English 9/10 – Monday, October 21st

Book talk & Indie read.  Upside Down:  calculate and update reading rate.

Set 2 personal reading goals

  1. quantity
  2. “other” challenge yourself to read outside your comfort zone.

Recap/Review How to Make Blackout Poetry.  More time to create them.  Pick one you like and add it to your notebook – label it “Blackout Poetry.”

Upcoming:  new novel The Poet X

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, October 21st

Indie read/Pre-conf sheets.  WRITE CLUB #3 – bless, address, press. Textbooks issued.

Assignment:  DUE WEDNESDAY – read chapter 1 of the text “Argument”

Complete 3 post-its:

  • Orange:  biggest take-away (what did you learn? what matters here?)
  • Blue:  best quote (verbatim w/ page #)
  • Pink: question that remains (specific or overall)

Upcoming:  Submission #1 info tomorrow (due Sunday 10/27)

Reminders:

  • Don’t for get QWXtra #2
  • Check out the @ReadWarriors tab above for Twitter book recommendation requirements.  Be sure to tweet before the end of October!

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, October 18th

Indie read.  “Lab” time.  Pre-conference sheet for draft #3.  (There is a version of this attached on the “WC CONF SHEET” page at the top of the site).

Deadline:  New Draft – QW or MB due for Monday WRITE CLUB (this means 11:59pm Sunday 10/20)

Reminders:

  • Don’t for get QWXtra #2
  • Check out the @ReadWarriors tab above for Twitter book recommendation requirements.  Be sure to tweet before the end of October!

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 17th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #14:  random pic #.  Upside Down:  Time Audit activity & observations.  Video: Crash Course “How and Why We Read” w/ John Green.

time audit notes screenshot

Upcoming:  “Lab” day tomorrow & new draft QW or MB for next Monday 10/21 WRITE CLUB.

Don’t forget:  Check out the @ReadWarriors tab above for Twitter book recommendation requirements.  I’ll be looking for each of you to have one for October, November, & December.  Details above!