Class Agenda 15b – Peer Editing Context and Anecdotes

Date: 10/3/17

Tom Petty Tuesday

Opening Song “Don’t Do Me Like That” Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (3:00 – 1979)

  • Past Due- Habits of Scholarship/Habits of Character Letter
  • Due today- This I Believe Statement
  • Explain what “yesterday” means to an alien without using “today,” “tomorrow,” or “now.”

Partner share 


SLT- I can use a mix of context and anecdote in my journal writing.

SLT- I can connect my anecdotes to our BCS Habits of Character and Habits of Scholarship. 

SLT- I can use technology to publish my classwork. 

SLT- I can revise and edit my drafts to include context, anecdote and sensory details.

SLT- I can use models to help strengthen my own writing.

SLT- I can identify the elements of a This I Believe Essay.

circle the verbs, underline the nouns

  • Mini Lesson

  • Documents for class:Peer Feedback Sheet
    • What we’re looking for in your 6th Grade Letter(s) and you This I Believe Statement:
      • Context
      • Anecdote
      • Welcoming, positive language
      • Sensory Details

Class Work

  • Finished with both- editing station with Josh
  • Still Typing? – continue – each day that passes loses rubric points.
    • make sure you’re including positive language and sensory details.
  • Continue working where you’re at.
  • Documents for class!

Habits of Character/Habits Of Scholarship Computer Work

  • Finish Habits of Scholarship/Habits of Character Letter

This I Believe Computer Work

Please be responsible for your own computer.

  • Sharing Steps-
  1. Go to Drive
  2. Title: your name This I Believe 
  3. Share with Josh B and Lauren


Homework- Decide if you’re going for a 3 or a 4 on your homework rubric.

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