Review:  NY ENGLISH CC REGENTS 2016

PART 1:   READING COMPREHENSION

                 3 PASSAGES + 24 MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS.


PART 2:  ARGUMENT ESSAY

                 READ & ANNOTATE 4 TEXTS, MAKE A CLAIM, SUPPORT SAID CLAIM                  IN A WELL-DEVELOPED ESSAY USING TEXT BASED EVIDENCE.


PART 3:  TEXT-ANALYSIS RESPONSE

                 CLOSELY READ A TEXT AND WRITE A 3 PARGRAPH RESPONSE    

                 IDENTIFYING THE CENTRAL IDEA AND ONE LITERARY TECHNIQUE                  OR TERM USED BY THE AUTHOR TO DEVELOP THE CENTRAL IDEA.



Part 1 Reading Comprehension: All readings (and MC questions) will be completed outside of class.  We will go over the answers and the types of questions in class. ***EVERY practice assignment should be treated as a real test!  It is the only way to get an accurate read on how well you will do in June!***

TODAY!!!




Part 2: Argument Essay






Topic: Should companies be


allowed to track consumers’


shopping or other preferences


without their permission?


(Right CLICK IMAGE TO ENLAGE in a new Tab)


1. Establish your claim & give two reasons that support your claim.  

*Your reasons should


Enter your response here: (you should type it on a WORD doc first!)  


Be Formal!  PRETEND THIS IS FOR REAL!



SOCRATIVE


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2. NOW comes the real work.  Open the files below and read the sample essays.  Pay close attention to the style of writing: intro, transitions, conclusion, etc.  THEN compare your (albeit brief) response, to the scored samples.


THE BEST way to improve your writing is to model the strengths you see in others' writing.


The highest scored essays (6, 5, and 4 points) are HERE.   

If you want to begin with the lowest scored essays, start HERE

*note: Anchor Paper = scored by the state and Practice Paper are for you or the grader to see how well they are at grading.




3. Did you see something you like or would like to be able to replicate in your writing?  (The answer is yes, btw) 


NOW: Print or copy SEVERAL strengths/noteworthy statements or phrases.  You can use the snipping tool (under accessories) to crop and copy/paste or you can type them out on a word document.




4. Exit Ticket:  A hard copy of the several strengths...with your    

                     name on it.