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January 8: B Day January 8, 2013

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1B

1. Freewrite.

2. Thesis review. Students were asked questions to help them review the qualities of a thesis statement.

3. How to outline an essay. Ms. Garvoille demonstrated how students might outline an essay about The Outsiders using W8: Basic Essay Outline.

4. Students gathered in their motif groups to outline their essays into topic sentences.

5. Finding evidence. Students used Finding Evidence for a Body Paragraph to find quotes that supported their thesis statements.

6. Finally, students received Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft. This should be filled out for homework using the evidence found in class.

HW: Finish Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft for class on Thursday.

Absentees: Contact someone in your motif group to get your topic sentence. Then, fill out Finding Evidence for a Body Paragraph using The Outsiders. If you don’t have the book, use events for evidence. Then, fill out Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft based on your evidence.

2AB

1. Freewrite

2. Using Quotes in an English Essay: We reviewed these notes to cover the rules of incorporating quotes into a sentence.

3. Students received Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft. This should be filled out for homework using the evidence found last night.

HW: Finish Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft for class tomorrow.

Absentees: Download Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft, label it W9, and complete. Download Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft and fill it out using the evidence you found to support your topic sentence.

 4B

1. Freewrite.

2. Review of Project with groups. Students checked to make sure everyone in their group was on the same page.

3. We spent the rest of class composing our Body Paragraph Rough Draft based on the evidence we found for homework.

HW: Finish Writing a Body Paragraph Rough Draft for class Thursday. This is just the worksheet.

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