--Take out your carefully completed homework ("Comma Splice Fix-up Practice").
S. the C.
--address the "Essential Questions" written up on the front board:
- What is a comma splice?
- How do "editors" find comma splices?
- How do "editors" fix comma splices?
- What is the link between the splice "fix-up" methods and "Language Use"?
--assessment directions read aloud/tips given
Transition -- pick up the assessment materials from the front table row-by-row
Assessment -- Midterm Paragraph Response--Controlling Idea
--complete the assessment as directed--take your time with the writing piece (NAIL it!)
--When you finish, turn in your assessment by placing it on the front table. Then, put your head down on your desk and relax (unless you have some work to do for another class--ask Mr. Martin for a locker pass if you need one)!
Brain Break/Sharpening the Saw -- Mum Ball
--Good luck on your midterm exams--see you next week (maybe)!