DISCUSSION DAY! Please take out your English notebook, your copy of the book, and write down today’s learning target Learning target: Construct argumentative paragraph 4/23/14 “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Agenda 4/23/14 Bellwork Discussion Homework: Bring in all your project extras (including interview questions) to be checked in class on Friday, April 25th (work day in Lab 200 on Thursday) Bellwork 4/23/14 What was important or meaningful about Holden’s visit with Phoebe? Paragraph Write one paragraph answering the question, “What, if anything, is wrong with Holden?” Support your paragraph with multiple pieces of evidence (at least one direct quote with page number) Paragraph structure help: Claim: The sentence stating your overall argument to address the question being asked Context: Setting up your quote, saying what’s happened before it Concrete Detail: A quote or a specific action/event explained in detail Commentary: Explain the quote’s meaning or purpose, and analyze how it supports your claim Discussion Write a question or observation about these last chapters on an index card If your paper is a redo Read over the rubric comments from RD #2, and look over your comments on the final draft. Did you address all of those concerns between drafts? (I wrote very few notes on actual final draft, because I wrote A TON on the RD#2) Know what to do to fix the last issues? Do it! Get it back to me ASAP. Don’t know how to address the issues? Talk to me to make an appointment to chat one on one about your paper.