Into the Wild Test; The Five Five Five Challenge Writing Piece

22 Oct

12th Grade:

Quick Write:  What is a position you have regarding the Sachem Scavenger Hunt; What is a position you disagree about regarding the hunt?

We will spend a few minutes discussing the layout for an editorial piece regarding the Sachem Scavenger Hunt Scandal.

  1. Title- The title should make a statement about your opinion that is clear for the reader
  2. Clear Thesis- Within your first paragraph you should be clearly stating what your opinion is, that you will prove in your editorial
  3. Give reasons why you think your opinion is valid.
  4. Mention an opposing viewpoint and explain why your viewpoint is better.
  5. Close by clearly reaffirming your viewpoint

Into the Wild Test in class.

Tomorrow we will work on the writing piece in class. It is due Friday.

9th and 10th Grade:

Quick Write:

  1. What kind of movies do you like best?
  2. Write down 3 random places.
  3. Write down 3 random objects.

We will begin our next piece, The Five Five Five Challenge (which is due Friday).   For this piece, you can write about anything you want, but you must do the following:

  1. Use any Five vocabulary words.
  2. Use any Five skills.
  3. Use any Five of the random places and objects we listed in class, or the following:
    At some point a character says:

    -“How did you find out?”

    -“It must have fallen out of my hands.”

    -“My monkey is missing!”

    -“Look behind you!”

    -“Now that’s what I call getting down.”


    -An object that is symbolic

    -A sound

    -A smell

    -A description of a texture

    -Time Travel

One Response to “Into the Wild Test; The Five Five Five Challenge Writing Piece”


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