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Week of March 8th

For this week, all video lessons have been posted on Teams.  To access each video, click on Language Arts, then click on the Recorded Lesson tab on the left.  Then find the corresponding video for each day.   

Poetry 

Monday – Introduction to Poetry 

Complete Monday 24 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students should watch the recorded lesson that corresponds to Monday.  We will be learning about elements of poetry and identifying these elements together.  Afterwards, the assignment is to complete the Elements of Poetry practice page on your own.  This can be found in the Poetry tab in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook.  Click on the icon that looks like 3 books [||/].  Click on your name.  Click on Poetry.  The document is titled “Elements of Poetry”. 

Tuesday – Haiku 

Complete Tuesday 24 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students should watch the recorded lesson that corresponds to Tuesday.  We will be learning about Haiku and tying in some elements of poetry into the Haiku from the day before.  Afterwards, the assignment is to write 2 Haikus.  One must be related to nature, and the other can be a topic of your choice.  This can be found in the Poetry tab in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook.  Click on the icon that looks like 3 books [||/].  Click on your name.  Click on Poetry.  The document is titled “Haiku”. 

Wednesday – Limerick 

Complete Wednesday 24 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students should watch the recorded lesson that corresponds to Wednesday.  We will be learning about Limericks and tying in some elements of poetry into the Limerick from the day before.  Afterwards, the assignment is to write 1 Limerick.  This can be found in the Poetry tab in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook.  Click on the icon that looks like 3 books [||/].  Click on your name.  Click on Poetry.  The document is titled “Limerick”. 

Thursday  Free Verse 

Complete Thursday 24 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students should watch the recorded lesson that corresponds to Thursday.  We will be learning about Free Verse poems and tying in some elements of poetry from previous days.  Afterwards, the assignment is to write 1 Free Verse poem.  This can be found in the Poetry tab in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook.  Click on the icon that looks like 3 books [||/].  Click on your name.  Click on Poetry.  The document is titled “Free Verse”. 

Friday – Elements of Poetry 

Complete Friday 2of the Daily Language Review packet. complete the 2nd Elements of Poetry practice page on your own.  This can be found in the Poetry tab in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook.  Click on the icon that looks like 3 books [||/].  Click on your name.  Click on Poetry.  The document is titled “Elements of Poetry 2”. 

Week of March 1st

Persuasive Writing 

Monday – Preparing to Present – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Monday 23 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will prepare their presentation for the week by practicing their PowerPoint, as well as preparing index cards with key information and facts.  I will model how to present as well as things that should be written down on their index cards.  Students should be ready to present on Tuesday or Wednesday.  The  

Tuesday – Presenting, Day 1 – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Tuesday 23 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will present their persuasive PowerPoints.  While viewing presentations, students will be filling out a graphic organizer for each presentation.  They will write down 3 facts they learned as well as their opinion before the presentation and after.   

Wednesday – Presenting, Day 2 – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Wednesday 23 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will continue to present their persuasive PowerPoints.  While viewing presentations, students will be filling out a graphic organizer for each presentation.  They will write down 3 facts they learned as well as their opinion before the presentation and after.   

Thursday  Writing Reflection – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Thursday 23 of the Daily Language Review packet. If necessary, we will have any student present who may have been absent on a previous day.  We will close out our persuasive writing unit by reflecting on the writing process.  We will do this together and students will write a short reflection that shows understanding of the writing process and how completed each task. 

Friday – Writing Reflection Continued – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Friday 23 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students should complete their writing reflection and make sure it is shared with me by the end of the day.   

Week of February 22nd

Persuasive Writing 

Monday – Making PowerPoint Presentations – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Monday 22 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will begin a PowerPoint presentation on their persuasive topic.  They will be shown how to create a PowerPoint and we will focus on ONLY adding relevant information in the correct order.  Students will be shown how to do this during live instruction. 

Tuesday – Making PowerPoint Presentations Continued – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Tuesday 22 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will continue to add relevant information into their PowerPoint.  We will also add a Bibliography page to the end of the PowerPoint.  Students will be shown how to format, create new slides, and make things properly sized.  Students will be shown how to do this during live instruction 

Wednesday – Making PowerPoint Presentations Continued – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Wednesday 22 of the Daily Language Review packet. By Wednesday, students should have the relevant information placed into their PowerPoint presentation.  They will be shown how to add effects and pictures to their PowerPoint to make them more appealing (transitions, animations, pictures, etc...).  These skills will be modeled during live instruction.   

