January 13, 2020
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***Need a bit more time or have added questions or have you been absent?
Come Wednesday mornings 8:15 (every week)
(for those students who were absent, I will have come to the cafe at 8:20 Friday morning)
****Above and Beyond Bonus Opportunity***
- Cobb County Writing Fair due to Mrs. Figueiredo by February 4th. writing fair info 2019-2020 ENTRY FORM
As you know, Thursday, January 23 is the comma usage & rule quiz–the comma booklet from Januaru 10, 2020 with one cited example from the text each also due (plus, it helps you learn the rules).
Great resources on the the Needs More? tab above
Of course, the link for Khan Academy from January 8 helps too.
If you were absent, go to the “Need More?” tab to correct your comma exercises with a red pen (think about which rules you go)
1-4 After daily writing time, students corrected their comma exercise packet, used a quizizz from the “Need More?” tab, or found quotes for the booklet
Period 5–After daily writing time, students corrected page 94 and either worked to finish the research articles or worked on the comma booklet.
comma rules & usage quiz Thursday, January 23—as always go to the “Need More” tab
After the daily writing time, students had the class time to finish the text oriented readings, questions, and evidence analysis in class from the article set in preparation for the upcoming essay.
Tomorrow, we will be grading the comma exercises, practicing comma usage, and having time to work on the comma booklet that will be collected on the quiz day– Thursday, January 23rd
Homework: none but think about the topic, possible thesis statements, and possible subtopics…
Students completed daily writing and chose a favorite one from the last 7 entries. They are completing the text oriented readings, questions, and evidence analysis in class from the article set tomorrow.
Tuesday: Power Point January 14
Finished summaries of 4 articles and began text based questions. Researching for an expositive essay takes careful reading, thinking, and analyzing.
If your student has been absent, needs a bit more time, or has some questions, I will be here tomorrow at 8:15 AM.
Homework: none–comma rules & usage quiz Thursday, January 23
Monday’s PowerPoint: January 13 comma rules & usage quiz Thursday, January 23
After students’ daily writing practice. students began the research for their expository essay topic: The role of Sleep and Naps! They read and annotated for main ideas in the first three articles to write a brief summary for each article. We will continue with this tomorrow.
If you were absent, you packet will be in the classroom.