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March 12, 2006
Monday, April 10

Materials:
Write Source: pg. 239-250

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

Revising Checklist (pg. 2 of this document)

Warm Up:
Appetizers - 48

Review the first 5 activities. Students should have revised their paper 5 times before spring break. If they did not, they are to revise it today by the following activities. Please use Write Source pg. 240-244.

Activity 1:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I use details to persuade?

Activity 2:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I answer the main objection?

Activity 3:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did my beginning capture my reader’s attention?

Activity 4:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How does my ending contain a clear call to action?

Activity 5:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How can my voice sound more confident?

Activity 6:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How can my voice sound more persuasive?

Activity 7:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
What are my inflammatory words and phrases?
How are my words engaging, positive, and fit my audience and purpose?

Activity 8:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I make sure my words fit my audience and purpose?
Which words did I use that are inflammatory?
Which words did I use that are too formal or too casual?

Activity 9:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I use compound sentences?
How many compound sentences do I have?

Activity 10:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I use my complex sentences?
How many complex sentences do I have?

Students should remember: the rough draft must show significant signs of revisions.

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
Night Write:
Students will use the following activities to complete the revising of their paper:

Activity 1:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I use details to persuade?

Activity 2:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I answer the main objection?

Activity 3:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did my beginning capture my reader’s attention?

Activity 4:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How does my ending contain a clear call to action?

Activity 5:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How can my voice sound more confident?

All students will need to revise their papers according to the following activities. Please use Write Source pg. 245-249.

Activity 6:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How can my voice sound more persuasive?

Activity 7:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
What are my inflammatory words and phrases?
How are my words engaging, positive, and fit my audience and purpose?

Activity 8:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I make sure my words fit my audience and purpose?
Which words did I use that are inflammatory?
Which words did I use that are too formal or too casual?

Activity 9:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I use compound sentences?
How many compound sentences do I have?

Activity 10:
Students will be revising their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I use my complex sentences?
How many complex sentences do I have?

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