Thursday – Finalizing PowerPoint Presentations & Practicing Presentations – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Thursday 2of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will make any finishing touches on their PowerPoint presentations to ensure that they are ready to be presented the following week.  Students will submit their final product by sharing it with me.  Once they have checked in with the teacher, they can begin practicing and reciting for their oral presentation.   

Friday – Finalizing PowerPoint Presentations & Practicing Presentations 

Complete Friday 22 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Any student who still needs to finalize a PowerPoint should do so on Friday by accessing their Office account.  All students should work and prepare at home to practice their oral presentation.  We will begin oral presentations next week.   

 

Week of February 17th

Persuasive Writing 

Monday – President's Day – No School 

Tuesday – Teacher Work Day – No School 

Wednesday – Pictures & Slogans – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Monday & Tuesday 21 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will understand how to create a slogan with a matching picture for their persuasive essay.  We will review commonalities between well-known slogans.  Students will come up with their own, then design a picture to go with it.  This will be modeled in class.  All pictures will be drawn on printer paper.  

Thursday – Pictures & Slogans Continued – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Wednesday & Thursday 21 of the Daily Language Review packet.  We will review slogans briefly and students will finalize their picture and slogan.  If students finish early, they will begin gathering any links they used during their research, including the picture from their caption to begin organizing.  We will work on citing sources and creating a bibliography next week, so having these links saved in one spot will be important. 

Friday – Finishing Touches 

Complete Friday 21 of the Daily Language Review packet.  This will be an extra work day for students to finish their picture & slogan, or compile the links for their bibliography for next week.   

Week of February 8th

Persuasive Writing 

Monday – Editing – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Monday 20 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will review the editing process for their persuasive essay.  We will begin editing by reviewing the CUPS (capitalization, usage, punctuation, spelling) acronym. We will practice editing with a sample paragraph.  Students will edit their piece to prepare for publishing. 

Tuesday – Revising for Sentence Structure – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Tuesday 20 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand what it means to publish and how to publish their final draft of their writing.  We will review strategies for how to format each document. Students will create a Word document and copy & paste their final draft into Word.  They will share this document with me.    

Wednesday – Pictures & Captions – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Wednesday 20 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand the function of a picture and caption within a piece of non-fiction writing.  We will look at examples of pictures with proper captions written underneath them.  Students will begin looking for a picture to write a caption for that is related to their persuasive writing & opinion.  This will all be modeled in class and the final product will be placed into OneNote.   

Thursday – Pictures & Captions Continued – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Thursday 20 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will continue to understand the function of a picture and caption within a piece of non-fiction writing.  They will finalize their picture and caption and make sure it has all the necessary information and any grammar/spelling mistakes are no longer there. 

Friday – Caption Word Substitution 

Complete Friday 20 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will do a small revision for word choice on their caption.  They should change at least 3 words from their caption to improve them.  They should use either www.kidthesaurus.com or www.thesaurus.com to make these changes if they need assistance thinking of higher level vocabulary words. 

Week of February 1st

Persuasive Writing 

Monday – Revising – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Monday 19 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will review the revising process for their persuasive essay.  We will begin revising by reviewing the Persuasive Writing Checklist that they completed last week.  Students will need to ensure that all aspects of their writing are present during this time.  Students will then complete the “Sentence Types” sheet as a review to prepare for tomorrow.  This can be found in the Class Work tab in Teams. 

Tuesday – Revising for Sentence Structure – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Tuesday 19 of the Daily Language Review packet. We will review different types of sentences (simple, compound, & complex).  Students will identify these sentences within their rough draft by highlighting them different colors.  Students will need to adjust their sentences if they find that they are missing certain sentence types, or have too much of a certain type.  

Wednesday – Revising for Organization – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Wednesday 19 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will review how to structure their paragraphs.  They will see how the introduction will match the ideas stated in their body paragraphs and make changes to their paragraphs if necessary.  Students will review the structure of each body paragraph as well and ensure that the quote they used from the article matches what they write about in their body paragraphs.   

