Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Building thoughts and sources for a future writing piece while building citations entries (MLA Style).  Quickwrite #10:“When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny” – Blythe Baird Quickwrite #11: “The Friend Zone” – Dylan Garity Quickwrite #12: “The Chambers of a Gun” – Zanne Langlois

To Do:  Build works cited entries for the works we read today.

Reminders:

  • Clean up loose documents in your Dropbox folders this week (don’t delete anything)
  • Read something awesome!

English 8 – Thursday, January 17th

Book talks & Indie read. “What is Writing?”  process notes.  Dropbox folder troubleshooting (working on the email verification thing).

Reminders:

  • Xtra post-its & scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday (tomorrow!)
  • Read something awesome!

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, January 17th

Book talk & Indie read. Building thoughts and sources for a future writing piece while building citations entries (MLA Style).  Quickwrite #8: “Lady Gaga’s R. Kelly Apology Is a Reminder that Abuse Isn’t Provocative” – Spencer Kornhaber  Quickwrite #9:  “The Boys Are Not All Right” – Michael Ian Black

To Do:  Build works cited entries for the two works we read today.

Reminders:

  • SIUE Contest entries to Mrs. C TODAY
  • Xtra post-its or scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday (tomorrow!)
  • Clean up loose documents in your Dropbox folders this week (don’t delete anything)
  • Read something awesome

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, January 16th

Book talk & Indie read. Building thoughts and sources for a future writing piece while building citations entries (MLA Style).  Quickwrite #6:  “A Solution to Gun Violence Found in US History” – David Farrell Quickwrite #7:  “Selfies and Seeing Ourselves – One Artist’s Look in the Mirror” – Christina Balch

To Do:  Build works cited entries for the two works we read today.

Reminders:

  • SIUE Contest entries to Mrs. C TODAY
  • Xtra post-its or scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday
  • Clean up loose documents in your Dropbox folders this week (don’t delete anything)
  • Read something awesome

English 8 – Tuesday, January 15th

Book talk & Indie read. Dropbox set-up.

7th hour — Quickwrite #4:  excerpt from Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life. Reading & writing and their inverse relationship.

Reminders:

  • Xtra post-its & scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday
  • Read something awesome!

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 15th

Book talk & Indie read.  Brief intro to read, write, think activities for next few days – building thoughts and sources for a future writing piece while building citations entries (MLA Style).  Quickwrite #4:  “Feminism” from Bad Feminist  by Roxane Gay. Quickwrite #5:  “11:20” from Love and Other Ways of Dying by Michael Paterniti.

To Do:  Build works cited entries for the two works we read today.

Reminders:

  • SIUE Contest entries to Mrs. C by Wednesday (that’s tomorrow!)
  • Xtra post-its or scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday
  • Clean up loose documents in your Dropbox folders this week (don’t delete anything)
  • Read something awesome

English 8 – Monday, January 14th

Indie read with rate calculation and goal setting.

3rd hour – reading & writing and their inverse relationship, Quickwrite #4:  excerpt from Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life.

7th hour – video: How and Why We Read (and Write) – Crash Course w/ John Green, Quickwrite #2: excerpt from The Terrible Two.  Quickwrite #3:  “Poem for an Inked Daughter”

Reminders:

  • Xtra post-its & scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday
  • Read something awesome!