Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, May 17th / Wednesday, May 19th

WRITE: Quickwrite #30 (THE LAST ONE) – What does it mean to be a warrior?

BOOK RETURNS!!

STUDY: Take With You – a set of slides (with talk-through) that highlights what we learned this year about writing

TO-DO: Take the end of semester survey (contains a permission for use form too). You’ll find it attached to today’s GClassroom post.

PAST-DUE: Everything!!!

TOMORROW: Come back for a special read-aloud and a wrap-up of our independent reading journey.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, May 14th

OFFICE HOURS: Use the zoom link in GClassroom to stop in for assistance or to get answers to your questions. Anytime between 7:20am & 11:20am that you aren’t supposed to be in someone else’s live meet is fine.

CHECK-IN: Update the Padlet with whatever you’ve been reading lately. Take a break from social media and find just a few minutes to escape into a book of your choice.

DEADLINES & REMINDERS:

  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – no later than end of day TODAY Friday 5/14 (documents in Dropbox – be sure it’s in your Submissions folder!)
  • GRADE PITCH – no later than end of day SUNDAY 5/16 (Flipgrid video)

NEXT WEEK: Senior wrap up.

You got this.

❤

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, May 11th / Thursday, May 13th

WRITE/CREATE/STUDY: Time to work on portfolio, notebook tours, & grade pitches.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS:

  • NOTEBOOK TOUR – due no later than end of day 5/12 or 13 (This is a Flipgrid video assignment. Please read & follow the directions.)
  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – due no later than end of day 5/13 or 14 (This assignment is a collection of work in Dropbox. Please read & follow the directions.)

PAST DUE:

  • MEMORY BOOK – was due in Dropbox 5/9
  • MG PROJECT/PAPER & PRESENTATION – was due in Dropbox & Flipgrid 5/2

NEXT WEEK: Semester wrap-up – last notebook writing, return Mrs. C’s books, a review of what this year taught us, survey, & a wrap-up of your independent reading. Be here to celebrate what makes senior year memorable.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, May 10th / Wednesday, May 12th

READ: The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

WRITE/CREATE/STUDY: Portfolio overview and time to write/create/work.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS:

  • NOTEBOOK TOUR – due no later than end of day 5/12 or 13 (This is a Flipgrid video assignment. Please read & follow the directions.)
  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – due no later than end of day 5/13 or 14 (This assignment is a collection of work in Dropbox. Please read & follow the directions.)

PAST DUE:

  • MEMORY BOOK – was due in Dropbox 5/9
  • MG PROJECT/PAPER & PRESENTATION – was due in Dropbox & Flipgrid 5/2

UPCOMING: Time for work on portfolios & grade pitch instructions.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, May 7th

OFFICE HOURS: Use the zoom link in GClassroom to stop in for assistance or to get answers to your questions. Anytime between 7:20am & 11:20am that you aren’t supposed to be in someone else’s live meet is fine.

CHECK-IN: Update the Padlet with whatever you’ve been reading lately. Take a break from social media and find just a few minutes to escape into a book of your choice.

DEADLINES & REMINDERS: Memory Book folders complete no later than end of day Sunday 5/9. Other end of semester dates on the senior calendar (listed in GClassroom under Classwork – End of Semester material).

NEXT WEEK: Notebook tours & portfolio work.

Keep moving forward.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, May 4th / Thursday, May 6th

WRITE: Quickwrite #29 – What’s Your Biggest Regret?

MEMORY BOOK WORK TIME: Use class time to work & ask questions if needed. Quick tips: please proofread & use paragraphs when ideas shift (specifically in the shorts) – explore different genres in your focus pages (they shouldn’t all be the same style) – follow the directions on the last page of the assignment sheet to be sure to arrange your folder & name your pieces correctly.

NEW: I’ve added important details & an FAQ list to the DIGITAL MB tab at the top of the site. I’ll add Q & A as they become relevant. AND check out the video on GClassroom that shows and talks you through what your Memory Book folder should look like in Dropbox.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS: Final Digital Memory Book due no later than end of day Sunday 5/9 in Dropbox Submissions folder. IF you are completing a physical book, email Mrs. C to make arrangements for turning in (promise you’ll get it back).

NEXT WEEK: Portfolio construction & reflection, notebook tours.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, May 3rd / Wednesday, May 5th

WRITE: Quickwrite #28 – How to Start a Movement by Derek Sivers

WRITE CLUB: Check out your group members’ presentations in Flipgrid. Leave them some reaction or response (remember it’s already final so keep it postitive but specific) by either video or text commenting in Flipgrid.

MEMORY BOOK WORK TIME: Use class time to work & ask questions if needed. Quick tips: please proofread & use paragraphs when ideas shift (specifically in the shorts) – explore different genres in your focus pages (they shouldn’t all be the same style) – follow the directions on the last page of the assignment sheet to be sure to arrange your folder & name your pieces correctly.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS: Final Digital Memory Book due no later than end of day Sunday 5/9 in Dropbox Submissions folder. IF you are completing a physical book, email Mrs. C to make arrangements for turning in (promise you’ll get it back).

*Senior Calendar for due dates for all the work remaining this semester (on last week’s GClassroom). Find the assignment sheets as a whole listed as material in GClassroom if you like to work ahead. (They will still be posted as assignments week to week.)

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, April 30th

OFFICE HOURS:  Most of today’s time is scheduled 1:1 conferences. If you have a quick question and can wait patiently, pop in the zoom and I’ll work you in in-between those meetings or email and I’ll get back to you.

TO CHECK-IN:  Complete the Best Book Survey on today’s GClassroom post. THIS will count for attendance TODAY (must be complete before Monday to count for attendance).

TO-DO: Finalize your MG, record your presentation, & think about working ahead on your Memory Book or Portfolio.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS: Final MG Research Paper due no later than end of day Sunday 5/2 in Dropbox Submissions folder & presentation screenshare video due in Flipgrid.

UPCOMING: Next week, work on Memory Book & our last quickwrites of the semester. Keep moving forward.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, April 27th / Thursday, April 29th

CONFERENCES/WORK TIME: The remainder of classtime today for work – writing, revising, rearranging, polishing, etc. – on your MG project.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS: Final MG Research Paper due no later than end of day Sunday 5/2 in Dropbox Submissions folder & presentation screenshare video due in Flipgrid.

Senior Calendar for due dates for all the work remaining this semester. Find the assignment sheets as a whole listed as material in GClassroom if you like to work ahead. (They will still be posted as assignments week to week.)