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October 17, 2006
Monday, October 23, 2006

Materials:
Write Source – pg. 114-116, 572-573
The Wonders of Writing
Guidelines and Checklist pg. 6
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:
Making sure that no two sentences began with the same word was _________________________ to me because________________. This word choice is necessary for my personal narrative because ___________.

Activity 1:
Discuss the corrections made on Guidelines and Checklist pg. 5.

Activity 2:
Complete Guidelines and Checklist pg.6 making any necessary changes with vivid verbs and descriptive adjectives.

Activity 3:
Students will be able to use The Wonders of Writing to assist them in making revisions in their word choice.

Activity 4:
Students will put their reading logs from the first of October through Thursday, October 19 in their portfolios. At the top of this reading log is the updated number of books read so far this year. Students will need to have read 12 books for the year by December 15.

Reading-
Read your challenging chapter book for 30 minutes and complete an entry on your reading log answering 5W's.
Night Write-
Complete Guidelines and Checklist pg.6 making any necessary changes and/or additions with the use of vivid verbs and desctiptive adjectives.

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