Language Objective: I will edit sensory and significant details my "Favorite Mistake" essay and make sure I show instead of tell in my narrative.
1. Bell Work: Read your Quarter 4 Book for 15 minutes.
2. Reading Journal: Free Write. Write for 5 minutes about anything that stands out to you in your reading. Cite textual evidence to support your claims.
3. Daily Dose of Grammar #4:
Which sentence is correct?
a. Its true that its and it's always get mistaken. It's is possessive, while its means "it is".
b. It's true that its and its always get mistaken. Its is possessive, while it's means "it is".
c. It's true that its and it's always get mistaken. Its is possessive, which it's means "it is".
4. Take 15 minutes to finish up any structural edits in your essay from last time. Make sure your expressive writing (what happened) is framed by your reflection (what you wish you had known before this happened and what you learned from it/how it affected you).
5. Highlight 3 important details in your essay.
6. Make sure to describe these important details in a unique, non-cliched way. Show instead of telling and try to use all of your five senses (sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch) in your description.
7. Peer-review your essay with a partner.
8. Use your peer-review comments to finish up edits and submit your final draft.
- Reading Journal and Daily Dose of Grammar
- Final draft of essay (including all structural and detail edits)