Directions for Writing:
Now that we have completed Day 7 of our persuasive research project, it is time to stop and reflect. Please compose a mini-essay following the outline below; your mini-essay should contain at least 8-11 complete sentences.
You will need to address all of the following prompts within your essay and/or paragraph:
1.) What have you learned about your topic within the last week?
2.) What, if any, information has been SURPRISING?
3.) What resources have you used for information?
4.) In your opinion, what has been the best source of information so far?
5.) Describe your progress thus far; please discuss your “game plan” for what you plan to do each day in order to finish on time?
6.) Finally, what are you proud of that you have accomplished so far? What has been challenging or frustrating? Have you done any work outside of class? If so, please discuss.
Directions for Posting
1. Type your work in Microsoft Word. Be sure to save and save often! You may compose this work as a single spaced piece of work.
2. Be sure to indent or use block paragraphs.
3. Please print a copy of your work.
4. Once you have printed, you will post your work to the blog. Please follow Mrs. Hamilton’s instructions for posting. Please use your first and class period only when POSTING.
Keep up the great work!
Adapted with permission from B. Hamilton, Media Specialist