Monday-Wednesday: Finalize Argumentative Paper. Turn in for test grade on Wednesday. students took a pretest over sentence structure.
Thursday- Sentence Structure Notes with pictures “draw the sentence types”
Friday- Additional sentence structure notes and practice of skill. Quiz Wednesday, March 14th over sentence structure.
Students will be working in the computer lab all week on an in-class argumentative essay.
Monday– Welcome back. Students finalized their argumentative graphic organizer.
Tuesday- Save new file to office 365. Format draft. After getting graphic organizer approved, begin writing rough draft.
Wednesday- “Hang Up and Drive” argumentative writing example. Finalize rough draft. Evaluate research. Visit Cobb Digital Library to locate further information.
Thursday- A look inside introductory paragraph. Revise attention grabber, background information, and two-point thesis. Body paragraph revisions
Friday- Counterclaims, conclusions, and call to actions. A look at revising for a strong closing. *have source information complete. Monday we will create a Works Cited page and Print our essays.
Monday- Read “The Science of Distracted Driving” on page 153. Begin Writing to Sources: Argument on page 154.
Tuesday- Review over TLQC format. TLQC warm up-18r1yel Revise. Rewrite. Highlight. Blocks 3-5 turn in paragraph (blocks 6 and 7 paragraphs are homework). Today students turned in their topic choice for argumentative embedded assessment.
Wednesday- Page 155 “Debatable Claims.” Unit Partners assigned. Partners will work on answering questions on page 156. HOMEWORK: Printed out research due Friday- 2 sources to support claim
Thursday– “Conducting Effective Research” page 157 and 158.In class activity 2.15, “How the Brain Reacts” pages 160-161
Friday- Research check (homework from Wednesday night). Posted agree and disagree information about topics. Graphic Organizer about your topic.
Monday- Quiz Wednesday over Ethos, Pathos, and Logos. Class Notes EthosPathosLogos-18fcpeo
Finalize argumentative chart on page 147. Class discussion and notes over Ethos, Pathos, and Logos persuasive appeals.
Tuesday- Practice Ethos, Pathos, Logos. Class activity for accuracy. Study items that you missed in class. Quiz tomorrow.
Wednesday– Quiz over Ethos, Pathos and Logos.
Thursday- “Highlight Logos” see powerpoint for make-up lesson Text message powerpoint
Friday- “Sound Reasoning,” “Science Behind Distracted Driving,” and “Writing to Sources: Argument”
Block 3 Last Day to work on Final assessment in class. DUE DATE change. Graphic Organizer/Rough Draft Due Thursday, January 25th and Final Due Monday, January 29th.
Blocks 4 and 5. Final Assessment information given. Students have today to work on assessment in class. Graphic Organizer/Rough Draft Due Friday, January 26th and Final Draft Due Monday, January 29
Blocks 6 and 7- Students were given “Slip or Trip” Argumentative Writing Packet. Begin evaluating evidence.
Block 3 -Students were given “Slip or Trip” Argumentative Writing Packet. Begin evaluating evidence.
Blocks 4 and 5- Last day to work on F451 final assessment in class. Rough draft and organizer due Friday. Final draft due Monday, January 29
Blocks 6 and 7- Finish collecting evidence and complete evidence folder to share in class
B3-5 “Slip or Trip” collection and evaluation of evidence. Complete evidence folder.
B6-7 Share and evaluate evidence. State Claim. Writing Rubric and essay overview.
B3-5Share and evaluate evidence. State Claim. Writing Rubric and essay overview.
B6-7 Begin writing Argumentative Essay using “Slip or Trip” evidence
All classes will be working on “Slip or Trip” writing piece. Stating claim, evaluating evidence, or writing the argumentative essay.
Monday- MLK Holiday. No School.
Tuesday-(AC) Finish Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Block 3 Work on F451 final assessment.
Wednesday- Snow Day
Thursday- Snow Day
Friday- Snow Day
Monday- No School due to weather
Tuesday- Milestone Field Test Section 1
Wednesday– Milestone Field Test Section 2. (AC- block 3 read Fahrenheit 451)
Thursday- Milestone Field Test section 2. (AC- block 3 worked on finalizing F451)
Friday- Class Spelling Bee *See me for an optional practice word list.
Homework- Journal Sheet completed and turned in by Wednesday, January 17th
Have a great weekend
Spelling Bee Class winners- Block 6 spellers- reminder to see me in homeroom on Tuesday, so we can finish the round. The rest of you, be prepared to compete next week.
Monday-Wednesday Student Holiday. No School
Thursday- Welcome Back! Happy 2018!
All classes: Expository Writing Notes/Review. Journal Sheet handed out to all classes
Friday- Touchstone Testing in all Classes
AC- F451: Part Two Test
Ol- The Giver Test
Tuesday (Early Release)
AC- Dover Beach analysis
Ol- Finalize The Giver
Wednesday (Early Release)
AC and OL: Portfolio Creation for 3rd and 4th Nineweeks
Thursday and Friday
All classes will begin preparing for their last test of the 9 weeks.
Each class will test on Monday, December 18th. We will spend this week preparing for the assessment.
AC- Part Two Reading comprehension questions. Reading goal- classes get to page 88.
OL- Grade Vocabulary handout. Vocab quiz on Thursday. Reading goal- class finish reading to chapter 16.
AC- Class discussion and reading goal to page 96
Ol- Reading goal-finish chapter 20. If time allows, class time to study for vocabulary quiz Thursday.
AC- Finish reading Part Two. Go over all comprehension questions for Part Two.
Ol- Vocabulary Quiz. Finish, The Giver.
AC- Review for Test Monday over Part Two F451
Ol- Review for Test Monday over chapters 14-23 *remember some chapters are only a few pages.