Thursday – Editing – Students should join the zoom at 8:30 

Complete Thursday 1of the Daily Language Review packet.  We will review editing practices and how to edit our own work.  Students will have time to edit their own rough draft using the acronyms we learn in class.  We will have an additional editing practice page to work on in class as well.  This can be found in the Class Work tab in Teams. 

Friday – Complete Editing & Revising 

Complete Friday 19 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will need to ensure that their rough draft has been complete edited and revised.  This will prepare them to publish their draft as their final draft.  This will be considered a work day for students who were unable to complete work throughout the week, or did not finish editing and revising the day before.

Week of January 25th

Persuasive Writing, Week 3 

Monday – Writing Body Paragraph 2  

Complete Monday 18 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their second body paragraph for their persuasive essay.  This will be modeled in class.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Persuasive Writing.  Click on “Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their second body paragraph today.  Please do not go on to the next paragraph. 

Tuesday – Writing Body Paragraph 3 

Complete Tuesday 18 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will write their third body paragraph for their expository essay.  They will be shown this during advocacy and there will be an example in Teams for them to go off of.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure shown.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Persuasive Writing.  Click on “Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their third body paragraph today.  Please do not go on to the next paragraph. 

Wednesday – Writing the Conclusion 

Complete Wednesday 18 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their conclusion for their persuasive essay.  We will review paraphrasing and this will be modeled during the lesson.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Persuasive Writing.  Click on “Rough Draft”.   

Thursday – Check for Completion 

Complete Thursday 18 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will read through their completed draft to make sure all aspects of the rough draft are present.  There will be a checklist for them to follow that is posted in Teams.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Persuasive Writing.  Click on “Rough Draft Checklist”.  

Friday – Editing Review & Practice 

Complete Friday 18 of the Daily Language Review packet.  The assignment will be to complete the Editing Review Sheet in Teams.  We will be working on editing and revising next week, so this will be a great way to prepare for the upcoming week!  Click on Class Notebook.  It will be located in the Class Work tab.  Click on “Persuasive Writing Editing Review”.   

Week of October 19th

Week 17– Persuasive Writing, Week 2 

Monday – No School – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

Tuesday – Planning  

Complete Monday & Tuesday 17 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to plan their writing.  Students will be expected to plan the topic of their 3 body paragraphs & choose which side of the argument they will represent.  They should also write 3 fact fragments down for each paragraph they have.   They will write this in the Literacy OneNote in the Persuasive Writing tab.  Click on “Persuasive Writing Plan”.  The directions will be explained during advocacy and will also be in the document. 

Wednesday – Writing an Introduction 

Complete Wednesday 17 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their introduction for their persuasive essay.  This will be modeled during class.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on “Persuasive Writing”. Click on “Persuasive Writing Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their introduction today.  Please do not go on to the next paragraph. 

Thursday – Writing Body Paragraph 1 

Complete Thursday 17 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their first body paragraph for their persuasive essay.  This will be modeled during class.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on “Persuasive Writing”. Click on “Persuasive Writing Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their first body paragraph today.  Please do not go on to the next paragraph. 

Friday – Complete any missing paragraphs    

Complete Friday 17 of the Daily Language Review packet.  The assignment is to go over all paragraphs that have currently been written (introduction & body paragraph1).  Students should finish any unwritten paragraphs or add any missing pieces to an existing paragraph.  Students will have a checklist to follow to make sure all aspects of the introduction and body paragraph are present. 

Week of January 11

Week 16 – Persuasive Writing, Week 1 

Expository Writing Unit – Week 1   

Monday – Brainstorm   

Complete Monday 16 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will get an introduction into persuasive writing. We will discuss the difference between being persuasive and pleading/begging.  They will brainstorm 3 – 5 topics that they would be interested in researching further.  Their assignment after is to brainstorm based on these criteria:   

  • Something that has pros/cons, or multiple sides 
  • Can research (find good sources)  
  • Something they’re interested in 

Write down these 3 – 5 topics and have them ready.  

Tuesday – Find Credible Sources   

Complete Tuesday 16 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will see how we can find sources through www.newsela.com.  Their assignment after the recorded lesson is to search for terms through Newsela and try to find the most relevant/interesting articles and bookmark them.  They should find at least 2, but should try to find as much as 4 if possible.  If your child cannot find relevant articles on Newsela, please contact me.  Once you have found 2 – 3 relevant articles, please place them in the proper OneNote tab. 

