Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, February 14th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #21:  Love ❤ Letter – to and from Teen TV Stereotypes.  Read/watch Hamlet Act III scenes 3 & 4 Act IV scenes 1 – 3.

FLIPGRID!!!  Past Deadline:  Submit an audio of your CCR via flipgrid.  Login with flipcode 251rc102 and your school @gcsd9.net email.  THIS DEADLINE has passed, but many of you still need to submit AUDIO.  Please do so ASAP!

Ongoing Hamlet assignment:  Each day we read/watch, do what you need to do to have an idea of what’s going on (e.g. reread, check sparknotes, get a no-fear version, ask, etc.).

English 8 – Wednesday, February 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Read Anne Lamott’s “Sh**** First Drafts” from Bird by Bird.  Work on drafting paper #2 – your critical review.

Deadline:  Draft #2 in Dropbox Drafts folder no later than class time on Tuesday, February 19th.

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Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #20:  Is Hamlet mad?  Explain yourself.  Read/watch Hamlet Act III scenes 1 & 2.

Past Deadline:  Submit an audio of your CCR via flipgrid.  Login with flipcode 251rc102 and your school @gcsd9.net email.  THIS DEADLINE has passed, but many of you still need to submit AUDIO.  Please do so ASAP!

Ongoing Hamlet assignment:  Each day we read/watch, do what you need to do to have an idea of what’s going on (e.g. reread, check sparknotes, get a no-fear version, ask, etc.).

English 8 – Tuesday, February 12th

Book talk & Indie read.  Work with example reviews & ideas & research.

If you have reviews:  Read them and see what the writer does to make it an effective _________ review.  What info did they need?  What tactics did the writer use?  What structure does the paper use?  Make notes.

If you don’t have reviews:  Find them.  Two different reviews of the same type of medium you hope to review.  Send links to Mrs. C via email or print them out yourself and bring to class.

Also:  Decide what you want to review.  How are you going to make that happen?  Start doing research to get the basics, making notes to recall what you already remember, and making plans to see, do, eat, listen, again to the items you want to review.

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, February 12th

Book talk & Indie read.  Read/watch Hamlet Act II scene 2 & Act III scenes 1 until “To Be or Not To Be” soliloquy.  Quickwrite #19:  “To Be or Not To Be” soliloquy.

Past Deadline:  Submit an audio of your CCR via flipgrid.  Login with flipcode 251rc102 and your school @gcsd9.net email.  THIS DEADLINE has passed, but many of you still need to submit AUDIO.  Please do so ASAP!

Ongoing Hamlet assignment:  Each day we read/watch, do what you need to do to have an idea of what’s going on (e.g. reread, check sparknotes, get a no-fear version, ask, etc.).

English 8 – Monday, February 11th

Book talk & Indie read.  Work with example reviews.

If you have reviews:  Read them and see what the writer does to make it an effective _________ review.  What info did they need?  What tactics did the writer use?  What structure does the paper use?  Make notes.

If you don’t have reviews:  Find them.  Two different reviews of the same type of medium you hope to review.  Send links to Mrs. C via email or print them out yourself and bring to class.

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, February 11th

Quickwrite #18:   Mufasa’s Ghost – The Lion King & Mufasa’s Death – The Lion King Read/watch Hamlet Act II scenes 1–2.

Deadline:  Submit a “teacher-ready” draft of your CCR by end of day Sunday, Feb. 10th.  Include an audio via flipgrid.  Login with flipcode 251rc102 and your school @gcsd9.net email.  THIS DEADLINE has passed, but many of you still need to submit AUDIO.  Please do so ASAP!

Ongoing Hamlet assignment:  Each day we read/watch, do what you need to do to have an idea of what’s going on (e.g. reread, check sparknotes, get a no-fear version, ask, etc.).

English 8 – Friday, February 8th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Quickwrite #11:  3 worst.  A continued look at reviews as a genre – note they can be postitive, negative, or even neutral.  What will you review?  Decide what category your review topic falls in – movie, restaurant, music, video game, etc.  Then search out other reviews of that type (NOT about your specific topic) to check out.

Assignment:  Find 2 reviews of two different “whatevers” in the category you hope to review and send links to them to Mrs. C via email.  Do this by Monday, so we can work with the examples in class.  (Example:  If I think I might want to do a restaurant review of Lascelles, then I should find two restaurant reviews to study (NOT any of Lascelles specifically).  Ideally, I will find a postive review and maybe also a negative review or a neutral one.

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, February 8th

Indie Read.  Quickwrite #17:  “My” Shakespeare Experience.  Read/watch Hamlet Act I scenes 2 – 5.

Deadline:  Submit a “teacher-ready” draft of your CCR by end of day Sunday, Feb. 10th.  Include an audio via flipgrid.  Login with flipcode 251rc102 and your school @gcsd9.net email.

Ongoing Hamlet assignment:  Each day we read/watch, do what you need to do to have an idea of what’s going on (e.g. reread, check sparknotes, get a no-fear version, ask, etc.).