|Paper Math Benchmark||February 20|
|Paper Reading Benchmark||February 21|
|Computer Math Benchmark||February 28|
|Computer Reading Benchmark||March 1|
|Students will read opinion texts regarding school uniforms. Half of the students will read ‘pro’ articles while the other half will read ‘con’ article.s They will discuss and take notes with a group that read opposite articles.|
|Students will expand their kernel essay into a persuasive essay expressing either their ‘pro’ or ‘con’ position regarding school uniforms.|
|Students will use rotation stations to revise and edit their introduction, ‘pro’ points, ‘con’ points, and conclusion.|
|Students will peer edit a partner's draft using CUPS.|
|Students will complete final draft to display correct knowledge of persuasive tactics and grammar.|
Date Activity – I will:
Monday, 1/22 create a FRAME about persuasive techniques.
Tuesday, 1/23 analyze authors’ use of BANDWAGON and TESTIMONIAL.
Wednesday, 1/24 analyze authors’ use of SENTIMENTAL and EXAGGERATION.
Thursday, 1/25 analyze authors’ use of FALSE AUTHORITY and SCARE TACTIC.
Friday, 1/26 analyze authors’ use of PLAIN FOLKS and SNOB APPEAL.
Students should read 20 minutes every night!
Homework is assigned on Monday and due on Friday.
Due to the bad weather days last week, by this Friday, January 26, all students should have taken:
BASKETBALL and BLUEBELL has been rescheduled for this Friday, January 26.
Students who have taken one AR Vocabulary Test (and passed) and have 10 AM points will be invited to the gym to play basketball (or just hang out with their friends) and enjoy some Blue Bell ice cream.
Don't forget BOOK CHARACTER DAY !
Dress up as your favorite book character on Tuesday, October 31!