Multi-Cultural Lit – Tuesday, November 19th

Read aloud & book talk.  Study:  Read Like a Writer (RLaW) tips & practice.  Notebook Clip-in: Read & annotate “Only Daughter” by Sandra Cisneros with RLaW techniques.

Deadline:  Book club target #2 tomorrow ❤

Upcoming:  Book talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Sign up and be ready! Don’t forget to record your FLIPGRID 🙂

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 19th

Read aloud & Indie read.  Quickwrite #23: n-word (your thoughts) Study:  language use “the n-word” watch video clips from Black-ishDear White People, and Ta-nehisi Coates “When Every Word Doesn’t Belong to Everyone”  Finish video clips from The Art of Rap as background to thinking about the rhetoric of rap.

Upcoming:  Book talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Sign up and be ready! And don’t forget your FLIPGRID 🙂

 

Multi-Cultural Lit – Monday, November 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Student Book talk information & signups.  Book Club #2 formation.  Group scheduling of targets #1 – 4.

  • Target #1:  Wed. 11/20
  • Target #2: Mon. 12/2
  • Target #3: Thurs. 12/5
  • Target #4:  Mon. 12/9 (endgame)

Upcoming:  Book Talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Signup, record your Flipgrid, be prepared.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, November 15th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Quickwrite #23:  “We Need Diverse Books” video.  Book Club #2:  book browse & select.

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).  THIS WAS ALREADY DUE!!!
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 15th

Book trailers & Indie read. Study:  Infinite Possibilities: Tips on Revision & a look at more student revision examples.

Unlimited Power – Manipulation

Deadline:  Submission #2 in Dropbox Submissions folder (properly labeled) & audio/video in FLIPGRID (info on the submission sheet) no later than Sunday 11/17 at 11:59pm

If you haven’t already:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26) – Sign ups on MONDAY!