Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, September 24th

Indie read. (Xtra:  voter registration for anyone 18 by Nov. 6). Revision-cycle:  college app edition.

Reminder:  You should be building one Quickwrite Xtra each week.  You can find inspiration in the slide deck on the QW Xtra page above.

Upcoming:  New paper for WRITE CLUB this Friday 9/24.  (MB or QW expansion)

To Do:  Make any revisions you’d like to the papers you’ve written thus far.  Use your group feedback or even solicit feedback from other friends and fellow writers.

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MCL&R – Monday, September 24th

Indie read.  (Xtra:  voter registration for anyone 18 by Nov. 6).  Thought log writing:  pick any of the starters in the front of your logbook, copy it onto the next new page and write about your book club read.  Xtra reading time (SOOO many of you are almost finished with book club books!  We will discuss TOMORROW… one more day to make it happen).

Upcoming:  Paper #1 – What is paper #1 about? For this paper, you will be expanding one of the 11 quickwrites we have written.  What is worth talking about?  What story do you have to tell? What do you feel needs to be said?

*(Yes, you have to write something.  Remember, there aren’t any tests in this course, so this is how you show you are growing as a reader, writer, and thinker.)

Deadline:  This paper should be typed and in your Dropbox WC Drafts folder by classtime on FRIDAY!

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, September 21st

Book trailers & Indie read. WRITE CLUB:  college app edition.

Reminder:  You should be building one Quickwrite Xtra each week.  You can find inspiration in the slide deck on the QW Xtra page above.

To Do:  Make any revisions you’d like to the papers you’ve written thus far.  Use your group feedback or even solicit feedback from other friends and fellow writers.

 

MCL&R – Friday, September 21st

Book trailers & Indie read.  Quickwrite #13:  I’m Not Racist – Joyner Lucas “Lab” time for work on paper #1.*

What is paper #1 about? For this paper, you will be expanding one of the 11 quickwrites we have written.  What is worth talking about?  What story do you have to tell? What do you feel needs to be said?

*(Yes, you have to write something.  Remember, there aren’t any tests in this course, so this is how you show you are growing as a reader, writer, and thinker.)

Deadline: Book club end target is MONDAY!  Read, read, read (if you still need to).

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, September 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #9: Take A Knee – Kwame Alexander “Lab” time for work on College App Essays.  Pre-conference sheet for tomorrow’s WRITE CLUB.

Deadline:  College App Essay draft due in your drafts folder for WRITE CLUB tomorrow! (Your paper should be in the folder even if you, for some reason, aren’t present in class).  Please type the prompt you are answering at the top of the page, too.

Reminder:  You should be building one Quickwrite Xtra each week.  You can find inspiration in the slide deck on the QW Xtra page above.

MCL&R – Thursday, September 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #12:  This Is America – Childish Gambino Recap/Finish setting up MLA Templates in Dropbox. “Lab” time for work on paper #1.*

What is paper #1 about? For this paper, you will be expanding one of the 11 quickwrites we have written.  What is worth talking about?  What story do you have to tell? What do you feel needs to be said?

*(Yes, you have to write something.  Remember, there aren’t any tests in this course, so this is how you show you are growing as a reader, writer, and thinker.)

MCL&R – Wednesday, September 19th

Indie read.  RLaW practice – book club excerpts (look for “moves” & share with a bc member).  MLA Template set-up on Chromebooks.

Upcoming:  Paper #1 – you will be expanding one of the 11 quickwrites we have written.  What is worth talking about?  What story do you have to tell? What do you feel needs to be said?

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, September 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite:  revision (choose one to reread and make some changes – consider the possibilities).

College App Essay – tips, examples, notice big “moves” that make examples effective.

Upcoming:  More look at college essays tomorrow, lab time on Thursday, & a draft of your college app essay for WRITE CLUB on Friday.

MCL&R – Tuesday, September 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite:  revision (choose one to reread and make some changes – consider the possibilities). What is Writing?  Part II notes on process and “real” writing.  Book club discussion:  What’s worth talking about? What surprised you?

Assignment:  Read your book club book and head for the next target — Monday 9/24 is the END! 🙂  Keep any notes you need or thoughts you are having in your book club log.