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March 12, 2006
Friday, March 31

Materials:
Write Source: pg. 239-250

Handout:
Guidelines For Writing a Persuasive Paper (pg. 1 of this document)


Write Source: pg. 238

Handout:
Guidelines For Writing a Persuasive Paper (pg. 1 of this document)

Warm Up:
Why must a writer of a problem-solution persuasive paper provide a sense of closure to the writing?

Activity 1:
Read page 238 paying close attention to:
• How would you summarize the problem and solution presented in the paper?
• How would you suggest a possible objection to the solution?
• How would you answer your objection?
• How would you write the answer as an ending to your essay?

Some people say ___________________, but the fact is _____________,
(objection) (answer)

Activity 2:
Students will write the 1st rough draft of the ending paragraph to their essay.

Night Write:
Fine-tune the ending paragraph of your essay emphasizing:
• How would you summarize the problem and solution presented in the paper?
• How would you suggest a possible objection to the solution?
• How would you answer your objection?
• How would you write the answer as an ending to your essay?

Some people say ____________________, but the fact is ____________
(objection) (answer)

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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