Monday, August 31, 2015

Analyzing Character Traits and Paragraph Writing


"Eleven" Quiz  Show me what you know about the short story "Eleven," especially its central characters and their traits, by taking the online quiz here.

Analyzing Character Traits and Paragraph Writing  Today we will also examine the structure of a model paragraph and then write our own paragraphs analyzing the traits of one of the main characters from the short story "Eleven." The assignment Writer's Workout #1 can be found in your Language Arts Google Classroom.The assignment will count also towards your assessment grade and is due at the end of this week on Friday, September 4.   
Homework  (1.) In addition to the Writer's Workout #1, also make sure you complete and 'turn in' the assignments Character Traits in "Eleven" and Comparing Texts - Eleven/Who's the New Kid by this Friday, September 4. (2.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and, if you choose, make a reading log entry using the Digital Reading Log. (Remember you must have made at least two entries by the end of the week.)