1. Bell Work: Simplify
2. Work on your deadlines. Today, make sure you do the following:
- Conduct your interviews first. Do them in person if possible.
- Transcribe your quotes and leave a quick comment on each quote that you will be using. How will you use it and how have you made sure your source is credible and knowledgeable?
- Conduct research. For each quote you are using from research, leave a comment in your doc pointing out what you have done to make sure this quote is credible. If it is biased, what other sources will you include to make this less biased?
3. Begin rough-drafting your deadline. Make sure to start with the most important details first. Your article should contain a lead paragraph, a brief summary of the issue, and then move into quotes and information adding all sides to this issue.
- Be sure to go in depth into your story. Don't mention anything a quick Wikipedia search could show you.
- Vet your sources. Make sure you are only using the best, most credible quotes.
- Keep your own opinion out of it (unless you are writing an opinion story or review)
- Make sure you are avoiding I/you/we/our unless it's in quotes
4. Exit Ticket: (Add this to your bell work at the end of the period)
- What have you accomplished today?
- What did you struggle with?
- What are your next steps for next period to finish your rough draft? What do you still need to arrange to be successful and on time?
- T ODAY: Bell Work and Exit Ticket (all in one Doc)
- FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 by 11:59 PM: Rough Draft Deadline