Day #35: Tuesday

Welp… It’s official. Change is upon us.
Is this a good thing?
Bad thing? Can we guess? 
Meet the new PRIME MINISTER.
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PERIOD 1:
Bell work will be a Mystery Skype with……………. I am not telling!
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I can use proper questions to communicate an idea.
I can communicate through questioning.
I will understand, value, and care for others.
I will construct knowledge related to various literacies
I can explore and interpret the world using various literacies.
I can express understanding and communicate meaning using various literacies.
I can engage in communitarian thinking and dialogue.
I can think and learn contextually, creatively and critically.

PERIOD 1/2: Essay work… Powerpoint and work time

Content Writing

BEGINNING
_______ engaging hook (first sentence of first paragraph)
_______ is the hook ‘general’ and open ended so that it appeals to most readers
_______ is the hook written in formal English
_______ does the hook have the same general theme of the rest of the essay and thesis
_______ is your beginning paragraph 5 sentences or more
_______ is your thesis at the end of the of the first paragraph
_______ does your thesis make sense and is it written in formal English
_______ does your thesis introduce all three body paragraphs
_______ does the essay maintain third person point of view throughout intro paragraph
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire intro paragraph
BODY PARAGRAPHS
_______ is your first sentence of all three paragraphs general, engaging
_______ does every paragraph go directly back to the thesis/main point of your essay
_______ are all opinions backed up with specific examples that are detailed in description
_______ do you have a minimum of 6 sentences per body paragraph
_______ do you have a transition sentence after ALL body paragraphs (wrap up)
_______ do you address an opposing idea/view in one or all of the body paragraphs
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire body of this essay
CONCLUDING PARAGRAPH
_______ do you start your concluding paragraph in a more specific manner
_______ is thesis restated (using other words) somewhere in the middle of this paragraph
_______ is the final thought compelling that inspires action
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire concluding paragraph

Style

_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire essay
_______ is formal language used throughout (are you sure)
_______ is third person point of view used and maintained

Control of Conventions

_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ are all sentences clear and correct
_______ do you have a variety of length in sentences
_______ have you checked over all your spelling
_______ have you checked over all your punctuation
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire essay

PERIOD 2:
Kahoot and then a Panem Wrap up!

PERIOD 4: Essay work… Powerpoint and work time

Content Writing

BEGINNING
_______ engaging hook (first sentence of first paragraph)
_______ is the hook ‘general’ and open ended so that it appeals to most readers
_______ is the hook written in formal English
_______ does the hook have the same general theme of the rest of the essay and thesis
_______ is your beginning paragraph 5 sentences or more
_______ is your thesis at the end of the of the first paragraph
_______ does your thesis make sense and is it written in formal English
_______ does your thesis introduce all three body paragraphs
_______ does the essay maintain third person point of view throughout intro paragraph
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire intro paragraph
BODY PARAGRAPHS
_______ is your first sentence of all three paragraphs general, engaging
_______ does every paragraph go directly back to the thesis/main point of your essay
_______ are all opinions backed up with specific examples that are detailed in description
_______ do you have a minimum of 6 sentences per body paragraph
_______ do you have a transition sentence after ALL body paragraphs (wrap up)
_______ do you address an opposing idea/view in one or all of the body paragraphs
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire body of this essay
CONCLUDING PARAGRAPH
_______ do you start your concluding paragraph in a more specific manner
_______ is thesis restated (using other words) somewhere in the middle of this paragraph
_______ is the final thought compelling that inspires action
_______ have you started any sentences with; And, So, Then, But or Because
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire concluding paragraph

Style

_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire essay
_______ is formal language used throughout (are you sure)
_______ is third person point of view used and maintained

Control of Conventions

_______ have you avoided all me’s, my’s, I’s in your opening paragraph
_______ are all sentences clear and correct
_______ do you have a variety of length in sentences
_______ have you checked over all your spelling
_______ have you checked over all your punctuation
_______ did you maintain the same verb tense throughout the entire essay

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