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March 12, 2006
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Materials:
Materials:
Write Source: pg. 231-235.

Warm Up:
Why is it the necessary to write clear and focused statements?

Activity 1:
Read and discuss the necessity of writing clear and focused statements on pg. 231.

Activity 2:
An opinion statement names the problem and proposes a solution.
Students will use the following formula to write an opinion statement.

Activity 3:
Students will see the example of a completed Organized List for a persuasive essay. Students will use the follow directions to guide them in generating an organized list for their essay:

Directions Organized List
Write your opinion statement.
Summarize the problem.
List facts and details.
Propose the solution.
List facts and details.
Continue the solution.
List facts and details.

Reading Logs were collected for a grade on 5 entries.


Night Write:
March Night Writes
Students will need to complete their organized list. This list will be used as a guide with the writing of this essay. Keep in mind that every paragraph will need a topic sentence related to the essay topic. Each paragraph will need to have facts and details that support its topic sentence. Every paragraph needs to have a closing (or clincher) sentence that summarizes the information written in that one paragraph.

Homework:
Read for 30 minutes and record the following on their reading on your reading log:
Genre (fiction or nonfiction)
Date
Title
Reading level
Actual pages read (example 21-47)
Minutes read
One-sentence summary


Activity 3:
Students will see the example of a completed Organized List for a persuasive essay. Students will use the follow directions to guide them in generating an organized list for their essay:

Directions Organized List
Write your opinion statement.
Summarize the problem.
List facts and details.
Propose the solution.
List facts and details.
Continue the solution.
List facts and details.


Night Write:
Students will need to complete their organized list. This list will be used as a guide with the writing of this essay. Keep in mind that every paragraph will need a topic sentence related to the essay topic. Each paragraph will need to have facts and details that support its topic sentence. Every paragraph needs to have a closing (or clincher) sentence that summarizes the information written in that one paragraph.

Homework:
Read for 30 minutes and record the following on their reading on your reading log:
Genre (fiction or nonfiction)
Date
Title
Reading level
Actual pages read (example 21-47)
Minutes read
One-sentence summary

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