Wednesday, February 14: Two More Argumentative Writing Seeds

Goals: Catch up on missing or incomplete work. Use cognitive strategies to read and analyze an article from The New York Times Learning Network. Write two argumentative “writing seeds” in response to the question “Do Teachers Assign Too Much Homework?” and “Can Money Buy  You Happiness?”


  • Spelling Bee today in RM 315 @ lunch
  • PAT Time tomorrow for students who are respectful to our substitute teacher and who finish today’s work.

1) STARTER: Golden 10

Go to Google Classroom to open your own copy of the Weekly Work Chart. Take a few minutes to write the assignments you need to complete today.

Use the Golden 10 to work on that missing or incomplete work. If you finish early, start on Need to do or To do if you have time.


2) Writing Seeds 2 & 3

Click HERE to open the directions for Argumentative Writing Seeds.

Write your response at the top of your English Journal. Title the entry Weekly Pages 11.


If you finish early, refer to your Weekly Work Chart in Google Classroom for what to do next.


3) If You Finish ALL assignments from Weekly Work Chart, Choose from What to Do When You Are Done in the right sidebar.


Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Writing Seeds 1, 2, and 3 (Weekly Pages 11)


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