Before the festivities begin, though, there are a few things that we need to accomplish. It's going to be important to keep up our momentum. The plan is to get everything done so that we can relax and enjoy our week off!
ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF
BOOK PROJECTS WILL BE DUE ON
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH.
REMEMBER, THIS IS AN INDEPENDENT ACTIVITY MEANT TO BE DONE AT HOME. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD.
Monday: Pages 93-94
Tuesday: Pages 95-96
Thursday: Pages 97-98
Friday: To be used as additional Language Arts time (edit with a classmate)
Persuasive Essay (Grade 5)
Argumentative Essay (Grade 6)
Monday: Begin Reason 2 with Details (Grade 5) / Evidence & Possible Counter-Argument (Grade 6)
Tuesday: Turn & Talk. How effective was this reason? Adjust as needed. Begin third and last Reason with Details (Grade 5) / Evidence & Possible Counter-Argument (Grade 6)
Wednesday: Turn & Talk with a different classmate. How effective was this reason? Adjust as needed. Now, review all three reasons you've provided. Do they present a clear and logical persuasion/argument? Are you convincing? Did you make all the changes necessary? Use today to polish up this part of your paper. I'll collect a copy tomorrow.
Thursday: Clincher time. This is the "So what?" part of your persuasion/argument. Think carefully about how you want to leave it. Type this along with all the other sections of your Persuasion/Argument. Due tomorrow.
Friday: Edit with a classmate. Staple editor's comments to your draft. Make final revisions/corrections and turn in.
Monday, Grade 5: Postcards from Balboa & Magellan
Tuesday, Grade 6: Postcards from Balboa & Magellan
Wednesday, Grade 5: Search for the Northwest Passage
Thursday, Grade 6: Search for the Northwest Passage
Friday: All assignments for this week need to be turned in today!
Have a wonderful holiday, everybody. Be safe!
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