Monday, January 15

  • No school in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, January 16

  • Grammar warm-up:

    • the excitement of semi-colons!

  • Notes on synthesis essays

  • Essay prompt

  • Thesis?

Wednesday, January 17

  • grammar warm-up:

    • 34-1 semicolons

  • Return Catcher!

  • Sample essays

  • Synthesis essay rubric and hints

  • Keep on writing!

Thursday, January 18

  • No grammar warm-up:

    • very sad

  • Link to info and Axe name survey

  • evidence chart

    • don't need to fill in every square

      • some articles only have one side

  • Keep writing

  • Tuesday, beginning of class:

    • have a rough draft of the whole essay

    • peer-editing

Friday, January 19

  • write, write, write!