Announcements and Reminders:
Beware the Ides of March!
Targets for Today:
I can correctly capitalize words.
I can read stimulus materials to find supporting details to cite in an essay.
I can write informational text.
1. Capitalization -- Mrs. Hilton
2. Writing an Informational Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages
A. Practice extracting support from an article.
B. Read and extract support from stimulus material for your essay.
The Prompt: The Pros and Cons of Genetic Engineering
Write a multi-paragraph essay discussing the advantages and disadvantages of genetic engineering.
We are using these stimulus materials -- articles:
If you have information from your science class that you would like to use in your essay, you are more than welcome to use it!
For citing, explaining, and showing how a quote or paraphrase relates to your topic, see examples here:
Introduce, Give, Cite, Explain, Show How It Relates
If You Were Absent:
See above for what we did.
Not used yet:
If time -- a poem
Poetry -- Fast Break -- Basketball (March Madness)
The Base Stealer (Of course, Baseball!)
Help and Enrichment