Goals: To embed evidence from the text (quotes) gracefully into sentences that explain their significance; to use direct evidence from a text to support an analysis of theme
Opener: Get out your last reading quiz, and read the exemplary examples. If yours is on there, congratulations and excellent work! For your opener, describe what you are noticing the exemplary examples have in common. What characteristics make these excellent answers?
Handouts in Class: Reading Quiz Exemplars (you need to give them BACK to me)
Terms and Vocabulary: none
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. We went over the last reading quiz, and reviewed my expectations for reading quizzes
2. You worked on your 7-9 mini-essays
Notes for Mini-Essays: