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Third Quarter

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7 Write Lessons

Third Quarter

 



First Quarter Lessons

Second Quarter

 

 

 


March

 

3/04-3/11

Projects:

Expository and Persuasive Writing

Revision Practice

Circle of Empowerment: Education, Language, Culture, Tradition. and the importance of pursuing an education for American Indian and Alaska Native students

 

Expository Essay Practice: Analyze response, pre-write, and revise:

Imagine you are going to put one or two special possessions in a storage box for your future grandchildren to show them what you are like and/or what you enjoy doing.  Write a multiple-paragraph essay for your teacher explaining what you would choose to put in the box and why.

 

Persuasive Prompt:

Some seventh graders attend schools where their teachers do not accept late homework.  Your principal is thinking of making this a rule at your school.  Take a position on this rule.  Write a multiple-paragraph letter to your principal to persuade him or her to support your position.

 

3/04 WASL: Compare essay to WASL models; revise own

 

3/05 WASL: Compare essay to WASL models; revise own

 

3/06 WASL: Compare essay to WASL models; revise own

Essay: What would it be like to live in a drug-free community?

Review elaboration

 

3/07  WASL: Compare essay to WASL models; revise own

What would it be like to live in a drug-free community?

3/10 LID Day: No school

 

3/11 WASL: Compare essay to WASL models; revise own

 

 

 


February

 

2/12 - 2/21

 

Expository Essay Practice: Analyze response and prewrite

(Imagine you are going to put one or two special possessions in a storage box for your future grandchildren to show them what you are like and/or what you enjoy doing.  Write a multiple-paragraph essay for your teacher explaining what you would choose to put in the box and why.)

 

 

2/11  Project Work  with lessons; Entry (valentine similes); Add simile to paragraph from Friday; write 2nd paragraph -- elaborate with names, experience, example, explanation, elaboration, evidence (5Es); and on topic of prompt

 

2/12 Project Work  with lessons; Entry (lost valentines) -- paragraphs with elaboration; write 3rd paragraph -- elaborate with names, experience, example, explanation, elaboration, evidence

 

2/13 Project Work  with lessons; Entry -- names--elaborate reasons; Revision Tips and revise drafts (tips -- 1,2,3)

 

2/14 Project Work  with lessons; Letter writing to family  Tips 4,5,6

 

2/15 Project Work  with lessons; How to -- Introductions; add introduction to essay

 

2/20 Project Work  with lessons; Entry (John Glenn -- elaborate again)  Conclusions; Add conclusion to essay

 

2/21 Project Work  with lessons; Conclusions - continued

 

 

2/4 - 2/11

Projects:

Historical Food Interview Essay

Write up friend’s interview

Write up friend/relative interview

Interview project reflection

Eagle Poems

 

 

2/4 2/5 2/6

Poetry prewrite, revise, peer conferences, revise, publish

 

2/4 Eagle Six-Pack Poetic Strategy

ordinary to Poetic language; review dead verb elimination

 

2/4 and 2/5 revise/peer and teacher conferences with peer reflection sheet

 

2/6 Teacher conferences and Final drafts and sharing

 

2/7  Expository Essay Practice: Analyze response and prewrite

(Imagine you are going to put one or two special possessions in a storage box for your future grandchildren to show them what you are like and/or what you enjoy doing.  Write a multiple-paragraph essay for your teacher explaining what you would choose to put in the box and why.)

 

2/8   Expository Essay Practice: Draft from prewrite 1st paragraph

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Ideas and Voice

Lesson I-1 Authority List

Lesson I-4 Dig up buried stories

 

Projects:

Historical Food Interview Essay

Write up friend’s interview

Write up friend/relative interview

Interview project reflection

Eagle Poems

 

Expository Essay Practice: Analyze response and prewrite

(Imagine you are going to put one or two special possessions in a storage box for your future grandchildren to show them what you are like and/or what you enjoy doing.  Write a multiple-paragraph essay for your teacher explaining what you would choose to put in the box and why.)

 

 

2/11  Project Work  with lessons; Entry (valentine similes); Add simile to paragraph from Friday; write 2nd paragraph -- elaborate with names, experience, example, explanation, elaboration, evidence (5Es); and on topic of prompt

 

2/12 Project Work  with lessons; Entry (lost valentines) -- paragraphs with elaboration; write 3rd paragraph -- elaborate with names, experience, example, explanation, elaboration, evidence

 

2/13 Project Work  with lessons; Entry -- names--elaborate reasons; Revision Tips and revise drafts (tips -- 1,2,3)

 

2/14 Project Work  with lessons; Letter writing to family  Tips 4,5,6

 

2/15 Project Work  with lessons; How to -- Introductions; add introduction to essay

 

2/20 Project Work  with lessons; Entry (John Glenn -- elaborate again)  Conclusions; Add conclusion to essay

Projects:

Expository and Persuasive Writing

Revision Practice

 

Expository Essay Practice: Analyze response, pre-write, and revise:

Imagine you are going to put one or two special possessions in a storage box for your future grandchildren to show them what you are like and/or what you enjoy doing.  Write a multiple-paragraph essay for your teacher explaining what you would choose to put in the box and why.

 

 

2/20 Project Work  with lessons; Entry (John Glenn -- elaborate again) 

Lesson I-17 Anchoring the General with Support -- asking questions

 

2/21 Project Work  with lessons;

 

Lesson D-15 Voice: Finding a Theme --check in Introduction - continued

 

2/22 Entry: George Washington

Project work/  Review Pet revision and discuss

Intro and Conclusions

 

2/25 Entry -- Power Writing

Intro and Conclusions

 

2/26 Entry -- Quiet Day Writing

Intro and Conclusions; individual conferences

 

2/27 Humble Writing; Writing essays; review elaboration; conferences

 

2/28 Compare essay to WASL models;

 

2/29 Essay writing; conferences; reward; writing contest information

 

3/03 Spelling: Affixes

 


 

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