Can be printed out as a whole and given to students in booklet form, or saved and printed individually. Contains over 30 pages of activities! A one-month plan complete with schedules, group projects, individual assignments, response notes, graphic organizers, and essay topics. Throughout the packet, I have exercises with the following abbreviations:
CD = Concrete Details or unquestionable information from the text
CM= Commentary, or students' views as to why the information provided is important.
TLCD = Transitional Language Concrete Details, which is a statement that can serve as a transition between a topic sentence and a concrete detail in a paragraph.
THS = Thesis statement
TS = Topic Sentence
CS = Concluding Sentence