Planning Your Week
T 9/4: Bring 3 printed articles (2 for and one against) with CRAAP Test and completed Idea and Argument Evaluator for both articles (finish the work you started in the lab Thursday and Friday). Complete the No Red Ink (NRI) Verbals and Embedded Quotations Diagnostic by 11:59 p.m.
Th 9/6: No Red Ink embedded quotations and verbals practice due at 11:59 p.m.
S 9/9: Submit argument paper to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.
Monday, September 3 Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday, September 4
Opener: Review types of evidence In Obama’s speech; consider the counterargument.
HOMEWORK: Complete the No Red Ink (NRI) Verbals and Embedded Quotations Diagnostic by 11:59 p.m.; continue ZINC!
Wednesday, September 4
Opener: Review kinds of evidence in arguments
Work Session: Writer's workshop; draft argument essays, complete checklist of required elements from rubric.
Closer: status of the class
HOMEWORK: Complete No Red Ink verbals and embedding quotations practice by Thursday night; continue ZINC!
Thursday, September 6
Opener: SB: Read the excerpt from Always Running and the poem “‘Race’ Politics”
HOMEWORK: Complete No Red Ink verbals and embedding quotations practice by 11:59 p.m. tonight night; polish argument paper and submit to Turnitin.com by Sunday evening; continue ZINC!
Friday, September 7
Opener: Review rubric requirements for the argument paper.
HOMEWORK: Polish argument paper and submit to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m. Sunday evening; continue ZINC!
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.