10 April 2013Kia Ora! (Maori, New Zealand)In the last class you completed a reading comprehension exercise and discussed the important parts of an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Today you will participate in a writers workshop, in which you will type your essay into Google Docs and get feedback on how to revise your essay. Do Now: 1. Take out your reading comprehension questions from last night to hand in. 2. You will have the rest of the week to draft and revise your compare/contrast essay in Google Docs. What do you plan to do in order to submit a complete, wellwritten essay by Monday (over the break)?
What should independent work look, sound, and feel like?
Writers Workshop:Have tos:1. Finish drafting Intro, body paragraphs and conclusion on paper.2. Type essay into Google DocsCan dos:1. Get feedback on essay2. Work on independent reading project (Honors Option)
Homework:1. Continue working on your essay (Final draft due: 4/15 at 11:59pm)