Common core conventions

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Common core conventions

  1. 1. Integrating ConventionsAcross Content Areas<br />August 2011<br />M. Dunbar<br />
  2. 2. Conventions<br /><ul><li>What are conventions?
  3. 3. Who cares about them?
  4. 4. Why do they care?</li></ul>Vocabulary opportunity: ethos<br />
  5. 5. Why we care aboutconventions<br /><ul><li>Ethos: the character or emotions of a speaker or writer that are expressed in the attempt to persuade an audience. (Encyclopedia Britannica)
  6. 6. Writing is a means of expressing ideas.</li></li></ul><li>Correcting Errorsin Conventions<br />Use standard proofreading marks to suggest changes to students.<br />
  7. 7. Correcting Errorsin Conventions<br />Correct the student writing sample for conventions. Practice with the proofreading marks.<br />Student prompt: Write an essay in which you argue for or against school-sponsored athletics.<br />
  8. 8. Where do we all go next?<br />MHMS Student Style Guide<br />Essay Format Preview<br /><ul><li>12-point
  9. 9. Times New Roman
  10. 10. Double-spaced
  11. 11. 1” margins
  12. 12. Title: centered with no “bells and whistles”</li></li></ul><li>Where do we all go next?<br /><ul><li>Complete sentences
  13. 13. Capital letters
  14. 14. Proper end punctuation
  15. 15. Remember why we care about conventions.</li></li></ul><li>Where do we all go next?<br />Please mark up a new copy of the CCS for conventions. Identify concepts you don’t remember and concepts you don’t understand clearly. Ask questions and make comments. Please include your name, and turn it in to me.<br />

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