• Teacher Essay Notes

     

    Rough Draft 1A –Graphic Organizer and Quick Write #1

     

    positive attitude, passionate, sense of humor, motivational/ inspirational, encouraging/ challenges, patience, teach at a good pace/extra time, firm but fair, discipline/ stern, allows me to be responsible/ held accountable for choices and actions, intelligent on subject matter/ educated, offers security/ safe environment, shows kindness/ compassion, understanding/ sympathy/ empathy, listens to me/ attentive to my needs, trustworthy/ reliable, relatable, resourceful, *organized (teacher example), prepared, task-oriented, focused, flexibility, forgiving/doesn't hold grudges, confidence, determination, equality/ open-minded, no favoritism, professional, hands on activities, creative/artistic/imaginative, fun/entertaining assignments/ varied teaching, energetic, supportive/helpful

    Autobiographical Incident-I,me,my,mine

     

    Rough Draft 1B- 3-5 topics/ claim/incident

              *Why they are important: to be a successful student explanation/response

                1. Why is this trait important to you? explanation/ response

                2. How does this trait help you to be a successful student?closing

    Ex: 1. Organized

    1.-       a)The teacher won't lose my papers/ tests/ projects and make me do them over again [or a zero/red square]

             b)  -Waste of learning time for me when the teacher is not organized [lose trust in the abilities of the teacher] I learn more, use time wisely, be organized like them.

             c) -Teacher is a positive role model, therefore I can be better organized. Ex: set up binder- dividers, spiral notebook, etc... 

             d) -  A clean classroom keeps me calm ( can use the quote here instead) "A cluttered desk/backpack/Binder=a cluttered mind"

             e)- The teacher won't mess up my scheduling and planning

             f)- When not organized, incomplete tasks leads me to unfinished lessons. (Teach the wrong lesson)

             g) -The teacher won't mix up the grades in the gradebook/ Aeries

     

     

    Create word family: clean, neat, tidy, calm, smooth, found, positive, role-model, on task, on schedule, stress-free, learning, benefit, up-to-date, aware, trust, balanced, safe, secure, up-to-date

     

    Order of Preference (1 is the most important)

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    What Qualities Make a Teacher Great?/ Rough Draft 1B Closings 

    closing to the claim-How does this trait help me to be a successful student? 

    Objective: close/conclude each claim. Make sure each closing sounds unique. Do not repeat the phrase over, but instead word it specifically for each claim. Use the back if necessary. 

    (Little 2) 2. Teacher example: Organized 

    This topic helps me be successful by learning from the positive traits the teacher displays with organization. It will help me be more organized in the future. Ex: high school, college, job, career, family, life. 

     

     

    What Qualities Make a Teacher Great/ Rough Draft 1C Part 1 and 2 

    Rough Draft 1C/ Part 1- personal experiences evidence/ response pronounsI, Me, My, Mine 

    (2 personal experiences- positive or negative- use proactive language only)  

    Part 2- Rough Draft1C/Part 2- evidence/response 

     *How does this experience affect me? Initial reaction (happened right away)  

    *How has these experiences helped shape who I am today? hindsight (happened after reflection) (What was the original intention?) 

    Is it a positive outcome or negative? 

    Ex: 1. Organized  

    - Mrs. Yung- positive + (Part 1) 

    1. 1.Gives tips on how to organize my binders. Ex: dividers, folders, have enough room, web page
    2. Gradebook updated-back up gradebook/ no loss of assignments

     “There is no blackhole in the classroom.”- Mrs. Yung 

    1. Clean orderly classroom- labeled boxes, space for everything, neat desk

    “a cluttered desk = a cluttered mind.”- Mrs. Yung 

    1. Negative marks are present on the board
    2. Requires proper heading onall papers/ passed up by rows/ clipped at the end and rubber-banded 
    3. Displays time management/ doesn’t waste time/ plans ahead/ transition-segue without an interruption/ on task
    4. Agenda binder and agenda are present/ specific order/ has class secretary

     

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    1. Part 1 Trait experience #1  

     

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    1. Part 1 Trait experience #1 

     

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    What Qualities Make a Teacher Great?/ Rough Draft 1D- Introductions and Conclusions 

    Objective: create a strong introduction and conclusion for the entire essay 

    Introduction (hook/entice/draw in/lure your reader/ grab the attention of the reader) Remember you can hook an audience with action, reaction, and/or dialogue 

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    Conclusion/ Closing/ Reflection (completes your essay/ satisfies your reader-dark chocolate!) 

    1. Basic (hamburger/ pepperoni pizza) $- Very straightforwardlanguage

    1I Great teachers have important qualities. Some qualities that make a teacher great are… 

    1C These are qualities that I think make a great teacher. All of these qualities are important to me because…(ice-cream) 

    1. Refined (steak and lobster) $$$$

    2I Having a teacher that a student thinks is great could really have a positive impact on the student’s education. In order to be a great teacher, you must do or have these qualities: 

    2C To be a great teacher you must obtain these qualities…All these examples lead to one notion- a great teacher. (soufflé) 

    1. Figurative(chips and salsa) $$-$$$$

    3I The qualities that make a teacher great are really just five main keys. 

    3C Those are, in my opinion, are the five keys that help [for] me. (banana spilt) 

    Create examples of each set: Don't forget to identify key words and phrases to match the writing style 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Basic 

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    C-1-2 sentences 

     

     

    Refined 

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    Figurative 

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    After #3 on binder paper 

    Full Introduction 4-7 sentences  

    Full Conclusion 4-7 sentences 

    *Write whatever writing style you choose-the one that feels natural to you. Make sure you stay consistent throughout the essay.  

    *Remember: Figurative will use allegories, analogies, metaphors.  

    *Keep in mind that a conclusion will allow the reader to know what you learned from this experience and why it matters to you. 

     

     

     

    What Qualities Make a Teacher Great?/ Rough Draft 1E 

    Objective: put A-D together in an organized form. Construct/build your essay/ put it all together! Follow this formula. 

      

    1D-Introduction 

      

    1st trait #1 (claim) each claim is about 3-4 paragraphs 

      Topic Sentence for trait 

      1B (#1) (little) 

      1C (both parts 1&2) 

      1B (#2) closing 

      

    2nd trait #2 (claim) each claim is about 3-4 paragraphs 

    Topic Sentence for trait 

      1B (#1) (little) 

      1C (both parts 1&2) 

      1B (#2) closing 

       

      3rd trait #3 (claim) each claim is about 3-4 paragraphs 

    Topic Sentence for trait 

      1B (#1) (little) 

      1C (both parts 1&2) 

      1B (#2) closing 

      

     

     

    4th trait #4 (claim) each claim is about 3-4 paragraphs 

    Topic Sentence for trait 

      1B (#1) (little) 

      1C (both parts 1&2) 

      1B (#2) closing 

      

    5th trait #5 (claim) each claim is about 3-4 paragraphs 

    Topic Sentence for trait 

      1B (#1) (little) 

      1C (both parts 1&2) 

      1B (#2) closing 

      

      

    (After last trait) 

    1D- Conclusion-dark chocolate! You did it☺