Wednesday – Reading and Pulling Out Key Information  

Complete Wednesday 16 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will review how to write down ‘fact fragments’.  A fact fragment is a way to take notes based on what someone is reading.  We will be collecting fact fragments as we read so that we will have something to reference when we are writing the persuasive essay.  Afterwards, they should read one of their articles and write down fact fragments as they are reading.    

Thursday – Reading and Pulling Out Key Information Continued   

Complete Thursday 16 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will continue writing down fact fragments as they read their second article.  Make sure that you label which article each fact fragment comes from so that it can be referenced in the future.  

Friday – Reading and Pulling Out Key Information Continued    

Complete Friday 16 of the Daily Language Review packet.  The assignment is to finish reading and writing down ‘fact fragments’ of any remaining articles.  Students will need to be ‘experts’ on their topic by Monday so they can begin choosing a side and write about their topic! 

Week of December 14th

Week 13 – Expository Writing – Live Presentations 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Presentations 

Complete Monday 15 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will be presenting their expository writing via Zoom.  Each student will read their essay aloud and answer questions about their topic at the end of their presentation.  When students are not presenting, they are expected to write down 2 – 3 facts that they learned about the presenter’s topic.   

Tuesday – Social Studies Connection 

Complete Tuesday 14 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Read the article that has been assigned on Newsela.  It is titled “Gold Bug Bites Dry California”.  When you are done, complete the quiz that is built into Newsela. 

Wednesday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Presentations 

Complete Wednesday 15 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will continue to present their expository writing via Zoom.  Each student will read their essay aloud and answer questions about their topic at the end of their presentation.  When students are not presenting, they are expected to write down 2 – 3 facts that they learned about the presenter’s topic.   

Thursday – Winter Break: No assignments! 

Friday – Winter Break: No assignments! 

Week of December 7th

Week 13 – Expository Writing – Editing & Publishing 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Editing 

Complete Monday 14 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to edit a piece of writing and things to look for while doing so.  They will practice this skill with an editing worksheet after class.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the book icon [||\].  Click on your name.  Click on Class Work.  Click on "Editing Worksheet”. 

Tuesday – Organization 

Complete Tuesday 14 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Review the writing process by watching the BrainPop video called “Writing Process”.  Afterward, please complete the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them in class! 

Wednesday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Publishing & Preparing for an Oral Presentation  

Complete Wednesday 14 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand what it means to publish and how to publish their final draft of their writing.  We will also discuss the plan for next week of an oral presentation via Zoom.  Students will create a Word document and copy & paste their final draft into Word.  They will share this document with me.   

Thursday – Oral presentation preparation 

Complete Thursday 14 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Students should practice reading their final draft of their writing aloud.  Please practice this 3 times to prepare for the following week! 

Friday – Quiz 

Complete Friday 14 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Students will complete a grammar quiz about sentence types and editing.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the book icon [||\].  Click on your name.  Click on Quizzes.  Click on "Grammar & Editing Quiz”. 

Week of November 30th

Week 13 – Expository Writing - Revising 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Revising for Sentence Structure 

Complete Monday 13 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to identify simple and compound sentences.  They will identify and write their own simple and compound sentences by completing the Sentence Structure Worksheet.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the book icon [||\].  Click on your name.  Click on Class Work.  Click on "Sentence Structure Worksheet”. 

Tuesday – Organization 

Complete Tuesday 13 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Review simple and compound sentences by reviewing the Khan Academy videos and practice problems.  These have been assigned to students and they will be shown how to access these assignments. 

Wednesday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Revising for Sentence Structure, part 2 

Complete Wednesday 13 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to identify complex and compound-complex sentences.  They will identify and write their own complex and compound-complex sentences by completing the Sentence Structure Worksheet 2.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the book icon [||\].  Click on your name.  Click on Class Work.  Click on "Sentence Structure Worksheet 2”. 

Thursday – Strengthening Sentences 

Complete Thursday 13 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Review complex and compound-complex sentences by reviewing the Khan Academy videos and practice problems.  These have been assigned to students and they will be shown how to access these assignments. 

