ELAGSE11-12W7: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
ELAGSE11-12W8: Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and over reliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
ELAGSE11-12W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Monday: Writer's workshop--self editing rough drafts
Tuesday: Writer's workshop--peer editing rough drafts
Wednesday: Junior meeting in the FA Cafeteria with counselors
Finalizing works cited pages & writing conferences for final drafts
Thursday: Final peer editing
Friday: Research paper DUE: research envelope assembly ceremony :)
Gatsby discussion and analysis