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December 22, 2006
Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Materials:
Anticipation Guide
http://www2.actden.com/writ_den/tips/paragrap/index.htm
Parts of a Paragraph

Homework:
Reading - Students will read for 30 minutes and complete an entry on their reading log answering the 5Ws.
Night Write - Students are make certain that each of the 6 paragraphs in their response to literature essay has a topic sentence, supporting details, and a clincher sentence.Parts of a Paragraph will give you guidelines for each type of sentence.


Warm Up:
What are the 3 essential parts to a paragraph?

Activity 1:
Students will get with their writing buddy to check that each of the topic sentences is related to each of the clincher sentences (in each paragraph).Parts of a Paragraph will be used for this activity.


Activity 2:
Students will read their chapter book for 30 minutes focusing on topic and clincher sentences. Using sticky notes students will mark 3 topic sentences and 3 clincher sentences.

Activity 3:
Students will need to take their Anticipation Guide
handout to the media center on Wed., Jan. 10. The statements on this handout will need to be verified as Mrs. Hendrix explains resources and guidelines for research.

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