Directions for Typing Argument Essay

1.Access your Office 365 account. 2. Open Word – choose either “New Blank Document” or “MLA Style Paper.” 3. If you choose “New Blank Document,” set up your paper for MLA format: FONT – Times New Roman FONT SIZE – 12 point MARGIN – “Left” justified SPACING – Double Spaced 4. If you choose “MLA…

Week of 12-10 12-14

Learning Targets Analyze the logic in the development of different points of view on the same subject. Create a claim and argue a position incorporating counterclaims in a debate. Identify phrases within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers. Understand how to place modifiers for clarity and meaning when writing Analyze and identify…

Week of 12-3 through 12-7

Learning Targets Identify and evaluate an author’s use of reasons and evidence to support a claim. Conduct research to identify valid reasons and evidence to support a claim in an argumentative essay. Evaluate and analyze an argument Identify a writer’s use of counterclaims and rhetorical appeals and analyze their effectiveness. Compare and contrast a written…

Week of 11-26 through 11-30

We’re back after a wonderful Thanksgiving Break and ready to begin the countdown to the end of Quarter 2/Semester 1!  Our focus turns from Expository writing to Argumentative writing which is always a favorite with the students.  We will be busy in the next few weeks, so get ready!! Learning Targets Identify the knowledge and…

USA TestPrep Directions

We now have access to USA Test Prep, which is a wonderful source to practice our 7th grade Language Arts standards.  Some students already had accounts from last year, and some do not. If students do not already have an account, you may activate one with the following information: Account ID: lgmsga Student Activation Code: newton77 Please…

Week of 11-12 11-16

This week students are writing explanatory essays about the effects of advertising on youth.  This is a SUMMATIVE grade that is due this Friday. Also, all classes will have a Sentences Quiz on Wednesday.  I will be giving you the USA TestPrep info tomorrow that will allow you to go to this website for review and practice.…