Prove that you are fundamentally Good or Evil Person with a short anecdote.
First Notebook Check:
- Reverse Chronological Order (look up the term if you’re unsure)
- Class Agendas 5, 7, 9 and 10 thoughtfully completed
Context and Anecdote Quiz on Friday. Be prepared to spot anecdotes in This I Believe Essays.
Mini-Lesson – I can elaborate in my writing by intermixing context and anecdote.
This I Believe Final Draft due Wednesday, 9/24/2014 by 2:40
Mini-Lesson Finalizing our Rubric-
SLT-I can use technology to publish original work and responsibly collaborate with an online community. (W6)
- I have use my time wisely on writing an essay.
- You have to complete the work on the computer and submitted to an online community
- Demonstrates ownership and craftsmanship of work displaying the character traits upon writing to show comprehension in understanding the task.
- Essay is submitted to This I Believe website and published on class website.
- Work is published in computer and it is collaborated !!
- Essay is typed with correct font and size with proper grammar and punctuation and proper paragraphs.
SLT-I can elaborate in my own writing by intermixing context and anecdote in my personal essays
- My essay is clear on what is the anecdote and what is the context and I can elaborate on my story.
- Has more than two anecdotes in their essay, and explain in depth.
- Person intermixes context and anecdote and elaborates.
- Essay successfully uses anecdotes to demonstrate a point, and context to clearly explain “this I believe” and rationale.
- Writing has both contexts and anecdotes.
SLT-I can work through the writing process by planning, revising, editing, and rewriting. (W5)
- There are no grammatical errors. No spelling errors, draft and revision piece has been provided.
- Student rewrites his/her essay and makes revisements multiple times.
- Evidence of the writing process was clear. Person planned and revised before publishing.
- Essay has a first draft, evidence of revision over several drafts, and a publishable final draft
- Essay is revised and edited until it is perfect.
- Writing has correct grammar. Reader is able to understand and it is organized and well written.
SLT-I can organize and develop my writing so that it is clear and appropriate for the task, purpose, and audience. (W4)
- A story is present with events that explain the author’s beliefs. The authors message is clear and appropriate.
- Essay looks like all of the other This I Believe essays that we looked at. Basically it has 500-600 words spread out over about 7 paragraphs.
- Student meets the required learning target fully. Writing is clear and appropriate for the task.
- Essay shows organization. The essay flows throughout. The ideas were organized and appropriate for the task.
- Essay is easy to understand. Captures the reader’s attention and stays in task.
Classwork- Something current will be tweeted out. Read and respond to it via twitter.
Classwork/Homework- We’ll have class time tomorrow to work on your essay.
- Make sure your notebook is in good shape.
- Ask yourself, “how does your essay stack up against the essays we’re reading in class?” Consider beginning your revision process.
- In The Comment Section- Write if you’re a fundamentally good person or bad person, and support yourself with a short anecdote.
- One ore more articles will come from me AFTER 240 PM, via the #validus
- React to at least one of the articles in a tweet.
|I can use technology to publish original work and responsibly collaborate with an online community. (W6)|