Writing Tips Tuesday: Highlighting Key for Returned Papers
READ PTI – through chap. 12 (p. 98) and complete Study Guide – Be prepared for tomorrow’s discussion.
Today is a Workday – Work on your Close Reading Essay on “…Written in Blood” Due: Monday 10/16, or read PTI
Poetry Thursday – Write a Haiku – one about nature/fall and one about teen life or school
Close Reading Essay Analyzing “Why the Best Kids Books Are Written in Blood” Written in Blood CloseReadingEssay – We wrote the first body paragraph together. You need to write the intro paragraph, a 2nd body paragraph, and a conclusion. Turn it into Google Classroom Due: Monday, 10/16/2017.
Tomorrow will be a Reading/Writing Day. If you plan to work on the essay, you may bring a device with you to type it up.
Today is a Reading Day. Try to get as much of Section 2 (chap 4 – 8) read as you can.
Complete your chosen study guide as you go. Your three options are:
Note: the 2nd two are templates that you will need to use to make copies of or create your own in your notebook.
If you haven’t yet completed the Study Guide and Pacing Survey in Google Classroom, please do so IMMEDIATELY!!!
Working with “Why The Best Kids Books Are Written in Blood”
On Friday, you began the Close Reading process by writing Alexie’s thesis in your own words, highlighting three (there are more) statements that support the thesis, and writing the conclusion in your own words, as well as defining difficult vocabulary terms.
Ex: Books can give people the tools to battle challenges in their own lives. Sherman Alexie, who met many challenges growing up said, “I read books about monsters and monstrous things […] because they taught me how to battle the real monsters in my life” (Alexie 3). Alexie believes that the more people read books about tough situations they may face in life, the better equipped they might be to handle these situations in the future. The books themselves are not going to hurt them any more than their life experiences.
Before we read the article on Friday, you responded in your notebooks to 1-3 below. Today:
Motivational Monday “Here Comes The Comeback” – Watch the video and respond in writing to any combination of the following prompts:
Continue Reading …Part-Time Indian, and work on your study guide. SEE ME to check out a book if you need to.
Due Today: Be sure to complete the survey in Google Classroom regarding your chosen Study Guide and Reading Pace for PTI.