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Posted: November 28, 2013

We have started a new writing unit on argument and persuasion.   We did a pretest demand writing piece on manners, and then looked a a mentor text piece on the same topic. Romorrow we will be doing a reading comprehension practice quiz as well as looking at another argument mentor piece. Next week, we will start writing our own argument pieces.

Posted: November 19, 2013

Posted: November 19, 2013

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Wed, Nov 20/13 8:00 pm
Immunization during English class.  All consent forms are due.

Posted: November 19, 2013

Remembrance Day Contest assignment due Monday, November 25th.

Posted: November 7, 2013

Good copy of extended narrative due tomorrow.  Be sure to follow the format for formal writing.

Posted: November 4, 2013

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Thu, Nov 7/13 8:00 pm

Posted: November 4, 2013

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Tue, Nov 5/13 8:00 pm

Posted: November 4, 2013

Combining sentences sheet due tomorrow.   Good copies of extended narrative due Friday.   Take Your Child to Work Day- Wednesday, November 6

Posted: October 21, 2013

Today we looked at different style of leads with mentor texts.  We also practiced creating some as a group.   Homework:  Have 2 snapshots completed for tomorrow from the place extended narrative.   Upcoming this week:  1.  Drafts for extended narrative to be passed in on Thursday. 2.  Practice close reading of "Eleven" to be given tomorrow and handed in on Wednesday.  Worth marks 3.  Close reading test:  Read like a Writer- Modeled after the "Eleven" close reading. 4.  Good copies of extended narratives due next Thursday.  

Posted: October 15, 2013

Finish storyboards for both "14 Black Birch Lane" and own extended personal narratives.

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