Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Day 53 (3/21): Writer's Workshop

Warm Up:
Intro to EOCT Multiple Choice Homework

  • Due Dates: 3/30, 4/13, 4/19
Explanation: Gatsby Questions HW

ELAGSE11-12W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
  • Introduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance of the claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that logically sequences claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
  • Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly,supplying the most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
  • Use words, phrases, and clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
  • Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
  • Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do authors develop effective arguments?

You have the period today to work on the following:
I will give you the last 15 minutes of class to seek partners/groups for your Gatsby Project.


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