Monday, December 4

  • No school!


Tuesday, December 5

  • Here we go!

  • Syllabus

  • 1st day questionnaire

  • Big Question:
    • Are you taking this class for credit?
  • Six-Word Memoirs

    • video

    • Handout

      • Give it a try!

      • Turn in handout

        • remember to do the two on the back!

Wednesday, December 6

  • Words Often Confused pretest

    • get full points for completion!

  • Words Often Confused list

  • Reading Work Sample assignment

  • Tomorrow:

    • Writing work sample

Thursday, December 7

  • warm-up:
    • Words Often Confused - Ex. 1
  • 10 minutes to work on Reading Work Sample

    • we'll have more work time later!

  • Discuss Reading answers

    • what kind of answers show that you understand?

  • Turn in Reading Work Sample

Friday, December 8

  • Words Often Confused - Ex. 2

  • Shatner in Esperanto!
  • Review modes of essay writing

    • Expository - explaining

    • Argumentative or Persuasive - convincing someone to agree with you

    • Narrative - telling a story with a beginning, middle, and end

  • Get sample writing prompt - class assignment, not official

  • time to work

    • We'll work on this on Monday, too.