Monday, September 12, 2011

Language for Monday, September 12, 2011

Personal Introductions

  • Thank you for working on these over the weekend.  Most of you have done your rough draft and are fixing them up for sharing on Wednesday.  Some of you are already finished your good copy.  We will have time to work on it tomorrow.

My Most Embarrassing Moment

  • You should be finished your 5 potential introductions for your narrative.
  • The draft organizer that I gave you can be completed in sentence form or point form - whatever works for you.

Things Done Well in the Exemplars we Looked At

  • Strong introduction
    • Didn’t give away the whole story
    • Ask question
    • First sentence
    • Little bit at a time
    •  Included details and feelings
  •  Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation
  • Good vocabulary (word choice)
    • Examination room
    • Screamed instead of yelled or said
  • Explained why things happened
  • Can relate
  • Good use of punctuation

·       Things that Should be Improved on in Gr. 6

  • Use proper form (indenting, punctuation, etc)
  • More detailed description 
    • using interesting adjectives
  • Little bit longer 
    • more detail
    •  more complex sentences (and different types)
  • Word choice