Advanced Composition and Literature A9 Mrs. Forman Office D9 I can write an argumentative essay that helps another reader get smarter and more powerful by creating text that teaches them about a topic that matters to me.(W11-12.1 ae) o I can ask questions that are powerful and help me dig deeper (research) into a topic and/or a text. (W11-12.7) o I can use my knowledge of important and relevant parts of text to answer good questions and synthesize text. (W11-12.9) o I can find and take notes from multiple sources that will help me to answer my inquiry questions and help me establish my claim. (W11-12.8)(RI 11-12.2, 3, 4, & 6) I can gather and analyze more information to complete my inquiry. I can acknowledge and respond to possible alternate or counterclaims. (W11-12.a & b) o I can put my learning into my own words.(RI 11-12.7)(W11-12.1) I can clarify the relationships between claims, reasons, evidence, and counterclaims.(W11-12.1.c) o I can cite my sources. (W11-12.8)(RI 11-12.1) o I can present my learning in an interesting way that enriches and deepens my understanding of my topic. I can use the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.(L1112.1 & .2) The Research Paper Syllabus January 31 February 4 Feb 6 Feb 10 Feb 12 Review MLA formatting – Plagiarism test Review syllabus and due dates Topic inquiry 1st Book Chat Library – Research Declare topic Generate Questions Library – Research Print sources Library - Research DUE: 5 Printed Sources HW: * 3 sources: Printed/Read/Annotated Library – * 3 sources DUE: Noodle Tools 3 source cards due & note cards on each source Categorize/Topic note cards Feb 13th: WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 5:30 Feb 18 Library –Research 2 more sources annotated and read for source cards & note cards Feb 19th: WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 7:00 Feb 20 Library – Research Feb 24 Library – 50(100) note cards due 2-3 more sources printed/read/annotated DUE: Noodle Tools Advanced Composition and Literature A9 Mrs. Forman Office D9 Library – *3 sources: read/annotated DUE: Noodle Tools Feb 26 Source cards and note cards on each source Feb 26th: WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 7:00 Library – Preliminary Outline Review notecards and information; Create a “need to know more” list Feb 28 2nd Book Chat March 4 March 6 Library: Final 2 sources (10 total) and 50 (100 total) note cards due at end of block DUE: Noodle Tools Fit cards to outline Rearrange outline as needed Library – DRAFT essay WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 7:00 March 10 Library – DRAFT essay WORKS CITED DUE March 11th: WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 7:00 March 12 March 14 Library - Printed 1st draft DUE BEGINNING of BLOCK PEER REVISONS & PLAGIARISM Check Library - Printed 2nd draft DUE BEGINNING of BLOCK PEER REVISONS & PLAGIARISM Check Spring Break: March 17 - 21 March 25 Library – Printed 3rd draft due BEGINNING of BLOCK! Final Peer review and editing WORK NIGHT 2:30 – 7:00 March 27 March 31 Library - Turn in Final Research Paper: rough drafts, sources, all note cards, all source cards, and outline March 28th: 3rd Book Chat Presentation: 2 – 3 minute multi-media presentation that promotes your argument .