Writing 6 on Oct. 06, 2010   -   Meets from 12:45 PM to 1:47 PM

WSU Mentor Memoir

Public Information:

Draft and Revise mentor memoir for mentors and school board. 


Where do we get writing ideas?




Mentor Schedule








Library


Lesson Focus



Mentor Schedule








Library


Web Links
  • After draft, review revision tips and revise - What Else? / Revision Tips 2 Visit
  • Wiki drafting after prewrite - Coyote Winks Visit
Curriculum standards covered in this lesson:
  • G8W1.3 - Component 1.3: Revises to improve text. W -
  • G8W1.2 - Component 1.2: Produces draft(s). W -
  • G8W1 - W8 EALR 1: The student understands and uses a writing process. -
  • G8W3.1.1 - 3.1.1 Analyzes ideas, selects a manageable topic, and elaborates using specific, relevant details and/or examples. ·       Presents a central idea, theme, and manageable thesis while maintaining a consistent focus (e.g., “Commercials influence the spending habits of teenagers.”). ·       Selects specific details relevant to the topic to extend ideas or develop elaboration (e.g., quotations, data, reasons, multiple examples that build on each other). ·       Uses personal experiences, observations, and/or research to support opinions and ideas (e.g., relevant data to support conclusions in math, science, social studies; appropriate anecdotes to explain or persuade; information synthesized from a variety of sources to support an argument). ·       Develops convincing characters (e.g., using details of thoughts, actions, appearance, and speech) and convincing settings (e.g., through the character’s point of view or described during action) within a range of plots (e.g., suspense, flashback) in narratives. -