Text of PEER EDITING Head 2 sheets of paper; SUBJECT: Peer Editing Essay #2. Take out your green,...
PEER EDITING Head 2 sheets of paper; SUBJECT: Peer Editing Essay #2. Take out your green, Argumentative Rubric.
BEAN TREES BY BARBARA KINGSOLVER In a world as wrong as this one, all we can do is make things as right as we can. There were two things about Mama. One is she always expected the best out of me. And the other is that then no matter what I did, whatever I came home with, she acted like it was the moon I had just hung up in the sky and plugged in all the stars. Like I was that good. I had decided early on that if I couldnt dress elegant, Id dress memorable. It's terrible to lose somebody, but it's also true that some people never have anybody to lose, and I think that's got to be so much worse.
THE POISONWOOD BIBLE BY BARBARA KINGSOLVER Dont try to make life a mathematics problem with yourself in the center and everything coming out equal. When youre good, bad things can still happen. And if youre bad, you can still be lucky. Listen. Slide the weight from your shoulders and move forward. You are afraid you might forget, but you never will. You will forgive and remember. Everything you're sure is right can be wrong in another place. Ive seen how you cant learn anything when youre trying to look like the smartest person in the room.
TRASH BY ANDY MULLIGAN "With the right key you can bust the door wide open. Because nobody's going to open it for you." "I learned perhaps more than any university could ever teach me. I learned that the world revolves around money. There are values and virtues and morals; there are relationships and trust and love---and all of that is important. Money, however, is more important and it is dripping all the time, like precious water. Some drink deep; others thirst. Without money, you shrivel and die. The absence of money is drought in which nothing can grow. Nobody knows the value of water until they've lived in a dry, dry place---like Behala. So many people, waiting for the rain."
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CHEW ON THIS BY ERIC SCHLOSSER & CHARLES WILSON And workers who needed to go to the bathroom weren't allowed to take a break. They were forced to pee right on the slaughterhouse floor, near meat that people would soon be eating. FROM THE AUTHOR The United States now has more prison inmates than full-time farmers. Twenty years ago, teenage boys in the United States drank twice as much milk as soda; now they drink twice as much soda as milk.
THE STATISTICAL PROBABILITY OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT BY ERIC SCHLOSSER & CHARLES WILSON It's not the changes that will break your heart; it's that tug of familiarity. Who would have guessed that four minutes could change everything? Is it possible not to ever know your type-not to even know you have a type-until quite suddenly you do? Theres always a gap between the burn and the sting of it, the pain and the realization.
PEER EDITING Head 2 sheets of paper; SUBJECT: Peer Editing Essay #2 Write your name on the back of the green score sheet. On the first sheet of paper: 1.Write peers name and period. 2.Write topic of paper. 3.Read the essay. 4.Score and reasoning for each: Purpose, Focus, and Organization (2-3 sentence response) Evidence and Elaboration (2-3 sentence response) Conventions of Standard English (1 sentence response) Switch papers with your shoulder partner and repeat for the second peer.