10.30.07

Core 1:

  1. Discuss-on: What makes a conclusion a good one?
  2. Check out some good feedback about revision.
  3. Continue working on your essay, perfecting it into a form that you would want to turn in.
    • If you finish, get a couple of people to read it and comment.
    • Comment on other students’ essays.
    • Look for revisions to make your piece more persuasive
    • Edit using one of the following checklists if you like:
  4. If and when you finish working on your essay, you can start/continue your Academy Authentic work.
  5. Extension:
    • Make sure that your essay is ready to turn in by Thursday morning.

Core 2:

  1. Write-on: What is creative non-fiction?
  2. From within your niche (or not), finish work on your next Academy Authentic (due Friday).
    • Share with others on docs to receive comments (or receive comments on your blog)
    • Revise to the point that you would be proud to turn it in.
  3. Finish work on your chapter three Oppression piece. (You can use it for your Academy Authentic if you wish.)
  4. Extension:
    • Finish reading Chapter 3 and write your Oppression piece which was outlined in yesterday’s agenda.

Core 3:

  1. Write-on: What is creative non-fiction?
  2. From within your niche (or not), finish work on your next Academy Authentic (due Friday).
    • Share with others on docs to receive comments (or receive comments on your blog)
    • Revise to the point that you would be proud to turn it in.
  3. Extension (or in class after blogging):
    • Finish Act II and your scale(s) for tomorrow.

Core 4:

  1. Act-on: Grab a laptop.
    • Go onto morguefile.com and grab an image url for an image that
      represents your thesis. Start by searching for things to do with your
      book.
    • Put that image at the top of your essay for inspiration.
  2. Work on writing your essay in any order you like. Please ask neighbors and Mr. Wilkoff for help if you need it.
    • Introduce your thesis.
    • State your thesis.
  3. If you finish early, publish it and have others comment on it. You can also continue working on your Academy Authentic.
  4. How can you use another author’s words to prove your point?
    • What are the attributes of a good quotation?
    • How do you plug that quotation into a persuasive paper?
    • How do you use those words to weave your own theories and ideas?
  5. Extensions:
    • Refine your Introduction so that it in only introduces what is essential.
    • Write down 3 quotations that would help to prove your thesis.

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