Class Agenda 56A + 56B – 4 Column Convo + Welcome to your PBAT!

Date: 12/12/17

Opening Song  “Alaska” Maggie Rogers (3:09 – 2017)  

Do Now: What role do you think society played in the death of Mary Dalton? (i.e. important, somewhat important, not important….)

Announcements

  • Where are your missing Write Longs? Lauren and Josh are starting to call homes. 

  • Native Son test on Wednesday! 

SLT and HW Check

SLT- I can participate in a silent conversation in order to develop a sophisticated thesis statement.

Circle the verbs, underline the nouns

Mini Lesson:

How to do a Four-Column Conversation

Link here.


Date: 12/12/17

Opening Song  “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” Sampha (3:38 – 2017) 

Do Now: Read over the PBAT task sheet. Try to answer all 4 scavenger hunt questions in 4 minutes or less! 

Announcements

  • Where are your missing Write Longs? Lauren and Josh are starting to call homes. 

  • Native Son test on Wednesday! 

  • ET on Thursday – bring $3 and a lunch! 

SLT: I can create a strong thesis statement that answers the guiding question for my PBAT. I can think of multiple reasons that support my thesis.

Circle the verbs, underline the nouns

Mini Lesson:

PBAT TASK SHEET SCAVENGER HUNT

  1. What question is the same in all three PBAT prompts (Option 1, 2 or 3)? Copy it down here.

  1. What structure will you use to present your evidence? Hint: Look on the checklist.  

  1. When is the first draft due?

What is one long-term learning target you’ll be assessed on in the PBAT? Copy it down here.

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Crafting a Thesis Statement

link here

Boxes and Bullets :

I. Glue your “PBAT Prompt” organizer into your notebook.

II. Copy your thesis statement in the yellow box 

III. Review Sample

 

IV. Fill out the green, blue and purple boxes.

 

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