Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 6th

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ check-in

STUDY/NOTES: Rhetorical Appeals – logos (appeal to logic) & kairos (moment of opportunity)

Quickwrite #18: “Consent as Tea” by BlueSeat Studios

REPRISE – Quickwrite #15: Revisit your magazine ad with your partner and talk about it. Notice how the appeals are used to “argue” the reader’s need for this product. Add to your quickwrite as needed.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Thursday, October 6th

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ check-in

Quickwrite #18: “Three Ways to Speak English” – Jamila Lyiscott TED Talk

STUDY: Codeswitching – “How Codeswitching Explains the World” NPR (click link below to read)

https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/04/08/176064688/how-code-switching-explains-the-world

REPRISE: Revisit today’s quickwrite and add some (additional) thoughts on codeswitching

TO-DO: Read your Book Club Novel to target #1 for Tuesday 10/11

PAST DUE: Writing #2 – Identity Poetry + Reflection WAS due in Dropbox no later than end of day 10/2 (see assignment at the MULTI-CULTURAL LIT WRITING tab above)

English 9/10 – Wednesday, October 5th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Write Time ⏰ for work on Writing #2.

DEADLINE: Writing #2 – Expanding Thinking from All American Boys – we will be working on this IN-CLASS this week – come prepared with thoughts, these excerpts & a charged Chromebook  – due end of day Thursday 10/6 (you can find the assignment under the ENGLISH 9/10 WRITING tab & on GClassroom)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 5th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY/NOTES: Rhetorical Appeals – pathos (appeal to emotion) & ethos (appeal to credibility)

Quickwrite #16: “Camaro” by Phil Kaye – extra focus on emotional appeal used in this piece

Quickwrite #17: “All Parents Are Cowards” by Michael Christie – extra focus on how credibility matters in this piece (click link below to read)

https://archive.nytimes.com/opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/12/all-parents-are-cowards/

TO DO: Read something . . . . Just. Because.

PAST DUE: Submission #1 WAS due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day 10/2

Multi-Cultural Lit – Wednesday, October 5th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite #17: People Pics – Write about your initial assumptions. Then consider how stereotype & bias play into those.

STUDY: Concept Maps (in groups by Novel #3 book choice). What feels important so far?

TO DO: Stay on schedule with reading Novel #3

PAST DUE: Writing #2 – Identity Poetry + Reflection WAS due in Dropbox no later than end of day 10/2 (see assignment at the MULTI-CULTURAL LIT WRITING tab above)

English 9/10 – Tuesday, October 4th

Indie Read

NOTEBOOK: Thoughts on Writing #2 Readings (2 min. for ea. of 3 selections)

WRITE TIME: Work on Writing #2 – Use your notebook thoughts from today to help you decide which topic to pick – CHOICE #1, CHOICE #2, or CHOICE #3

DEADLINE: Writing #2 – Expanding Thinking from All American Boys – we will be working on this IN-CLASS this week – come prepared with thoughts, these excerpts & a charged Chromebook 🙂 due end of day Thursday 10/6 (you can find the assignment under the ENGLISH 9/10 WRITING tab & on GClassroom)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, October 4th

REVIEW: Notetaking with Crash Course: Study Skills

Indie Read

Quickwrite #15: Visual Argument – Magazine Ad. What does the ad try to do? How? / What magazine is it from? Why does that matter?

NOTE REVIEW: Everything’s an Argument Chapter 1 (slides – you can find them on GClassroom if you need to recap)

TO DO: Read something . . . . Just. Because.

PAST DUE: Submission #1 WAS due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day 10/2

Multi-Cultural Lit – Tuesday, October 4th

Book Schedules for Novel #3: Target dates – 1. Tues. 10/22 2. Wed. 10/19 3. Thur. 10/27

  • Monday’s Not Coming * 140 * 273 * 435
  • American Street * 104 * 216 * 324
  • Everything Everything * 104 * 206 * 310
  • Dear Martin * 67 * 137 * 208

Indie Read

NOTEBOOK: Predictions & Outcomes Part I – Start a two-page spread with Predictions on the left and Outcomes on the right (kind of a before & after). Spend 5 minutes listing as many predictions as you can make about what will happen in the novel or to the characters, etc. (We’ll come back to outcomes later – just leave it blank for now. . . .)

TO DO: Stay on schedule with reading Novel #3

PAST DUE: Writing #2 – Identity Poetry + Reflection WAS due in Dropbox no later than end of day 10/2 (see assignment at the MULTI-CULTURAL LIT WRITING tab above)

English 9/10 – Monday, October 3rd

Indie Read

STUDY: Reading in preparation for Writing #2 – expanding thinking from All American Boys

  • NYT Youth Radio essays “First Experience with Racism”
  • The Other Talk by Brendan Kiely – Ch. 3
  • “Why Are There Racist People?” by Duncan Tonatiuh

ASSIGNMENT: Writing #2 – Expanding Thinking from All American Boys – we will be working on this IN-CLASS this week – come prepared with thoughts, these excerpts & a charged Chromebook 🙂