We completed our final peer review. You had the rest of the time to work on any unfinished articles. The last day to have articles complete is tomorrow 1/3.
We worked on review/feature articles and completed the second part of the active voice workshop.
I passed back your workshop papers. We discussed the agenda for the rest of the quarter. We will have a workday next time and a peer review on your final article when
We completed the active verb writer's workshop & you had time to go through your peer review comments on your feature articles, in class on the laptops.
Active Verb Worksheet
We went down to the gym and observed a gym class in action. We took notes on what happened, and then we came back to the room and completed an article related to our observations.
Point of View Worksheet
Today I gave you the opportunity to work on your assignments in class since we had a sub last time. Make sure you have all your comments resolved by tonight for deadline credit.
Today you had the computer lab to complete your peer review for your feature article
We went to the math lab where we got on the g-drive and peer reviewed each other's review articles. Have your review revised for next time.
You wrote your review rough draft in class, on whatever you wanted to review (food, restaurant, product, app, movie, book, etc.) We then looked at several professional reviews for models for improvement. You are to revise your article and submit it in the G-drive before class next time.
Today we talked about reviews (food, books, tv, movies, products, etc.) You are to look at some reviews for homework and bring the best ones to class next time. I am looking for both good and bad reviews, as in they
Sports article Peer Review. One-on-one meetings with you about your column article. Sports article due next time.
You turned in your student life article and we had a discussion on word choice, specifically "dead" words. We also had a discussion about the alternatives for the word "said" and what connotations those terms carry (i.e. told, explained, denied, etc.). See attached for "dead" words list.
Assignment: Have your sports article ready for peer review next time. Make sure you have at least one source for your article.
We completed a peer review on our column articles which are due next time, printed, and ready for publishing. I gave a presentation on writing sports articles (Chapter 12). See power point attachment. As a class, we identified and replaced the cliche sports writing jargon in a sports article (see attached).
We met together, one-on-one to discuss the first article you wrote. If the article is going to be published, it is due, with revisions on Monday, November 11th. I assigned a column article (rough draft due next time). You choose the topic, but there has to be: 1. an opinion 2. at least one source 3. the shorter the better. We will peer review on Friday