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					FIRST STEP: CREATING A PLANNING SHEET
 The grading scale is as follows:
6= 100%
5= 90%
4=70%
3=50%
2=30%
1=10%
U= Un-scorable 0%
 Your essay should have a general format as follow:
Planning Sheet
Introduction Paragraph w/ Thesis Statement and
  Creative Hook
3 Body Paragraphs (at least) which all start with
  transitions and include details and support (FRIES and
  SCOPE)
Conclusion which restates your thesis and wraps up your
  essay
 A thesis statement puts your 3 supporting points into
  one sentence.
 The thesis statement is ALWAYS the last sentence in
  the introduction!!!!!!!
 Your thesis statement should prepare your reader for
  what will be included in your essay.
 All timed writing test will be 45 minutes.
 You should take the first 5 minutes to plan…
 Then next 35 minutes to write your essay….
 And most importantly the last 5 minutes should be
 dedicated to proofreading.
                     MAIN IDEA

 1ST Supporting      2nd Supporting   3rd Supporting
                     Point            Point
 Point

1. DETAILS          1. DETAILS        1. DETAILS

2. DETAILS          2. DETAILS        2. DETAILS

3. DETAILS          3. DETAILS        3. DETAILS
THESIS STATEMENT:………………
 Complete a Planning Sheet for the following
 prompt for HW:

 Writing Situation:
 Everyone has jobs or chores.


 Directions for Writing:
 Before you begin writing, think about why you do one of
 your jobs or chores.

 Now explain why you do one of your jobs or chores.
EXAMPLE:

                           Teach!

Fun                            I meet new students            School Events
                               every year



1. Field Trips                1. Interesting students        1. Football games
2. Cool Projects              2. Cool Parents                2. Basketball
3. Assemblies/ Pep            3. Fun classroom               3. Dance Team/
   Rallies
                                                                Cheerleaders

Thesis Statement: I teach because it is fun, I meet great new students every year, and
the school events are so exciting!

				
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