3/29 Wednesday

Guiding Questions: 
What makes an effective research paper?

Whole Group: Students will learn what makes an effective essay by reading and annotating an example with at least 80% accuracy. 

Collaborative: Students will use knowledge gained through reading an example paper by providing feedback for a fellow student's paper with at least 80% accuracy. 

W.8.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 8 here.)
ELD A.1 - Exchange information and ideas with others

Do Now (Voice Level 1) 5 Minutes: 
Rewrite today's objective on your tracker. 

Whole Group (Voice Level .5) 15 Minutes: 
- Read example research paper collaboratively and annotate following Ms. Cobb's instructions. 

Collaborative (Voice Level .5-1) 20 Minutes: 
If you did not complete at least four paragraphs of your rough draft then you need to use this time to complete it! Once you are done, use the peer editing sheet to evaluate your own paper.
Step 1: Open up google docs and open your rough draft. Go ahead and switch/exhange laptops or ipads with your elbow partner so that they can read your rough draft. 

Step 2: Use the peer editing sheet to evaluate their essay and provide feedback. 

Step 3: Start your final draft in Google Classroom! 

Early Finishers: Read news articles on CNN or NewsELA, play Free Rice, watch this video. 

Exit Ticket (Voice Level .5 - 1) 2 minutes: 
Make sure you've completed your objective tracker, including adding + or - sign on your calendar.
Think - Pair - Share Exit Ticket: What are two things you need to improve in your paper before Thursday/Friday?
Final drafts are due Thursday/Friday! Make sure to take the feedback you received today and apply it! 

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