Core 1+4:

  1. Write-On: How do you measure how good a piece of writing is?
    • Does it matter the type of writing?
    • Is this piece of writing different than others?
  2. Assess your ocean question writing piece according to the Cresthill Writing Rubric.
  3. Turn-in your ocean question writing piece.
  4. Discuss expectations sheet.
    • Final questions about the year.
    • Presentation to parents.
  5. Extensions:
    • Get the expectations sheet signed by a parent or guardian by back to school night.

Class Notes:

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Core 2+3:

  1. Write-on: What does it say about you that you picked the location you did for your Location Vignette?
  2. Read your Location Vignette to at least two people and ask them what they believe the location you are describing is.
    • Volunteer to read your piece if you both people realized exactly where you were.
    • Read your post slowly into the iPod.
      • Three volunteers to draw your piece on the boards (smart and non-).
  3. Vote on best picture and most descriptive vignette.
  4. Extension:
    • Bring in one thing that represents you tomorrow.

Class notes:

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