ELA 702: Updates
Updates in the 702 classroom!
As per our discussion about counter examples today, you can look at some of the notes we drafted during our brief review. I hope they help. Also, don’t forget to look on Goquest. I posted another example on the assignment and then ask you to create one of your own. If you complete the assignment in full, bonus points are to be gained!
ELA 702 & 8: Expository Writing Outline
a) Hook- A sentence or two to capture your reader’s interest
b) Introduction to topic and subtopics
c) Argument/ Claim- This is your thesis/topic [ie. Tourism in Macau]
II. Subtopic #1 [ie. Geography/ Demographic/Climate/ Transportation/ etc.]
a) Fact #1
b) Evidence #1
c) Fact #2
d) Evidence #2
e) Fact #3 (optional)- You should have an extra reason if your claims don’t strongly support your claims
f) Evidence #3… Continue reading
ELA 702 & 8 Extra Credit
Directions: Practice writing in cursive and revisit all the words that you learned this year in ELA. Please write all 250 words (up till this week’s 5/23-27) in cursive on a piece of paper and number the words. This is due by June 1, 2016.
Your words can be found here:
ELA 702 & 8: Final Independent Reading Project
Due: Friday, June 10th, 2016
For our final Independent Reading Project, we will be doing Literature circles. In groups of two (2) to three (3), you and your partner/ group members will read a book of your choice together and spend time in class discussing the work you read. Then, you will present your reading through an artistic project. The project should be done at home. You will have one period… Continue reading
ELA 702 & 8: Spring Break Assignment
Don’t let your spring break go to waste!
April Independent Reading Project
There will not be an Independent Reading Assignment due in April for the month of March. Instead we will be doing an Independent Reading Project in class. You may work alone or with a partner.
*This project will be due by April 22, 2016- the Friday before Spring break.
Sometimes, we read books that we love so much that we just want to stay in that book a little longer! This project will help you… Continue reading
ELA 702: Lyddie Argumentative Essay Prompt & Outline
Prompt: Should Lyddie sign the petition that Diana Goss is circulating? Support your position with evidence from the novel. Be sure to acknowledge competing views (counter argument), and refer only to information and events in the book, not what you know because you live in 2016.
*This essay should pertain to Lyddie in 1843 Lowell, Massachusetts.
a) Hook- A sentence or two to capture your reader’s interest… Continue reading
ELA 702 and 8
Parts of Speech Quiz
You will have a quiz on the 8 parts of speech on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
What you need to know: