- Return thesis statements.
- Model introductions; students hand-write introductions for the research paper.
Tuesday - Writing Notebook Entry: "Write about a time when you tried to help, but ended up making things worse."
- Go to Writing Lab and begin rough drafts of research papers.
Wednesday - Writing Notebook Entry: "To what extent do parents have the right to 'spy' or check up on their children? What circumstances might allow or prevent this?"
- Vocab Unit 8, Exercise 1
- Intro to The Alchemist
Thursday - Writing Notebook Entry: "No entry today."
- Continue work on rough drafts in the media center
Friday - Writing Notebook Entry: "Friday Freewrite!"
- Vocab Exercises
- Discuss themes and symbols within The Alchemist