Opening Song – “The Sounds of Science” – Beastie Boys (3:12 – 1989)
Do Now #1: Take out your “Evolution of Me” Packet
Do Now #2: Complete the Weekly Habits of Scholarship Assessment
- Handing in WL #1 and #2
- Science Deadlines
SLT’s and HW Check
SLT- I can use transition words to improve my science writing.
Circle the verbs, underline the nouns
Ex: I am a pretty amazing person. I am still growing.
How can you add a transition word to connect these two sentences? Re-write the sentence in your notebook.
THINK: Why do writers use transitions in their writing?
Independent Work Time:
OPTION A: Continue to write Chapter 1 of your “Evolution of Me” Project by adding transition words as you go!
OPTION B: Revise Chapter 1 of your “Evolution of Me” Project by adding transition words to what you’ve already written.
OPTION C (“I’m Finished!”): Use the “editing basics” task card to make overall edits to your writing.
Starting your Introduction:
1. Who you are (Hi! I’m _____).
2. Three character traits that describe you.
3. How old are you; where are you from; what do you like to do
4. What makes you unique? (special talents, hobbies, things no one else knows about you, etc.)