Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vocabulary Study and Arugment Essay Writing


 Today's Learning Objectives  * Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown words. * Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 


Flocabulary Vocabulary Today we are going to continue to study this week's Flocabulary vocabulary words:

 
anguish / boisterous / capacity / commentary / continuous / cumulative / erupt / factor / inept / intimidate / marvel / maximum / painstaking / restrain / unanimous

After watching the video once more, you'll work on a new set of activities in Vocabulary - Unit 1 (Bottom of the Ninth) - Pick the Winner & Understanding What You Read, which can be found in your Language Arts Google Classroom.

Write an Argument Essay  It's time to start wrapping up your work on your Argument Essay. Each of you should be nearing the end of writing your body paragraph(s) and be ready to start your conclusion paragraph. If you would like to meet with me today, sign up and make an appointment. Remember that your complete Argument Essay will be due this Friday, April 22

Homework  (1.) 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 one entry by the end of the day Friday.) (2.) Complete your Vocabulary - Unit 1 (Bottom of the Ninth) - Pick the Winner & Understanding What You Read and Vocabulary - Unit 1 (Bottom of the Ninth) - Fix the Mistake assignments, both of which will be due Friday, April 22. (3.) Continue working on your Argument Essay, which will also be due Friday, April 22.