Thursday, April 3, 2014

Write an Argument Essay: Closing Time


Warm Up: NoRedInk Apostrophe Practice  Good morning!  Let's continue our apostrophe practice at NoRedInk.  Log in and locate the 'Apostrophes # 3' assignment.  Remember to fix your mistakes in order to receive full credit.  What you don't complete in class becomes homework.  You will have an Apostrophe quiz tomorrow.  Are you prepared?  

Write an Argument Essay: The Conclusion Paragraph  It's finally time to put your Argument Essay to bed and write the conclusion paragraph.  This is your opportunity to make your case one last time, reminding readers of your main points while making a strong final impression.  You want to finish with a strong sentence.  Looking for an idea? Try referring to your hook, finding a quote, or inspiring your readers.  You can also find some argument essay conclusion examples here.  If you would like to meet with me today, sign up and make an appointment.   

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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  (2.) Complete your NoRedInk 'Apostrophe' assignment.  You will have an 'Apostrophe' quiz in class tomorrow.  Please make sure your are prepared.  (3.) Deadline:  All assignments related to the Argument Essay (except the essay itself) are due tomorrow, Friday, April 4. Make sure they are in your name folder within your Language Arts folder.  You can find a list of the assignments due here. The Argument essay itself will be due on Monday, April 7.