Monday, October 7

Agenda:

  • essay due: see the board for how to staple
  • Work on these assignments in order of priority:
    • finish Soft Rains – due tomorrow
    • work on the vocab for Soft Rains – Quiz on Wednesday, Oct 9
    • if you are done all this, work on Chomp Chomp Run-ons and Comma-splices (in the WG tab)
    • GET Blog log #1 posted ASAP – tell me when it is posted!!!

Friday, October 4

Agenda:

    • TODAY – first 25 mins – (HW check) a first draft in good form and a paper copy is due for peer editing. Take this sheet out begin the process OR if your editor is someone outside of this room then work on the remainder of the questions from There Will Come Soft Rains
    • Discuss the first three questions (HWcheck mark)
    • if time review some of the sentences package
      • DUE for Monday:
        • your essay good copy – see the board for how to put together

Wednesday, October 2

Agenda:

  • Reminder – timeline for this week:
    • Friday, October 4 – a paper GOOD copy of a draft of the essay for peer-editing
    • Monday – Final Draft due – staple in this order:
      • Final Draft
      • Edited paper draft with the peer -editing sheet
      • The Synthesis rubric
  • New Story today: There Will Come Soft Rains (materials in the SS tab)
    • Reading strategy: accesss prior knowledge:
      • What do you know about the 1950’s?
      • What do you know about the genre of Science Fiction?
  • if time, more grammar review

Tuesday, October 1

Agenda:

  • Reminder about blog logs
    • make sure you have the correct tag
    • make sure you have hyperlinked the article
    • make sure it is posted!
  • Grammar homework check for Sentences Package #1 (in the WG tab) – also open ‘Examples of types of sentences’ from the SS tab
  • Class time to work on the essay – the good copy draft for peer-editing is due Thursday, October 3

Monday, September 30

Agenda:

  • your template for the essay is due today: WITH QUOTES/EVIDENCE FROM THE STORIES
  • Begin your draft, and/or work on the Sentences Package #1 for tomorrow
  • a good, “I am mostly done my essay,” copy of your rough draft is due Wednesday, Oct 2 for Peer editing or an outside editor.
  • your good copy of the essay is due Friday, October 4
  • after Monday and a bit of time of Wednesday, no more class time will be given for the essay.
  • If you were away Friday, you should know that your Blog log #1 is due