How can current events impact an author's writing?
◊ Students will be able to analyze a complex text to determine how fear manipulates human behavior.
◊ Students will be able to identify and use correct grammar (a variety of what we have learned so far).
◊ Students will be able to find meanings of the vocabulary words in context.
◊ Students will be able to find the main idea and the central idea in a complex text.
◊ Students will be able to analyze how an author's choice to create mystery, tension, or surprise.
◊ Students will be able to deconstruct, revise, and rewrite essays.
Topics of Study
◊ Perception vs Reality; Identity; Values; Fear/Phobias, What is Success?
◊ ACT April 2, 2019.
◊ 70% Argumentative writing assessment
Agenda for Week
◊ Monday - Review standards for MAAP test; discuss and breakdown different types of essays; review the different parts of the essay; end of the year project.
◊ Tuesday - Review standards for MAAP test; CommonLit to breakdown standards; end of the year project.
◊ Wednesday - Review standards for MAAP test; end of the year project
◊ Thursday - Edulastic to review standards for MAAP test; small group breakdown of different essays.
◊ Friday - Good Friday. Holiday.
◊ My tutoring days are Monday afternoon from 3:35 to 4:30. Other arrangements may be made by contacting me via email. firstname.lastname@example.org