English 9/10 – Monday, October 18th

Book Talk & Indie Read.

READ: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon section 1 – pages 1-23. (If you missed class, you can find a PDF on GClassroom to stay caught up.)

Quickwrite #15: “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked” by Cage the Elephant – read, listen, & respond….what do you think?

Multi-Cultural Lit – Monday, October 18th

Book Talk & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #22: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino / Donald Glover

Read Reviews:

Rolling Stone: Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ Is a Nightmare We Can’t Afford to Look Away From https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/donald-glovers-this-is-america-is-a-nightmare-we-cant-afford-to-look-away-from-630177/

Pitchfork: Childish Gambino “This Is America” https://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/childish-gambino-this-is-america/

Spin: The Cynicism Of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” https://www.spin.com/2018/05/donald-glover-this-is-america-review/

Revisit QW#22 and add other thoughts. What do you notice? What do you wonder?

English 9/10 – Friday, October 15th

Indie Read w/ Padlet check-in.

WATCH: Austin Kleon at Bond 2018 (We’ll read his book Steal Like an Artist next week 🙂 )

DEADLINE: Writing #3 – your listicle “__#__Things” due no later than end of day today (submit in GClassroom as soon as possible)

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 14th

Indie Read.

Writing Time! Class time to draft your attempt at listicle “____ Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to _________” (detailed assignment on GClassroom as Classwork or on the Rhet-Comp Writing Assignments tab above)

DEADLINE: Writing #4 – ” _____Things” due no later than end of day Thursday 10/14 (you will NEED this paper complete in Dropbox in class on Friday!)

English 9/10 – Thursday, October 14th

Indie Read.

Writing Day! Work on writing #3 – listicle of either “____ Things You Can Do To Improve Your _______” OR “____ Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to _________” (see the assignment sheet either in GClassroom – it’s a writing assignment – or at the English 9/10 Writing Assignments tab above)

DEADLINE: Writing #3 due no later than end of day Friday 10/15

Multi-Cultural Lit – Thursday, October 14th

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #21: Novel #2 (target 2) What surprised you? What’s worth talking about?

Group Discussions Novel #2 – Everything Everything or Dear Martin or All American Boys.

DEADLINES:

  • Read to target #3 (the end) in your novel no later than classtime Thursday 10/21.
  • Turn in ANY past due writing assignments (and then email Mrs. C that you submitted)

English 9/10 – Wednesday, October 13th

Writing Day! Work on writing #3 – listicle of either “____ Things You Can Do To Improve Your _______” OR “____ Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to _________” (see the assignment sheet either in GClassroom – it’s a writing assignment – or at the English 9/10 Writing Assignments tab above)

DEADLINE: Writing #3 due no later than end of day Friday 10/15