The Boys in the Boat
Check What-How-Why Prewriting
Review recommended essay format.
Create Working Thesis
Organization-Student adheres to and includes basic paragraph requirements, such as, topic sentence, contextual information for evidence, integrated evidence (direct quotations with in-text citations, some paraphrasing),. Paragraph is cohesive: uses transitions to clarify relationships between ideas.
Development/Language-Student develops ideas with a progression of ideas/analysis toward a clear conclusion. All evidence is appropriate and thoroughly explained; (if necessary, please refer to T.A.C formula). Strong topic/focus is followed up by thoughtful conclusion.
Students employ precise vocabulary and varied syntax while supporting their focus.
Grammar/Mechanics-Students type their paragraphs in accordance with MLA format requirement. Students adhere to conventions of written English.
MLA; Include Works Citation, even if one entry.
Review Paraphrase versus Summary versus Analysis
LINK: Model Essay Paragraph Sample
-in-text quotations, embedding punctuation
HW Bring Drafts for peer editing Thursday;
AND, more importantly, Upload Essay to turnitin.com by Thursday evening.
AND, bring McGraw Hill Reader for FRIDAY
Peer Edit Checklist
GoW Intercalary Chapter
-apply to Boys
READING JOURNAL #4: Note stylistic elements of Steinbeck's chapter;
HW BRING Sources for Research Assignment
Read Steinbeck's "Americans and the Land"
-Add to Reading Journal #4: SOAPSTone
-Add questions on pp671: Comp #1,2; Rhet. #1,2,6; Write #1 (1-3 Paragraphs)
Possible History lesson) 1936 Olympics
Introduce Research Assignment: Due Date Oct 2nd
HW Complete Annotated Bibliography for Thursday, Sept 24th for credit.
FALLACY and ARGUMENT
-AP ESSAY: ARGUMENT practice and timed writing