--Turn in your actively read Article of the Week #11 along with your written response stapled on top by placing your work in the black basket on the front table.
--Engage in some last-minute vocabulary studying quietly and independently.
--When I direct you to do so, pick up the Unit #5 vocabulary assessment from the front table. Complete the quiz quietly and independently. Good luck!
--When you finish taking the vocabulary quiz, place your quiz in the black basket on the front table. While you are up at the front table, pick up a copy of the "MLA Format" document. Then, take a laptop from the cart and log yourself in. Finally, take out your essay introduction and outline so that you are "ready to rock with" the drafting process.
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Writing Workshop -- The Alchemist and The Old Man and the Sea Culminating Essay Assignment
--quick modeling of MLA Format (if necessary)
--set the parameters for work block
--as you work today, it would be in your best interest to check out the following link: http://www.fountainheadpress.com/signs/supportmaterials/AE_Martian%20Essay.pdf
--Continue progressing through writing your essay. Next class, bring a print out of your draft. The final version of your essay (your absolute best effort) is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, 1/20. Strive for mastery!
--One-pagers are due at the end of class on Tuesday, 1/20 for those students who have yet to complete one. We will use some class time on that Tuesday to complete one-pagers. Students who have already submitted a one-pager will engage in free reading during this time. ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.