Menu: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
1. Read: 10 mins
2. Quick write: Helen Keller excerpt from The Story of My Life : Write down how Helen Keller uses the "show don't tell" in her memory of meeting her teacher. What words or images stand out in your mind. (10 mins)
3. Work with a partner and share your 2 paragraphs that were completed for homework. Allow your partner to offer suggestions where "showing" and not "telling" will go a long way in creating a better piece of writing.
Homework: 1.) "I Am From" due Friday
3.) Draft paragraphs of snapshot moment with revisions done. (I am checking)