This I Believe: Sept 26-27


  1. Students read independently for fifteen minutes and recorded their progress on the weekly reading log.
  2. After rereading the exemplar essays for their assignment (This I Believe essay or the Common App essay), students answered these Mentor Text Questions.
  3. For the remainder of class, students brainstormed ideas for their essays by completing two activities:
    1. This I Believe / Common App brainstorming activity
    2. Topics close to your heart


  1. Be reading. Meet or exceed your weekly reading goal.
  2. Summer reading is due this week, September 29-30!

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