Today we learned about the Schaffer writing method.
Then we drafted our outline for our paper using the Schaffer method.
See the attachments below.
Today we went to the computer lab to find, print, and annotate 3 valuable sources of information about your expository essay topic.
Today we finished our last poem, organized all of the poems, shared some for extra credit, and handed them in.
Then we started our expository writing unit. We learned about types of expository writing and picked a topic about transportation.
The rest of the time, we researched our topic on the laptops in class.
Today we used our 3 stolen words from others' poetry and put them into our 'last poem' of the poetry unit.
Then we shared them in groups.
We finished our dialogue poem and handed it in.
Then we wrote 'short and sweet', 'I like your style', and 'final thought' poems.
We ended by stealing 3 words from other people's poems to put into our last poem.