Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, February 3rd

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ ✓ in

Quickwrite #14: YOUR Shakespeare Experience

STUDY: Shakespeare background + reading tips for Elizabethan English

TO-DO: Take the MLA Citations Understanding Survey in GClassroom

DEADLINES:

  • PART IV CCR assignment – teacher-ready draft submission due in Dropbox submissions folder no later than end of day Tuesday 2/7 (details on yesterday’s post & at RCAssignment tab above)
  • Memory Book Short (1st) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/12* (see directions on the Memory Book Info sheet)

*updated and delayed due date from the original

English 8 – Friday, February 3rd

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ clipboard ✓ in

STUDY: Imagery practice – work in groups to create some writing that evokes an emotion (you’ll spin for one) – then see if your writing was effective – use sensory images and details for best results

ASSIGNMENT: Draft #2 – the song memoir due no later than end of day Wednesday 2/8 (assignment sheet posted yesterday & above at ENG8 Assignment tab)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 1st

Read Aloud: After the Fall by Dan Santat

Indie Read

Quickwrite #13: What do YOU want out of WRITE CLUB this semester?

WRITE TIME ⌚

DEADLINES:

  • CCR draft (2-3 pages + citations) due no later than end of day TODAY!
  • Optional – pre-conference sheet for the CCR (can help you make sure you are “on the right track”)
  • Memory Book Short (1st of 4) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/5 (see Digital Memory Book directions for details)

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

English 8 – Wednesday, February 1st

Read Aloud: After the Fall by Dan Santat

Indie Read

Quickwrite #8: Last Song (check the last song you listened to and write about it)

STUDY: Rhetorical Situation in Poetry – Choose one of the poems below and think about the writer, the reader, and the text (use notes from yesterday’s triangle as a guide)

“Simon Says” by Ashley Davis & Oompa ▶️ https://m.facebook.com/teachfortheculture/videos/powerful-spoken-word-performed-by-ashley-davis-and-oompa-piece-entitled-simon-sa/658053502035379/

PAST-DUE: Draft #1 was due last week. Make sure it is an MSWord file in your Dropbox draft folder.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 31st

Indie Read

STUDY: WRITE CLUB data analysis – Take a look as a class at what the best members did for our groups as well as what was frustrating. . . Let’s use this knowledge to move forward this semester.

STUDY: Example CCR paper with MLA citations. Check it out on GClassroom if you missed or just want to look again at the work/citations.

DEADLINES:

  • CCR draft (2-3 pages + citations) due no later than end of day Wednesday 2/1
  • Memory Book Short (1st of 4) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/5 (see Digital Memory Book directions for details)

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

English 8 – Tuesday, January 31st

Book Trailers & Indie Read

Quickwrite #7: Emotional States

STUDY/NOTES: The Rhetorical Situation (If you missed class, you can find these slides on GClassroom. Create a notepage.)

PAST-DUE: Draft #1 was due last week. Make sure it is an MSWord file in your Dropbox draft folder.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 27th

Book Trailers & Indie Read.

STUDY: Research Time ⌛ Continue thinking, reading, and making notes for your cited commentary paper.

DEADLINE: For your cited commentary paper (CCR) – know your focus, examine and choose sources (3 or 4), and get familiar with them.

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.