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September 28, 2006
Monday, October 2, 2006

Materials:
Write Source - pg. 104

"When You Start to Write" handout (website below)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_plan2.html

Thought Starters...Asking the Right Questions" handout (website below)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_plan3.html

Web for Brainstorming

Warm Up:
What is meant by the term "chronological order"?

Activity 1:
Have students share their 3 webs completed over the weekend. These webs were to brainstorm for 3 possible topics for their personal narrative essay.

Activity 2:
Using Thought Starters...Asking the Right Questions" handout (website below)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_plan3.html students are to select one of the 3 topics and answer the questions. Students should recognize that the "x" in the question is comparable to the variable or the unknown in their math classes. If students are having difficulty in answering the questions, suggest they select a different topic or to make their original topic more specific and less borad or general.

Activity 3:
Discuss the information in Write Source on pg. 104. Using one of Web for Brainstorming and Thought Starters...Asking the Right Questions" handout (website below)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general/gl_plan3.html, have students write 8 main events in order included in their topic.

Homework:
Night Write- Take a writing vacation.
Reading - Read for 30 min. and complete a reading log entry answering the 5 W's.

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