TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
Notes on writing the synthesis essay
-the rubric and prompt
-making sure you understand the prompt
--is a source for or against; determine and demarcate
-what it means to engage in the conversation
Rules (see handout)
--no 2nd person
--state relationship between sources
-what does it mean to 'qualify'
-norm on rubric
HW Additional Tips; Read Marilyn Elkins and annotate
THURSDAY & FRIDAY
Whole period seminar
Inside and Outside circles will speak to the issue of flag burning and the first amendment. Evidence for arguments should come from your packet. Any outside evidence will have to be cited.
HW Make sure you have completed Journal #11, use the independent reading format for your independent reading book. And, don't forget to sign up for IN THe NEws presentations.
Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville