- Are the thesis statement and topic sentences clear and concise?
- Are the mini-stories supporting the topic sentences?
- Does each story end with a restatement of the topic sentence?
- What other ways do you feel you can grow your essay?
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Flooding with Teachers
On Monday, my classroom will be trying something relatively new. I noticed last week there was not enough of me to go around during conferring time. They were excited about their essays and wanted to confer, but I wasn't able to get to them. So on Monday I am "flooding" my classroom with teachers for my students to confer with. Three other teachers will be coming into my room to confer with students. I have identified some that I was not able to meet with last week and those that need to meet again. We will be looking for the following