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March 12, 2006
Monday, April 17, 2006

Materials:
Write Source – pg. 252-253

Handouts:
Editing Checklist (pg. 3 of this document)


Warm Up:
Why is it important to edit a persuasive writing piece?

Activity 1:
Students will get with their writing buddy and exchange papers. Students will complete an Editing Checklist for their writing buddy.
1. Students will be editing their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I know that I used proper grammar and punctuation?

2. Students will be editing their paper focusing on the answer to:
How do I know if my essay is free of spelling errors?

3. Students will be editing their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I punctuate compound sentences?
4. Students will be editing their paper focusing on the answer to:
How did I punctuate complex sentences?

Night Write:
If your reading buddy did not finish all of the activities of the Editing Checklist (pg. 3 of this document),
please have someone at home assist you in this matter. Read your essay aloud to someone else.

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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