21 September: Essay Work Day

Objective:

I can determine themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text to make connections between my reading and the world around me and write to explore how literature adds to my view of the American experience (RL/RI 2 & W 4).


What’s Going On:

Today is yours to write your literary analysis essay. Be sure to return to the prompt and your selected text often, and use the rubric to guide your work.


Exit Task:

Find a good pausing point for today. Grab an essay checklist from the front table and make notes on what you need to finalize and check before submitting your essay. Tomorrow you will have more time to finalize your essay.