--Underneath each of the headings on the front board, jot down what you know based on the writing that we have done throughout this school year. You will write a well-developed paragraph in class today--what should you make sure to do?
*See Mr. Martin if you would like your Cumulative Writing Portfolio--materials exist within the portfolio that will help you effectively complete this Jump Off task*
S. the C.
--go over J.O.
Transition -- pick up the assignment sheet from the front table
On-Demand Writing -- Chapter 4--Close Reading Paragraph
--write a well-developed paragraph as directed (prewriting, writing, revising, and rewriting, bearing in mind MDOLC notes from the Jump Off and the model)
Transition -- paragraph in/circle formed for discussion
Discussion (time permitting) -- Dragonsong Chapter 4
--engage in discussion, making sure to hit as many of the important topics as we can
--Mr. Martin takes notes on the front board under the appropriate topic headings
--don't settle for anything less than your best effort at complete notes for each of the topics
--Actively read Chapter 5 of Dragonsong via the Post-it Note Strategy.
--YOU MUST BRING YOUR DRAGONSONG BOOK TO CLASS EVERY DAY BETWEEN NOW AND THE END OF THE DRAGONSONG UNIT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR BOOK, EXPECT CONSEQUENCES FOR LACK OF PREPARATION.
--Enjoy the weekend--you only get so many of 'em.
- Return work and revisit SMART Goals.