Focus: Putting the "A" in essay, Ms. Leclaire style
1. Warm-up: Announcing the winners of yesterday's close reading contest
Check: Are you putting this same level of analysis into your discussion of every quote and example?
2. Listening to our first book talks: Sam and Philip
2. Editing both body paragraphs. Click here for today's editing slides.
3. Muddling through everyone's least favorite part: The conclusion
HW: Finish your entire draft (introduction, two body paragraphs, and conclusion) by Monday. BRING AN ELECTRONIC COPY TO CLASS; Monday will be the final day of editing.
Note: Final draft due Thursday, November 15, or Friday November 16. First come, first graded.