Archive | October 2013

10/28 – 11/1

Monday – Worked on revising Survival Rough Drafts

Tuesday – Lead Sentences, “Beat the Author” Game, write 5 different lead sentences for your narrative

Wednesday – Dialogue, Add 5 examples of dialogue to your narrative

Thursday – Narrative checklist, Editing/Revisions

Friday – Finish Checklist. Complete all editing and revisions for Monday.

10/21 – 10/25

Monday – Sensory details introduction, Gross food competition! *All late work due today!

Tuesday – Sensory Details “Show, Don’t Tell” writing technique

Wednesday – Use your plot diagram from Friday to create a Rough Draft

Thursday – Finish writing your rough draft

Friday – Teen Titans Mixed-Up Book Cartoon Episode, Paragraph Writing, Transition Words, No homework!

*Grades close today. Report cards for the first nine weeks will be sent home next week.*

10/14 – 10/18

Monday – Plot/Characteristic Chart using Hatchet

Tuesday – Introduction to Point of View, no HW

Wednesday – Point of View Stories with Flotsam

Thursday – Point of View in Hatchet

Friday – Plot diagram – Prewriting for Narrative

10/7 – 10/11

Monday – Finished Hatchet Movie

Tuesday – Characterization, Character Sketch

Wednesday – How does setting and character traits affect a story. Rewriting an excerpt from Hatchet with a different setting and different character traits.

Thursday – Pixar Short Films using the Plot Diagram

Friday – Pixar Short Films using the Plot Diagram