Monday, October 9

  • PSAT grammar warm-up

  • examples of good Scarlet Letter essays

  • Grading rubric - purple

    • staple this to the final draft

    • when you turn it in on Monday

  • Bring in at least 4 paragraphs tomorrow!

    • for peer editing

    • not a crisis if your conclusion is missing

  • Work on essay!

Tuesday, October 10

  • Chem class will be making loud bangs p. 1, 2, 3, 4

  • Are you missing any assignments?

    • They must be turned in by tomorrow!

  • Peer editing!

  • Remember to look for:

    • Clear thesis that addresses Hawthorne's intention

    • topic sentences that support thesis

    • Direct quotation supporting evidence

      • in proper MLA format

        • signal phrase

        • correct punctuation

        • "text in quotation marks"

        • page (number)

        • period at the end!

  • Do you have a title?

  • Is your essay double-spaced?

  • Title of novel in italics?

  • proper MLA heading?

  • Final copy of essay due on Monday, October 16

    • outline due at the same time

  • Visual Challenge on Monday and Tuesday

    • art to show two sides of a person

Wednesday, October 11

Thursday, October 12

Friday, October 13