Week of 9/21
6th grade - Workshop - Stand Up: Students will finish reading about James who is from Ghana and was sold into child slavery as a young boy until he was able to escape. James now helps other children sold into slavery to get them out and give them an education. Students will talk about themes and determine the theme of the passages we have read. We will begin the writing process later in the week. Students will read an exemplar essay on the writing prompt they will be given to write on.
8th grade - Workshop - Unreal: Students will work on writing their literary analysis of a character from one of the stories we have read in this workshop. Students will work on planning, organizing, and drafting their essays. Students will submit their final copies by Friday, Sept. 25th.