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May 08, 2007
Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Warm Up:
What elements of writing must be included in a persuasive essay?


Homework:
Reading- Read for 30 minutes and complete an entry on your reading log answering the 5Ws. If you have turned in documentation for reading 25 books, you no longer must maintain a daily reading log.

Reading logs were collected May 8 for a book update.

Night Write-Students will need to submit their essay into e-rater, if this was not completed in class. A printed final copy should be given to me at the end of class today.

Genre charts will be due on 5/11. These have been kept in the student portfolio. Time was given in class today to update these charts.

Papers Collected To Be Graded:
Persuasive Writing Rough Draft
Persuasive Writing Revising and Editing
Persuasive Writing Essay
Genre Chart (if completed)

Activity 1:
Students will have time to update their genre charts.

Activity 2:
Working in table groups students will answer:
Why is it important for no 2 sentences to begin with the same word?
Why is this a challenge for you when writing an essay?

Review using different openers including transitions, subjects, adjectives, adverbs, prepositional phrases, independent, or dependent clauses.

Working independently students will complete pg. 91 and 92 in the Writing and Grammar Workbook.

Activity 3:
Students will go to the book fair for 20 minutes.

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