Friday – Strengthening Sentences  

Complete Friday 13 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Students will go into their own rough draft and identify at least 1 type of sentence they have.  They will do this by completing the Sentence Structure Checklist in Teams.  If students are unable to identify at least 1 type of sentence in their expository draft, they will need to add or change a sentence so that they have at least one of each type of sentence in their writing 

  • Simple 
  • Compound 
  • Complex 
  • Compound-Complex 

Week of November 16th

Week 12 – Expository Writing - Revising 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Revising for Organization 

Complete Monday 12 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand organization in writing and how our Expository Essays should be organized.  They will check their essay with my example and complete a checklist that shows that all parts of the essay are present.  They will complete the checklist in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Writing.  Click on “Expository Writing Organization Checklist”.   

Tuesday – Organization 

Complete Tuesday 12 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Five-Paragraph Essay” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class on Wednesday.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/fiveparagraphessay/ 

Wednesday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Revising for Word Choice 

Complete Wednesday 12 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand what Word Choice is and how to improve their Word Choice using a thesaurus.  We will highlight “High-Frequency Words” in our writing and substitute them. Afterwards, they will substitute at least 5 of their words in their rough draft and underline them so it is apparent which words they have substituted.  They will do this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Writing.  Click on “Expository Writing Rough Draft”.   

Thursday – Strengthening Sentences 

Complete Thursday 12 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Strengthening Sentences” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class next week.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/strengtheningsentences/ 

Friday – Run-On Sentences 

Complete Friday 12 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Strengthening Sentences” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class next week.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/grammar/runonsentences/ 

Week of November 9th

Week 11 – Expository Writing - Drafting 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Adding Details & Citing Sources 

Complete Monday 11 of the Daily Language Review packet.  Students will understand how to find a specific fact that is related to one of their body paragraphs.  They will learn how to quote the author and add these quotes into their own writing.  Students should do this the same way shown, and an example will be provided.  They will need to add one fact from an article into one of their body paragraphs. 

Tuesday – Add Details & Citing Sources Continued 

Complete Tuesday 1of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Students should find 2 more facts and follow the instruction from yesterday in order to add 2 more quotes from the text into their writing.  By the end, they should have added 3 quotes in total and there should be one quote in each body paragraph.  

Wednesday – No School.  Students are not required to complete any work.  

Thursday – Grammar - Semicolons 

Complete Wednesday & Thursday 11 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Semicolons” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class next week.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/grammar/semicolons/ 

Friday – Grammar - Colons 

Complete Friday 11 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Colons” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class next week.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/grammar/colons/ 

 

Week of November 2nd

Week 10 – Expository Writing - Drafting 

Monday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Body Paragraph 3  

Complete Monday 10 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their third body paragraph for their expository essay.  This will be modeled during the lesson.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Writing.  Click on “Expository Writing Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their third body paragraph today.  Please do not go on to the next paragraph.  There is also “Mr. Baldwin’s Example” in OneNote that students may refer. 

Tuesday – Paraphrasing 

Complete Tuesday 10 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Paraphrasing” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class on Wednesday.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/paraphrasing/ 

Wednesday – Live lesson at 9:30am 

Conclusion 

Complete Wednesday 10 of the Daily Language Review packet. Students will understand how to structure their conclusion for their expository essay.  This will be modeled during the lesson.  Students will be expected to follow the same structure modeled.  They will write this in OneNote.  Click on Class Notebook, then click the purple arrow [>].  Click on your name.  Click on Writing.  Click on “Expository Writing Rough Draft”.  Students will only be writing their third body paragraph today. There is also “Mr. Baldwin’s Example” in OneNote to which students may refer. 

Thursday – Citing Sources 

Complete Thursday 10 of the Daily Language Review Packet.  Watch the “Citing Sources” video on BrainPop.  The username is ‘westgate’ and the password is ‘westgate’.  When you are done, please take the graded quiz.  Write down your answers and be ready to share them during class next week.   

https://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/citingsources/ 

Friday - Friday 10 Warm-Up from packet (Daily Language Review). Create a OneNote page that has all of the links to any articles or books you may have read about your topic.  They should be easily accessible. We will be using them next week, so please have them ready to go.