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September 14, 2005
Monday, September 19

Materials:
Write Source – pg. 97-100

Overhead:
T-Chart

Warm Up:
Quickwrite Activity: "On Being Asked to Select the Most Memorable Day in my Life:

Activity 1:
Using Write Source – pg. 97 have students describe a personal narrative.
A personal narrative is a story that tells about you. It tells about:
• What you did
• What happened to you
• What you learned from the experience

Activity 2:
Have students complete a T – Chart and share answers.

Activity 3:
Understand the goal of writing a personal narrative using Write Source – pg. 98

Activity 4:
Walk through the sample personal narrative (using Write Source – pg. 99-100) emphasizing beginning, middle, end, ideas, organization, voice and word choice.

Collected Papers:
Progress Reports

Graded Papers Returned:
Verb Quiz
Sun-Mandala Project

Homework:
• Read for 30 minutes each night in a challenging chapter book. Complete an entry on your reading log.
• Night Write: Complete the following sentence starters to help you choose a topic that both you and your reader will enjoy:
1. I was helpful when…
2. I was inspired when…
3. I was exhausted when…
4. I was excited when…

Put stars next to 3 ideas that you think would make interesting topics for a personal narrative.

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