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November 16, 2005
Wednesday, November 16

Materials:
Write Source - pg. 294-297

Warm Up:
What is a focus statement?

Activity 1: Using the formula on page 294 and the handout, write a focus statement.

Activity 2: Using Write Source pg. 295-296 students will review the organization of the response to literature. Students will check the order of their key events in their outline (handout).

Activity 3:
Students will write the 1st paragraph of their rough draft.

Graded Papers Returned:
Talking Points for Book Chat

Student Options:
The Plot Diagram Template could be used to generate any of the following:
PowerPoint
Web Page
iMovie

The required criteria for this assignment is the same as the material on the PowerPoint template.
Reminder to students: The focus statement should be included on the theme slide.

Homework:
Reading:
Students will read their chapter book for 30 minutes and complete an entry on their reading log.
Night Write:
Students need to complete the beginning paragraph of their rough draft. Be sure the 1st sentence identifies the title, author, character, background information, and ends with the focus statement.

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