Monday, April 27, 2015

The Final Push

 Today's Learning Objectives  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular detailsIdentify textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says.  

Showcase Writer: Julian  So many of you have made such incredible progress with your writing and continue to get wonderful feedback readers all over the world. However, one student in particular just received a very special recognition for his 100 Word Challenge: Picture Challenge (Week 28) story. Our very own Julian, from Period 3, was singled out as a Showcase winning writer for his timeless story of love. As part of the Week 28 Showcase, his name and story have been published internationally, and he will receive a special showcase badge and certificate for his achievement. If you see Julian, give him major props for this very special honor! His original story and new showcase badge are featured below.

This Week's 100 Word Challenge This week's 100 Word Challenge is of the five word variety and is explained below. 

The document 100 Word Challenge: Five Words (Week 30) can be found in your Language Arts folders. Let's start writing! 

Analyzing Arguments: "Should Josh Become a YouTube Star?" Josh wants to start his own YouTube cooking series and become famous. His mom thinks he’s too young. Who makes the best argument? You decide. You can find the debate here. The assignment Analyzing Arguments - Scavenger Hunt can be found in your Language Arts folders.

Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and make a Digital Reading Log entry using the new 4th Quarter Reading Log, which has been placed in your Language Arts folder(2.) Continue working on your 100 Word Challenge: Five Words (Week 30) story, which we will publish Friday, May 1. (3.) Complete the  Analyzing Arguments - Scavenger Hunt assignment.