Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Day 63 (11/2): TTTC & The Common App Essay



Warm Up:
Discussion, TTTC, Ch. 1

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events
using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
ELAGSE11-12W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.(Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in Standards 1–3 above.)
ELAGSE11-12W5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do I develop an effective personal narrative?
Agenda:
  • Write Common App Essay Draft
    • 250-650 Words
    • MLA Format
    • Be specific & concrete: Paint a picture of a moment in time
    • Link your personal experience to broad themes/lessons
    • Submit completed draft to Google Classroom
  • Begin Peer Review
    • I will assign you a partner
    • Follow instructions on Handout
Homework:

  • Continue work on Digital Portfolio
  • Finish and Submit Common App Essay Draft (Due before class tomorrow!)
  • Continue Reading TTTC, Ch. 2-4 (Quiz Tomorrow)
  • USATestPrep Milestone Practice #1 (Due 11/9)

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