English 10: Week Three • Revising and Publishing our Reflective Essay English 10 DO NOW 8-18-14 • Take a half sheet handout with a sample body section of a reflective essay on it. • Underline the “Topic Sentence” (should be first sent. w/ smart goal) in each paragraph • Circle the transition sentence, phrase, or word(s) used. • ELITE: On the back, do you see an order or pattern to the transition words that start each paragraph? Success Today Means 8-18-14 • Students annotate sample body paragraphs showing they understand and can identify the parts of body paragraphs. • Students use remaining time revising and typing their body paragraphs. English 10 DO NOW 8-19-14 • Take the Induction Paragraphs Samples quarter sheet. • Answer these questions on the back for ONLY THE CIRCLED PARAGRAPH. • 1. Is there a quote/is it formatted correctly? • 2.Is there a thesis statement (both main goal and smart goals)? • 3. Are the goals SMART? • 4. What is good/bad about the sample? Dippy Zone 8-19 • Set a smart goal for today: • 1. Finish your essay for English 10 • 2. Finish your noredink assignment via edmodo Success Today Means 8-19-14 • Students critique introductions using their understanding of the elements of intros to assess and then recommend corrections. • Students will use their workshop skills to fix/revise/type their introductions. English 10 DO NOW 8-20-14 • Look at the 6 conclusion student examples and respond: • 1. Which, if any, mention all the main points and the big goal? (aka the thesis statement= thesis + main points) • 2. Which, if any, seem to circle back to the quote they used in the introduction? • 3. Which, if any, seem “underdeveloped”? (Need to write more • 4. What grammar mistakes do you notice? • 5. Which example do you think is the best conclusion? Why? Success Today Means 8-2 • Students will evaluate sample conclusion paragraphs based on their knowledge of conclusion paragraph elements. • Students will apply their understanding to fix/revise/type their conclusions. English 10 DO NOW 8-21 • What does “MLA” stand for? (guess if necessary) • What does “formatting” your paper mean? • Do you know how a paper should be formatted using MLA? If so, what are some of the requirements? ****ONE TIME INFO**** • Edmodo has a library. I have a folder for you in there “Reflective Essay.” It has step by step directions to format Word. It has all the handouts from class this week. It has an MLA template file if you want to use that. It has the RUBRIC and the MLA RUBRIC if you want to check your work. Success Today Means 8-21-14 • Students will apply their understanding of MLA format (and the MLA checklist) to critique several examples. • Students will apply their clarified understanding of MLA to properly format their own papers. • Success means a MLA formatted essay. English 10 DO NOW 8-22-14 • Gather your Week 3 Do Nows, write your name and PERIOD on each page. Each Do Now should be labeled “Do Now” and be dated. • Get up only once to staple if necessary, go to the dentist, and turn in Do Nows to US MAIL BOX Success Today Means 8-22 • Students publish their reflective essay to Edmodo. • Edmodo Wall posts or personal messages to me are not successs. • Essay must be “Turned In” to the “Assignment” on edmodo. I will show you this ONCE today.