FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER• Get a laptop• Sign in to GoogleDrive• Planner
Let’s help each other with our paragraphs Grouping activity
Quick Check1. Is there a date?2. Is the date underlined?3. Is there a title?4. Is the title underlined?5. Has a line been left open between the title and the topic sentence?6. Is the first sentence indented?7. Is there ONE paragraph?8. Is there a subtitle for the bibliography?9. Has the MLA format been used?10.Is the second and subsequent lines indented?
Checking in Detail• Open the online source and have it open next to the paragraph• Read both• Identify plagiarized parts and highlight in red• Check for background information (see notebook/whiteboard)• Highlight in green all relevant background information• Write a comment for missing information (if it is stated in the source)• Comment on the quality of the source
Let’s EDIT• In yellow, highlight transition words• Insert comment for suggested transition words• In blue, highlight verbs/verb phrases• Check that the tense is correct (past tense and some present tense)• Comment on tense usage• Change text color to purple of sentences that are not organized logically in the paragraph
REVISE YOUR OWN PARAGRAPH• Finish by 2PM Saturday• This work will be assessed