Friday, March 18, 2016

Happy Friday!

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100 Word Challenge: Finishing Touches and Publishing Happy Friday! It's just about time to publish this week's 100 Word Challenge. Please look over your 100 Word Challenge: ... when the connection broke ... story carefully. Does your story flow naturally from beginning to end? Did you skillfully integrate the phrase '... when the connection broke ...'? Did you use descriptive words and sensory details? Did you carefully review your spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar? Did you make sure your verb tenses are consistent and that you have employed correct and varied sentence structures? Please make sure your piece of writing is good as it can be.

Next, it's publishing time! Copy your story from your Google Doc and then login to Kidblog. Make a new post. Give your story an appropriate title. Paste your story. Color or bold the five words from this week's prompt. Consider adding a picture. Finally, click 'Publish' and copy the link to your published story.

Now it's time to share your story with the 100 Word Challenge. In order to login, I will provide you a working Username and Password. Next, fill out the form similar to the one below, making sure to include the link to your Kidblog story. Click 'Submit' when you're done. Congratulations! You are now an internationally published writer!  

Write an Argument Essay: Finding Evidence
Today you are going to continue to use the document Evidence for My Argument Essay, located in your Language Arts Google Classroom, to keep track of the evidence you may want to use in your Argument Essay, while also citing your sources. Continue your research independently. Below you will find various links to sources both for and against kids playing football, in addition to the those provided yesterday. Examine the various sources, find evidence that you think will strengthen your argument, and list the source and evidence on your document. You may also want to include a few perspectives that are opposed to your argument, which you may end up refuting in your argument essay. 

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