This week we reflect on the writing process and what writers can do to make their product an effective tool for communicating complex ideas. We will continue with grammar studies, reviewing types of sentences, types of writing, and compounds (subjects, verbs and objects.) We also continue our literary study of Out of My Mind, with analysis of basic literary elements.
DAY 1: Reflective discussion on the writing process. Peer review and group analysis.
You will also write a reflective prompt on our new Edmodo blog.
NOTE:you will need to follow this link EDMODO to join.
Understanding the value of banning words from your writing (and speech!)
Review types of sentences, types of writing
Day 2: "A" Day
Daily Gram 2
EG p. 15 (compounds)
Literary Elements table/chart
Journal Entry online
THIS ASSIGNMENT IS ON EDMODO. Follow the link above if you have not already done so!
Day 3: "A" Day
Unit 3 vocabulary and roots test ALL BLOCKS
Day 1 DUE ON DAY 2: study vocab and roots
EG. p. 215
Find an example of each type of writing, identify the qualities
Day 2 DUE ON DAY 3: study vocab and roots
EG complete pp. 16, 17, 18 (we will begin these in class)
KEEP UP TO DATE ON READING OUT OF MY MIND!