LEQ: In what way do proofreading and editing help writers produce good writing?

Do Now!

On a piece of lined paper, create a Type 1 Format (there is an example on everyone’s table). Number your paper from 1-20.

Prompt: Choose three of the Writing Process Unit vocabulary words at your table and write a 8-10 line explanation of the words you have chosen. Underline the vocabulary words once you have used them.

Choose from: style, content, thesis statement, introduction, conclusion.

Time Limit: 7 minutes.

Type 1 Prompt:
Number your paper from 1-25, and create the John Collins format.

Prompt: Choose one of the three prompts on the back of Tupac’s “And 2morrow” poem. Circle your periods to make sure you have ten sentences.

Duration: 10 minutes.
Length: At least 10-15 lines.


Type 2 Prompt
Number your paper from 1-20 and create the John Collins format.
What will be different about your heading?

Prompt: List ten facts you have learned in Science, History, or Geometry so far this year.

Duration: 7 minutes.
Length: 10 lines.


Type 3 Prompt
Number your paper from 1-25 and create the John Collins format.
What will be different about your heading?

Prompt: Write about a time in your life when you had to make an important decision.

FCA’S:
1. Complete sentences (mechanics) 5pts
2. Maintain only one topic (Focus) 5 pts
3. Written in paragraph form (Organization) 5 pts.

Length: Between 10-15 lines.
Time: 10 minutes


Type 4 Collins Writing
Exchange your paper with your partner, and proofread your partner’s essay. Make sure to use the appropriate “proofreading marks” when correcting your partner’s writing.
Write YOUR NAME at the bottom of their paper to receive points for this activity.

Ticket Out for Lesson:
Create a Type 3 writing format, and number your paper from 1 to 25 on one side and 26-50 on the back.
FCA’s
1. Content (details accurate)10pt.
2. Focus (writing is about Collins 1-5)10 pt
3. Mechanics (complete sentences)10 pt

Prompt: Using your notes on Collins writing to
1. Inform and explain to your reader the different types of Collins Writing (1-5).
2. Explain how the five types of writing are each unique. What makes them different?

Requirement:
Minimum: 20 lines.
Maximum: None.
Time: 10-15 minutes.




1Voice in writing is when the author can indirectly share their opinion to 3writers without directly saying, “This is how I feel.” Semi colons are used 5to connect two ideas or sentences. An example: “I have to hurry; they’re 7almost here!” Finally, when you revise, you are checking for your writing 9to make sure it is correct. After revision, you submit your essay for a grade.

LEQ: How do I brainstorm for writing topics?

Do Now:
What is brainstorming?

Task:
1. Create a Collins Type 1 Writing Format. Number your paper from 1-25.
2. Write to me (brainstorm) about 5-7 topics that you could write a successful five paragraph essay about in my English class. Make sure you explain why you would be good at writing about your chosen topics.
Length: Between 15 and 20 lines.
Time: 10-15 minutes.

Ticket Out:
How did I have you brainstorm for the first essay you will write?


LEQ: How can we narrow the scope of the focus appropriate for the topic?

Do Now: Type 1 Writing, Number your paper from 1-10, 5 line minimum.
Do you think teachers motivate you to get your work done when they give you choices? Why or why not?

Task: Create Type 2 Writing Format and number your paper from 1-6.

1. Look at your brainstorm and make one final choice on the topic on which you will write.
2. Write your number one topic choice, and explain why that’s the best topic for you.
3 line minimum, 5 minutes.

Ticket Out:
How did I have you narrow your topics down to one choice?

Do Now:
Each group is given a topic: class, swimming, cars, moving out, vacations, movies.
List three essential items related to your topic
(Ex. You need to know how to swim to go swimming. )

After listing your three items, write a Collins Type Three Writing in which you list three items, then explain in three or more sentences (for each item, so a total of at least 9) why each item is essential for that task or concept to be completed.
(Ex. You need to know how to swim before you go swimming so you don’t drown. You also need to know how to swim before you go swimming because sometimes there can be things called rip tides. Rip tides can pull people under, and if you don’t know how to swim through a current, you’re done. )

When done create a sentence with your information.

In order to go to class you need _, , .
In order to swim you need

Lesson Essential Question: What does a professional essay look like?

Do Now:
Brainstorm and list what you feel are 5 essential components of any professional essay.

Task: Group together either reads essay at table.
1- Written by me.
2- Written by my bf Travis.

Answer the following questions with your group;
1. What 4 essential items are located in the Heading of the essay?
2. Who is the author?
3. What is the title?
4. What is the topic of the Introduction paragraph?
5. What is the thesis statement in the first paragraph?
6. What three things will the author be discussing in the essay?
7. What transition is used to begin Body 1?
8. What is the topic of Body 1?
9. What is one example used in Body 1? (content)
10. What transition is used to begin Body 2?
11. What is the topic of Body 2?
12. What is one example used in Body 2? (content)
13. What transition is used to begin Body 3?
14. What is the topic of Body 3?
15. What is one example used in Body 3?
16. What is the transition used in beginning of the Conclusion?
17. What is the topic of the Conclusion?
18. What three ideas did the author explain throughout the essay?

Ticket Out:
Create a type one format and number your paper from 1-10. Write a 5 line summary explaining how a professional essay should look.






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