Preinstructional materials: Motivation. Assume that you are
planning the overall motivational presentation for the goal to “hook” the
students into the instruction. Which of the following motivational plans would
be effective? Choose all the plans that might work.
a. This step is unnecessary given the limited amount of time
available for the unit.
b. Compare a story or newsletter article written with only
declarative sentences and written again with a variety of sentence types based
on purpose and mood.
c. Present a story or article with content of interest to
d. Present the information from the perspective of persons
whose opinions the students would value.
e. Illustrate a student receiving positive attention from
teachers and peers for writing a good newsletter article.