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Thursday, September 25 th Agenda Self- Improvement This American Life What Doesn’t Kill You Assignments: Saturday: Essay (turnitin) Monday: What Doesn’t Kill You Self-Improvement Goal Topic: What Doesn’t Kill You Level: Analyze; Synthesize
House Keeping Don’t forget to sign up for the PSATs Tomorrow there will be a substitute. Bring your independent reading novel. Behave yourself! Names = office referral. T/A will be on white board.
Goal Setting It’s not enough to say, “this is my goal.” HOW are you going to achieve your goal? On bottom of notes: 1.Write out goal – as a complete sentence. 2.Write out HOW you will achieve your goal, your PLAN OF ACTION. BE SPECIFIC! Goal: I’m going to go running everyday. Plan of Action: Not specific – I’ll run everyday. Specific – I’m going to wake up everyday at 6 am to run for 30 minutes the first week, adding 10 minutes every week.
#borns30days Writing requirement: 30 days = 30 journal entries. You create/design your journal format/book. Entry = 2-4 sentences. Simple. Prompt: How did you do today? Take selfies as you’re going along and use #borns30days Let’s see what everyone’s up to!
This American Life As you listen and on your binder paper: 1.Write the main events of the this segment 2.Must have 10-15 bullet points 6
Determining Theme On your binder paper: 1.What is a theme, or message, found in this segment? 2.Write it as complete sentence 7
Writer’s Response Requirements: -MLA Heading -Word Count: 225-250 words -Legible -Incorporate a theme found in TAL, or relating Prompts: What didn’t kill you? What won’t kill you? Personal experience Someone from history/family A work of fiction 8