As of Monday all students should be finished researching the Scipio article and have begun writing the article. You should plan on finishing the rough draft of the article Tuesday.
Wednesday in class we’ll go over the rubric that will be used to assess your writing. You will also exchange papers with classmates and peer edit. This is a valuable step that you don’t want to miss out on. Here is a simple guide to help you on your way.
Paragraph 1: Introduction – Include a “hook” to make your readers interested in reading on. Also explain the Who, What, Where, When and How of Scipio. Tell your readers who he is and why it’s important.
Paragraph 2: Write about ideas from bullet points 1 and 2 on your handout.
Paragraph 3: Write about ideas from bullet points 3 and 4 on your handout.
Paragraph 4: Write about ideas from bullet points 5 and 6 on your handout.
Include at least two quotes in these 3 paragraphs. You can make these up, but they must fit in with your article
Paragraph 5: Conclusion. Summarize what you’ve said. Say it again in another way. End with a quote or catchy phrase to really impress your audience.
Here is the rubric your work will be assessed with: