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Immersion: “This I Believe” Essays

NAME: _____________________________________ Thurs., 5/21/09 and Fri., 5/22/09

You will have the opportunity to read several essays, written by


students under the age of 18, over the course of the next two
days. After you read each essay, please take time to thoughtfully
answer each of the questions before you move on to the next
student’s essay. This packet of sheets will be collected at the end
of Writing Workshop on Friday, 5/22/09.
1. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

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2. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

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3. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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4. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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____________________

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5. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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____________________

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6. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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7. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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____________________

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8. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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____________________

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9. The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________

____________________

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10.The author of this essay was: ____________________________________

1. This essay was about


______________________________________________________.

2. The author of this essay believes strongly about


_____________________________.

3. What did you notice about ___________________’s Essay? (Be


specific.)

______________________________________________________________

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Now that you’ve read all of these essays, what are three BIG THINGS you
learned about writing essays about things a person believes in strongly? (List
them below.)

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Please turn this completed packet into

the Writing Tray at the end of Writing

Workshop (i.e., after we share).

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