February 26-March 2

Monday:

  • Students will use their essay outline to write a rough draft on paper.
    • As they write students will check that their essay…
      • makes sense
      • has capital letters
      • has punctuation
      • has all content required on the outline

Tuesday

  • Students will take notes on the difference between editing and revision using the acronyms ARMS and CUPS.
  • Students will complete ARMS and CUPS form on Google Classroom.

Wednesday

  • Students will complete ARMS and CUPS form on Google Classroom.

Thursday

  • Students will complete Rainbow Revision Stations and write a final draft.

Friday

  • Students will read aloud essays and peers will offer feedback.

February 19-23 Lesson Plans

Monday: President Day Holiday

Tuesday

  • Students will take notes over how to write a body paragraph that includes a topic sentence, transition, example, and elaboration.
  • Students will have time to work on the body paragraphs of their essay.

Wednesday

  • Students will have class time to finish writing the body paragraphs of their essay. If paragraphs 2 and 3 are not complete by the end of the class, it is homework due before class the next day.
  • We will read from “I Will Always Write Back.”

Thursday

  • Students will take notes over how to write a conclusion and have time in class to write the concluding paragraph of their essay. If it is not completed in class, it is homework due before class the next day.

Friday

  • Students will complete vocabulary study 4 from “I Will Always Write Back” using Quizlet, thesauraus.com and the book.

February 12-16 Lesson Plans

Monday

  • Notes over thesis statement
  • Model writing thesis statements
  • Students will select a prompt and write a thesis statement for their Expository Essay

Tuesday

  • Benchmarks

Wednesday

  • Benchmarks

Thursday

  • Notes over Hook and Bridge
  • Students will write their own Hook and Bridge for their Expository Essay

Friday

  • Expository Essay Vocabulary Quiz
    • Study on Quizlet; the link is on Google Classroom

February 5-9

Monday

  • Vocabulary study 3 work time
  • Read from “I Will Always Write Back”

Tuesday

  • Work time on Vocabulary study 3
  • Notes over Expository Essay and example of Expository essay
  • Read from “I Will Always Write Back”

Wednesday

  • Complete Expository Essay Planning Sheet
  • Read from “I Will Always Write Back”

Thursday

  • Turn in Vocabulary Study 3
  • Take Vocabulary 3 Quiz
  • Read from “I Will Always Write Back”

Friday

  • Analyze example Expository Essay to identify thesis statements
  • Read from “I Will Always Write Back”