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Week 2 Schedule

Here's the schedule for the 2nd week of school. If you've been absent, please see below for assignments and due dates. A link to the poem packet is available in the previous post.


Read and annotate "Where I'm From" poem
HW: Complete prewriting pages


Work on prewriting pages and begin writing rough draft
HW: Bring rough draft of poem; doesn't have to be 100% done, but a substantial amount should be complete


Adjectives + synonyms brainstorm; peer review in class.
HW: No new homework unless you failed to bring your rough draft to class today


Do Now: Write about an hour that you would like to live over again. Why?
Try to incorporate a piece of your "one hour" description into your poem. We will work on making revisions.

HW: Have your rough draft complete and ready to type in class tomorrow


Type final draft of poem in the computer labs
HW: Finish typing draft at home if you didn't finish in class

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