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October 11, 2006
Monday, October 16, 2006

Materials:
Write Source – pg. 114-116, 572-573
Guidelines and Checklist
Outline for Writing a Personal Narrative
The site below gives models of essays written by students.
http://www.thewritesource.com/models.htm#2000
http://www.greatsource.com/iwrite/students/s_narrative.html(This is a fabulous guide to the steps in writing a personal narrative.)

Warm Up:
Now that I have finished writing the 1st rough draft of my personal narrative, I need to...

Students will turn in their completed Outline for Writing a Personal Narrative
for a grade.

Graded Papers Returned-Sensory Detail Chart

Activity 1:
Students will begin the revising process by completing pg.2 of Guidelines and Checklist. Students will be asked to answer specific questions about the rough draft of their essay referring to:
1. Sensory details
2. Vivid descriptions
3. Grabbing the reader's attention in the beginning paragraph
4. Transitions
Students will be given time to revise their rough draft and make any necessary changes to their paper according to the Guidelines and Checklist pg. 2.

Homework:
Reading- Students will read their chapter book for 30 minutes and answer 5W's in their 1-sentence summary on their reading log.
Night Write- Students will need to finish the 1st revision of their 1st rough draft by finish answering specific questions about the rough draft of their essay referring to:
1. Sensory details
2. Vivid descriptions
3. Grabbing the reader's attention in the beginning paragraph
4. Transitions
Students will be given time to revise their rough draft and make any necessary changes to their paper according to the Guidelines and Checklist pg. 2.

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