Today, students shared their outlines and the start of their introductory paragraphs with me. They learned about 7 different ways they can start their introductory paragraphs. Click here to download the handout. Each student shared their working essay Google Doc with me so they could receive timely feedback on their work. Look for more feedback later this evening. If you don't get a chance to improve your work tonight, you will have class time tomorrow morning.
- Watch this video.
- Play this game.
- Tomorrow, you will complete questions you already completed, but this time you will use the counters and grids! FUN TIMES INDEED!
2.) LA WRITING:
- Work on your introductory paragraphs from today. Tomorrow, you will learn more about introductions, supporting sentences, and thesis statements.
- Bring 2 metal hangers if you have them at home. Any hanger that you can bend will do.
- How do you want to decorate your holiday wreath?
- Bring any ornaments, ribbons, decorations, small toys, bells, tinsel, etc that you want to use to decorate your holiday wreath with.
- Watch this video for ideas.
3.) POST A RESPONSE:
- Today, you learned lots about the different types of introductions you could start your essays with. Click here for the handout.
- Today, choose three different types of introductions and write three different hooks to your essay. This does not have to be the entire introductory paragraph. Simply your hook. These will probably be anywhere between 1-3 sentences long each. This will give you some practice on writing hooks and you will be able to choose the one that best suits your introductory paragraph.
1.) State the type of hook/introduction you are using. Refer to the handout.
2.) Write 2-3 sentences for each type of hook you use.
ESSAY TOPIC: Goals
HOOK#1: QUOTATION - Wayne Gretzky once said, "You miss 100% of the shots you never
HOOK#2: QUESTION - Are goals achievable? How can we achieve them? What do other people
do to work towards them? I wonder if I will ever achieve my goals.
HOOK#3: DEFINITION - Goals are defined by the Webster's dictionary as the object of a person's
ambition or effort or an aim or desired result.
3.) Edit/revise based on a self-assessment or feedback from the PAR Police.
4.) Base your revision on the criteria above and the givens (spelling, capitals, sentence structure,
grammar, punctuation, etc.) PAR POLICE, give feedback based on this.
Fractions with Counters
Making Wreaths with Mr. Hong