If you’ve done your best work, and you have time leftover,
read Earthbook quietly for enjoyment, and fill out page 6.
2. Trade three times for smileys.
a. Read your partner’s ten
b. Put a smiley and your initials
by the TWO you feel are strongest.
3. Everyone share his/her best
4. Skim and scan pages 13-14, and
do the following.
a. Put a question mark by
clichés you don’t understand,
b. Put a smiley by ones you
like (even though they’re cliché).
c. Put a check-mark by the
ones you’ve heard gazillions of times.
5. NOW: Pair-share your
6. I’ll explain any that are
Reading Assignment(page 6) and Earthbook
1.Read and relax .(This
means you read for enjoyment.J)
2.If you’re reading a piece, and you stop enjoying it, turn the
3.Did you find a piece you though was really strong? Or really funny? Then record it on page 6.
vTurn-in Packet Explanation,
plus fifteen minutes to get things in order.
Writing Experiment #3:Homework for Monday
(Save it on your desktop now, if
you don’t have internet at home.)
·Select one of the following writing prompts.
·Type for 1 - 2 doublespaced pages.(Don’t stop at exactly a page!)
·Don’t forget to paragraph!Guess why?J
The Big Event
·When a special event is on the
horizon, people plan for it and get excited about it.Maybe it’s a dance, an election, a family
event, a party, a birthday, or an important sports game.
·Think of a special event that you
planned for a looked forward to that turned out much differently from what you
expected.Write about what you expected
would happen and what actually happened.
·What is your favorite
holiday?What is your least favorite
holiday?Write about two memorable
holiday experiences, one from your favorite holiday and one from your least
What a Fright
·There’s “fun scary” (walking
through a haunted house, screaming through a horror movie, riding a roller coaster)
and then there’s “scary scary” (being in a car accident, getting caught in the
ocean’s riptide). Describe the scariest
experience you’ve ever had. Was it fun
scary, or was it really terrifying?