Homework for 3/26-3/20 2012


All Periods: Work on your rough drafts for 20 minutes.
All Periods: Work on your rough drafts for 20 minutes, again.
All Periods: No Homework!
All Periods: No Homework!
All Periods: Have a great weekend!
Period 1, 3, 5, and 6: Review over your top 10 ideas and be prepared to conference with me sometime this week...please be ready to start writing by Friday!
Period 7: Finish writing your 12 ideas that you started in class...be ready to write by Friday!
Period 1, 3, 5, and 6: Look over your top 5 ideas...are you happy with them?...do you have a lot of ideas for a story?...I hope you do!!
Period 7: Be prepared to conference with me sometime this week. You should now have a top 10 to write about!
Period 1, 3, 5, and 6: Today you all conferenced with me and you have a top 3!
Period 7: Narrow your ideas down to a top 5...you all conferenced with me! 
Period 1, 3, 5, and 6: No Homework! You'll be writing tomorrow with your top 1 idea! 
Period 7: After today, you have a top 1 idea and you'll start to write tomorrow! 
All Periods:
Monday-Thursday: Periods 1, 3, 5, & 6: Finish your topic list. (We will add 5 each day!) 
                                   Period 7: Meet in Computer Lab Tomorrow! OUR GOAL IS TO FINISH BY THURSDAY!
Friday: Period 1, 3, 5, 6, & 7: Have a great weekend!
Did Period 7 Finish their Expository Essays?               Yes!

Monday: Expository Essay: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Tuesday: Final Draft of Expository Essay

Wednesday: Final draft due on Monday or Tuesday (Depends which period you are in!)

Thursday: Final draft due sometime next week (Possibly Monday or Tuesday)

Friday: Work on your final draft!


Monday: Create a thesis statement. Remember what we learned in class! 

Tuesday: Write your 1st body paragraph. Remember S.M.O.P.A.S!! 
Wednesday: Write 2nd body paragraph. 
Thursday: Write 3rd body paragraph. 
Friday: If you did not revise your expository essay in class, you have weekend homework. Have a great weekend and I will see your smiling faces on Monday! 
Expository: Writing an essay on something that you have tons of experience in-you are the expert!! 
S: Simile 
M: Metaphor
O: Onomatopoeia
P: Personification 
A: Alliteration 
S: Synesthesia 
*We talked about this in class! Use it!!