instructions and Rubric for Proposal
A proposal is a solution offered for a problem. It must recommend a course of action not
now being pursued that would solve at least one aspect of the problem under
consideration. Your written proposal will have a heading and three sections:
Heading: Use the model on page 309 of Technical Writing for Success.
Statement of the problem: Describe the current state of the problem, using
information gathered from research. Use at least three sources. The ideas and/or
direct quotes from these sources must be documented properly using parenthetical
documentation. If you do not have at least three sources documented in this section,
the proposal is not done to specifications and will receive no credit.
Solution: This section is brief but formally worded in the following pattern:
(Agency/responsible person/group) should (specific course of action).
Method: This section will require careful and creative thinking on your part. You
are to discuss the methods by which this proposal can be carried out. Be specific,
mention who will be involved, where funds will come from, who should monitor
and enforce, and anything else that you can imagine will need to be done in order to
implement your proposal.
Conclusion: This section should contain your persuasive comments about how
effective your proposal will be. You ought to describe how the problem will be
resolved
and how the world could be different if your course of action is
adopted.
You will do a Works Cited page and attach it to the proposal. The Works Cited page will
have the three works you cited in the Statement of the Problem section, in proper format
and in alphabetical order.

Please remember that in the model of Mastery Learning, you will
either demonstrate that you have learned the skill of creating a
proposal, or you will receive no credit.

1998 NAME__________________________DATE:______SCORE______ Rubric and scoring guide An excellent proposal will demonstrate the following skills –  The ability to synthesize sources into a sound summary.  The ability to think about and offer a solution  The ability to think about what is needed to implement the solution.  The ability to form sentences well.  The ability to think creatively about solving problems. punctuation. prepositions. A good proposal will demonstrate the following skills –  The ability to summarize a problem. Darling Peer Coaching Lesson Plan Submission Spring.  Severe difficulty in suggesting an effective solution or proposal. using pronouns. and punctuation.  Severe difficulty in using ideas or organizing information for reader impact.  The ability to follow directions with few errors. A very poor proposal will demonstrate the following:  Severe difficulty in thinking clearly about what makes a problem. . Grammatical problems and careless errors in spelling.  The ability to form sentences well.  Some difficulty in suggesting a new and effective solution.  Some difficulty in creating the strategies needed to implement a solution.Judith E.  The ability to organize ideas and information effectively.  The ability to organize ideas and information effectively.  Severe difficulty in managing the language – sentences are poorly formed and contain careless errors of grammar.  The ability to follow directions precisely. A fair proposal will demonstrate the following:  Some difficulty in thinking clearly about what makes a problem. and spelling.  Some difficulty in following directions and using a model.  Severe difficulty in following directions and using a model.  Difficulty in organizing ideas in ways that make an impact upon the reader.  Difficulty in forming sentences well.  Severe difficulty in understanding the steps needed to implement the proposal.  The ability to think carefully about implementing a solution.

Begin guided revisions. Students will understand how to organize information for maximum effect when proposing for change. Share both good and not-so-good excerpts from student proposals. Day three: Guide students to revise and finish their first drafts. Darling Peer Coaching Lesson Plan Submission Spring. and the effectiveness of organizing information well. . Lesson Plan for Academic English = Career Unit Proposal Writing Objective: Students will learn the components of a written proposal. Students will learn how to follow a model for form and structure. 1998 Very poor proposals may reflect a lack of skill or a lack of concern.Judith E. Students will synthesize research into their statement of the problem. Direct students to read packets of research provided to them. Monitor and provide written feedback with silent conferencing while students work. explaining the relevance of the form. Day two: Guide students in writing the statement of the problem. and developing the section on method. these run the risk of being considered unacceptable and indicative of the former. Materials: Text: Technical Writing for Success Model proposal Instructions and rubric Packet of research Day one: Introduce students to the concept of a proposal. Fourth Day: Return evaluated proposals and provide the teacher model. wording the solution. Guide students in prewriting activities. including a review of a Works Cited entry and the use of parenthetical documentation. In either case. the need for solutions. using MLA documentation. giving additional input for the conclusion of the proposal.