Tuesday- Commas, Peer Edit, Revisions

  1. Do the corrections: Good and bad sentences for Food and YOu-
  2. Exchange your computer with a partner. Peer edit by following the checklist. Be sure to check it off if you read it and it makes sense. Peer editing checklist for Food and You-
  3. Look at the rubric. How will it be assessed?
  4. Do the revisions for your paragraph. Do your best to include level 2 adjectives and descriptions; watch your comma usage; make sure it reflects YOU! Check mine out again- I’m pretty proud of it 🙂 Food Critic- Bin 941-
  5. Have the printed copy WITH AN IMAGE for me tomorrow.

Thursday- “Food and You”

  1. Share your restaurant with the people in your group. Tell them why it reflects you and describe the food.
  2. Watch the video- what words are used to describe the restaurant and the food? On your brainstorm, record descriptive (level 2) words that sound good to you.
  3. Writing Analysis- Let’s look at how a restaurant review is written. Look for comma usage, Comma-Cheat Sheet- word choice and content. Restaurant Review: Tastes of modern Canada in Chinatown
  4. We will write an in-class paragraph on Monday. We will do revisions on Tuesday. It is due on Wednesday- printed and corrected.

Thursday- Prose Devices

Finish off the movie

In your group, complete the prose sheet for the movie: Prose Fiction Terms-Ferris B movie-

For Tuesday: TEST

  1. Pathways to a theme – I will give you a kid’s book that you will analyze by yourself. You may have your “cheat sheets” to help with formatting and what is required so don’t forget your pink and green sheets.
  2. Prose Terms- It will be a mix of written, multiple choice and matching. I will make the test off of the Quizlet site so review this weekend: Quizlet for Prose Terms

Also- I want you to think of your favourite restaurant and HOW IT REFLECTS YOU. Know this by Wednesday of next week.

Thursday- Paragraphs returned + continue working on Pathways to a Theme

  1.  Corrections for paragraphs:Fix the mistakes-
  2. For homework, please
    1. do the corrections on your paragraphs.
    2. Post it to your blog
    3. Title: “The Human Condition: ________”
    4. Add your image
    5. TAG: humanconditionC
    6. This will be your first reflection/blog mark so I suggest you do it 🙂
  3. Continue working on Pathways- get 1.5 books done by the end of the block. We will have both books done by Friday at the end of class. Get it checked by me!!