094 Daily Schedule

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Jan 19-22

Wednesday

  • Go over syllabus
  • Freewriting about research writing – What is it?
  • Introduction to Writing Process (p. 1-2)

Friday

  • Introduction to writing theme (p. 167)
  • Freewriting about quotes pp 167-168
  • Introduce Open Reading (p. 3-6)

HWK: ORT1 1st article “The Deadly Noodle” (p. 169)

Jan 25-29

Monday

  • Pairs compare highlighting, discuss article (10 minutes)
  • Introduction to paraphrasing (p. 7-14)

HWK: Activity 1 p 12

Wednesday

  • Go over homework
  • Practice more paraphrasing using methods.

HWK: Read “If Poor Get Richer, Does World See Progress?” using ORT #2

Friday

  • Without looking back, freewrite what you remember from the reading. Discuss as paraphrase.
  • Introduce Grammar Toolbox Method using worksheet

HWK: Paraphrasing Assignment with “The Deadly Noodle” (BYP, p. 14) (Graded Assignment)

Feb 1-5

Monday

  • Responding to writing (p. 15-20)

HWK: Written response to Act 1 p 19 (Posted)

Wednesday

  • Class discussion of the two articles we have read so far. (A3)

HWK: Response to “If Poor Get Richer, Does World See Progress?” (BYP p. 20) (Graded Assignment)

Friday

  • Summarizing an article (p. 21-32)

HWK: Read “ The Pew Global Attitudes Project” using ORT #3

Feb 8-12

Monday

  • Continue with Summarizing (p.21-32)
  • Pair work on summaries (A2 TDN)

HWK: Summary/Response to “ The Pew Global Attitudes Project” (Graded Assignment)

Wednesday

  • Using a research question (p. 34-36)
  • Discuss possible research questions. Choose one.
  • Focused Reading (p. 37-40) (BYP p. 40 )

Friday

  • Note-taking (p. 40-43)
  • Do focused reading of the 3 articles we have already read. (25 minutes)
  • Discuss (Act 1 & 2 p 43)

HWK: Read p. 44-47. Brainstorm a list of words or phrases from your notes that might help you answer your research question. Post.

Feb 15-19

Monday

NO CLASS

Wednesday

  • Work in small groups to compare lists (Act 1 p45)
  • Using ORT #3, look for other articles that may have information related to your question.

HWK: Rough Outline for Guided Research Paper (BYP, p. 47)

Friday

  • Thesis statements (p. 48-55)

HWK: Thesis statement for Guided Research Paper (BYP, p. 60) Post. Each student must evaluate statements of at least 3 other students using the criteria on p 49.

Feb 22-26

Monday

  • Look at thesis statements (handout) for topic, focus and supporting point
  • Choosing effective evidence (p. 61-66)

HWK: Evidence list (BYP, p. 67)

Wednesday

  • Expanding Outline (p. 67-70)

HWK: Expanded outline with evidence (BYP, p. 71) (Graded Assignment)

Friday

  • Topic sentences (p. 72-76)

HWK: Write topic sentences for each paragraph (BYP, p. 77). Post. Comment.

Mar 1-5

Monday

  • Preparing evidence to use in paragraphs (p. 77-78)
  • Do “Paraphrasing Challenges” pp 79-85

HWK: Prepare evidence for 1 paragraph. (BYP, p. 79) Be sure to paraphrase. Indicate where it is from. Post. Comment.

Wednesday

  • Integrating evidence into paragraphs (p. 88-93)

HWK: Write one body paragraph (BYP, p. 94). Post. Comment.

Friday

  • In class writing

HWK: 1st Draft of Guided Research Paper (BYP, p. 96) Post. Send to me as an email attachment with a letter (p. 97) (Graded Assignment)

Mar 8-12

Monday

  • Peer Review (p. 97)

Wednesday

  • Teacher Conferences

Friday

  • Introductions and Conclusions (p. 98-106)

HWK: Revise your introduction and conclusion (BYP, p. 107) Post.

Mar 15-19

Monday

  • Peer feedback on intro and conclusion
  • Documentation –In-text citations (p. 116-122)

HWK: Revise paper for in-text citations

Wednesday

  • Writing the Reference Page

HWK: Document all evidence in Guided Research Paper (BYP 131). Post entire draft.

Friday

  • Peer Feedback on paper (pp. 132-133)

Mar 22-28

Spring Break

Mar 29-Ap2

Monday

  • Review any last minute questions about paper.
  • Introduction to theme for 2nd Guided Research Paper: Nonviolent Social Change
  • Freewriting on quotations and other topics

HWK: Final Draft Guided Research Assignment (BYP, 134) (Graded Assignment)

Wednesday

  • Use ORT 1 on “Primates – A Natural Heritage of Conflict Resolution” (p.183)
  • Discuss

HWK: Paraphrasing Assignment on “Primates…” (BYP, p. 14) (Graded Assignment)

Friday

  • Go over paraphrasing assignment.
  • In-class writing assignment

HWK: ORT 2 on “An Experiment in Love”

Apr 5-9

Monday

*Group discussion of reading
HWK: Response to “An Experiment…” (BYP, p. 20) (Graded Assignment)

Wednesday

NO CLASS

Friday

  • In class reading and discussion of “Liberation Without War”

HWK: Summary/Response to “Liberation…” (BYP, p. 33) (Graded Assignment)

Apr 12-16

Monday

  • Research question, focused reading and note taking

HWK: Select the conflict you will write about and post it along with an explanation of why you are interested in it.

Wednesday

  • Freewriting – KWL
  • Research

HWK: Brainstorm list of ideas for your paper

Friday

  • Rough Outline and Thesis Statement (BYP, p. 47 & 60) (Graded Assignment)

Apr 19-23

Monday

  • Peer Feedback on rough outline
  • Refine and expand outline

HWK: Expanded outline with evidence. Post

Wednesday

  • Peer Feedback on expanded outline

HWK: Expanded outline with evidence and topic sentences (Graded Assignment)

Friday

  • Documentation

HWK: Work on first draft of paper. Post

Apr 26-30

Monday

  • Peer Feedback on draft

HWK: 1st draft of second Guided Research Paper Due (Graded Assignment)

Wednesday

*Building cohesion (p. 108-115)
HWK: Revise paper for cohesion (BYP, p. 115)

Friday

  • Teacher Conferences

May 3-7

Monday

  • Work on 2nd draft

HWK: 2nd Draft of Guided Research Paper (Graded Assignment)

Wednesday

  • Peer Review (p. 131-133)

Friday

  • Teacher conferences as needed

May 14

Friday

  • Final paper Due at 9:00 am (Graded Assignment)

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