Week 6 - 9/26 - 9/30

Friday, 9/30

Turn in Expository Essay

Complete General Information Quiz; turn in

Complete Peer Review of Expository Essay

enlightenedHomework! Personal Narrative Essay is due to www.turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m. on Monday

Please finish your 1st independent novel by next Friday. (10/7)

Thursday, 9/29

-- Stamp handwritten expository essay intro and minimum 2 body paragraphs

-- Student paper samples read aloud / critiques / feedback

-- Continue working on essay in class

enlightenedHomework! Finish handwriting your final expository essay tonight; bring to class Friday for peer editing. 

*Remember that you are finishing your novel and you're working on your Personal Narrative Essay tonight. 

Wednesday, 9/28

- For Expository Essay: 

---Watch Thesis Statement Writing Tips video 

--- Thesis Statement review with examples

--- Craft your thesis statement for your expository essay paper


Write the beginning of your Expository Essay paper (introduction with thesis and two body paragraphs with meaningful transitions); THIS IS YOUR ENTRANCE TICKET INTO CLASS TOMORROW!!!

*Reminder! Also, remember that you are finishing your independent novel and working on the final copy of your Personal Narrative Essay. See "Quarter 1 - Important Due Dates" if you need clarification on assignments and due dates. 

Tuesday, 9/27

- Review Expository Essay Topic; brainstorm organizational pattern ideas and examples

- Attend Book Fair! 


Review Peer Editing comments on turnitin.com 

Begin typing the final copy of your Personal Reflection Paper; due 10/3 to www.turnitin.com.

Monday, 9/26

- Turn in Novel Assignment #1 to red folder

- Discuss Expository Essay topics / organization patterns / thesis statements

- Complete 2 charts (communication triangle and umbrella for organizational pattern)

- Watch: YouTube "Thesis Statement" mini-lesson


Tonight, complete the Peer Review assignment on www.turnitin.com. (You've had several days to complete this assignment).

Continue reading novel

*Tomorrow is a Book Fair during English class. Bring some extra money if you want to purchase books.*