Ms. Gaul's Gazette #9
what's trending this week
March 2-6, 2015
- March 2 - The Giver Chapters 1-3 Questions
- March 3 - MLA Quiz due
- March 4 - Persuasive Writing Discussion Board Post
- March 4 - Narrative Writing Discussion Board Post
- March 5 - The Giver Chapters 4-6 Questions
Assignments Due Wednesday
- Introductory Discussion
- Literary Terms Quiz
- Society Discussion
- Intro to The Giver Quiz
- Utopia Project
Starting this week, I'll be available Monday, Tuesday, and Friday for additional open office hours. Come with question, I'll be on Adobe Connect from 2 to 2:20 p.m. Click the button below to enter.
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Thesis Statement Resources
- Here's a great step-by-step tutorial: http://johnmcgarvey.com/apworld/student/thesiscrea...
Practice Making an Argument
Who doesn't love arguing? But arguing is different from making a logical case with evidence.
Ever tried to win a disagreement? In Argument Wars, you will try out your persuasive abilities by arguing a real Supreme Court case. The other lawyer is your competition. Whoever uses the strongest arguments wins!
You don't need to log in to play, here's the link: https://www.icivics.org/games/argument-wars
What would you do with Super Powers?
For your narrative story, try choosing the first option only. Watch these videos on Superhero science to learn more about how each superpower would really work in the real world. Here's a link to all of the videos: http://ed.ted.com/series/?series=superhero-science
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