9 April 2013Kia Ora! (Maori, New Zealand)Yesterday you discussed the importance of contextualizing and analyzingevidence in your persuasive essay, and last night you drafted your bodyparagraphs. Today we will turn our discussion to introductions andconclusions before participating in a writers workshop. Do Now: 1. Take out your three body paragraphs to be checked. 2. Think of a character from a movie that you like. Pretend that you are introducing that character to me. Write your introduction in your journal.
Independent Work Time / Homework:1. ROUGH Draft of your essay due tomorrow...be ready to type!2. Upstander presentation (due Thursday)3. Independent reading4. Make someone smile5. Give a loved one a hug6. Do some good! Be a hero!
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