October 11: Journal #4: We are asking you to make specific and direct connections between what you are reading in The Sports Gene and what you are studying in Adv. Biology, PE and CAI. In ½ - 1 page, please explain the direct connections you see from Chapters 1 and 2
September 21: Text Structure Notes
September 19: Grammar of the Day #3:
September 13: Grammar of the Day #2: Subject hiding in the contraction
September 7: Grammar of the Day #1: Complete Sentences
August 31: Journal #3: When or under what circumstances do you like to write or at least feel most comfortable writing? When do you not? What types of writing tasks do you prefer? What do you think are your strengths as a writer? What do you think you need to work on? How would you describe your writing style? Wordy? Succinct? Choppy? Creative? Organized? Why? Discuss why writing is important.
Augusts 23: Journal #2:Define the term “persuade” and come up with several close synonyms and antonyms. Then answer the following questions in a detailed response:
- Why is the ability to be persuasive important?
- What is it that makes someone persuasive?
- Can you relate a time when you or someone you know demonstrated a gift for persuasion? How?
- When can persuasiveness be a bad thing?