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August 23, 2005
Wednesday, August 24

Write Source – pg. 4-28
Literature book pg. 114-115
Gary Soto’s narrative on the Prentice Hall website (video)
Immigration video from literature book

Warm Up:
Appetizers – pg. – 3

Activity 1:
Complete quiz on nouns and pronouns.

Activity 2:
Model a free form map.
Review the Writing Process Write Source – pg. 4-28
In table groups students are to create a free form map emphasizing the key concepts in the writing process plus a 1 sentence summary in less that 15 words. Basically, answer… “What’s in it for me?”

Activity 3:
Distribute portfolios to students, and have them write their name, etc. on the folder. Students will file their letter they wrote to me the first week of school.

Activity 4:
Explain the background of “Seventh Grade” by showing the immigration video on the Prentice Hall website.

Collected Paper:
Quiz on nouns and pronouns

Read for 30 minutes each night in a challenging chapter book. Be sure that the one-sentence summary on the reading log entry includes who, what, when, where, why.
Collect/respond/react/reflect daily in his/her Write To Learn (3-5 pages per week plus accurate completion of reading log daily)
Why is the writing process beneficial to use when generating a piece of writing?

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