We began Wednesday's class with a Quickwrite.
Students then shared the rough drafts of their Argumentative Essays in a peer critique session.
Next, I gave a short lesson on creating a Works Cited page for an Argumentative Essay.
I recommend using the following resource to create your Works Cited page. Be sure to select "Website Document" in the menu to the left:
The homework from this class was to complete the Works Cited page and bring your complete rough draft to Friday's class.
We began with a Quickwrite. Students then turned in their essays.
Next, we explored the topic of human genetic engineering, which has been in the news quite a bit lately.
We started by watching a video on the topic:
After the video we had a group discussion on the ethics and potential of human gene editing.
Lastly, I assigned a homework assignment consisting of research and writing on human genetic engineering. It is attached below. It is due next Friday (3/17).