Thursday, November 8, 2012

All Boys, All Blogged: November 9, 2012

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.

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