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Today, you and your classmates will show what you have learned about narrative writing by taking a quick assessment. You will also read and compare two articles that offer a positive take on the ways young Digital Natives are using technology.

In this lesson, students will take the third in a series of three Cold Write assessments in the narrative writing genre. The Benchmark Assessment (Cold Write) is an unassisted and unrevised piece of writing whose purpose is to provide a quick gauge of the student’s mastery of the characteristics of a given genre. Today’s Benchmark Assessment (Cold Write) measures and provides a benchmark of students’ mastery of narrative writing.

Students will also read and compare two articles that offer a positive take on the ways young Digital Natives are using technology.