Friday, April 4, 2014

Last Class Day for the Argument Essay

Warm Up: NoRedInk Apostrophes Quiz  Happy Friday!  I expect you to be on your best behavior for the substitute teacher today.  It's time to take your 'Apostrophe Quiz.' Head on over to NoRedInk and find the assignment of the same name and begin. Make sure to keep your eyes on your own screen during the quiz.  If you fix your mistakes you will receive extra credit. Once you finish, you may begin putting the finishing touches on your Argument Essay.

Writing an Argument Essay: The Final Class Day  After two weeks of work, this is it. This is your last class day to work on your Argument Essay.  Please take full advantage of the time you have.  Refer back to previous blog entries for helpful hints and links to resource materials.  If you don't finish in class today, please use the weekend to finish your essay.  It's due Monday!   

Homework  (1.) 30 minutes of silent reading at home.  Make sure to record your reading on one of the digital reading logs available.  Our weekly Google Form reading log is here and the Google Spreadsheet READING LOG can be found here.  Deadline: I will be checking this week's reading log on Monday, April 7.  (2.) Deadline: THE ARGUMENT ESSAY is due (in your Language Arts name folder) Monday, April 7.