Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 23rd

Sign-It Board: Add your name based on how many books you’ve read.

Indie Read.

Upside-Down: Reading Reflection – how’s independent reading going? expand.

Notebook: Comma “rules” notes. Commas that set-off non-essentials & closers, commas after introductory elements (sometimes making complex sentences) & openers, conventional reasons to use commas. COMMAS ARE FOR READERS!

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30

English 9/10 – Tuesday, November 23rd

Sign-It Board: Add your name based on how many books you’ve read.

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #26: Bad Girls with Perfect Faces (Table Topics ?s)

Quickwrite #27: After. . .

TO DO: Make sure your notebook is up to date. Use the ENGLISH 9/10 NOTEBOOK CHECKLIST tab at the top to see what you might be missing (and how to fix that).

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, November 22nd

Book Trailers & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #24: Fortunately, Unfortunately . . . (w/ random pictures)

Notebook: Comma “rules” notes. Commas that separate items in a series (& coordinate adjectives) & Commas that help join independent clauses (creating compound sentences). The rest of comma “rules” tomorrow.

READ SOMETHING AWESOME!

English 9/10 – Monday, November 22nd

Book Trailers & Indie Read.

READ: Finish Bad Girls w/ Perfect Faces by Lynn Weingarten. If you missed class, you can find a pdf to help you catch up posted as material in GClassroom).

TO DO: Make sure your notebook is up to date. Use the ENGLISH 9/10 NOTEBOOK CHECKLIST tab at the top to see what you might be missing (and how to fix that).

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 19th

Take the student path survey (directions and link on today’s GClassroom stream).

Indie Read 🙂 & update the padlet with a new post-it.

TO-DO: Make changes and revisions as needed to any papers in your Dropbox folders, but particularly the rap rhetorical analysis (based on yesterday’s WRITE CLUB and your understanding of the assignment).

DEADLINES: Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)

English 9/10 – Friday, November 19th

Quickwrite #25: Random pictures (use the photo you chose and write anything you’d like: a description, a memory, something true, a made-up story… you decide)

Take the student paths survey (directions and link on today’s GClassroom stream).

Indie Read 🙂 and update your padlet with a new post-it.

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, November 18th

Pre-Conference Post-its (to guide your thinking)

WRITE CLUB!! Follow Bless, Address, Press protocol to work through the rap rhetorical analysis drafts. Some extra tips for making sure your paper does what is supposed to do (you can find this pdf on today’s GClassroom stream).

DEADLINES: Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)

PAST DUE: Writing #6 – Part Two: rhetoric of rap paper due no later than end of day Wednesday 11/17 (this draft should be complete)