English 8 – Friday, March 22nd

Book talk & Indie read.  Formatting a works cited page.  Lab time to continue work on DRAFT #4 & check citations.

Info on holistic grading and receiving feedback. (Submission #1 coming back to you this weekend.)

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, March 22nd

Book talk & Indie read.  Read: “Crafting Narrative” by Tom Romano.  A look at multi-genre example papers.

Check out the folder “Multi-Genre Awesomeness” inside your Drafts folder where you will be able to add work for your MG and you will find the templates for your idea exploration and rresearch design.

Deadlines:

  • Hamlet RA “teacher-ready” draft upload to Hamlet RA folder in Dropbox by end of day Sunday, March 24th
  • Multi-genre idea exploration (MGIE) due (in Dropbox) in class Tues. 3/26 for sharing
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day
  • End game for MG paper – April 30th

*Heads up for anyone panicking – your memory books won’t be due until May 15th.  Please ask if you have questions.

Rhetoric & Comp -Thursday, March 21st

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #28:  Interest inventory ?s #23 Intro to Multi-genre assignment & requirements.  Informational schedule with due dates.

Tomorrow: time to check out example multi-genre papers

Deadlines:

  • Hamlet RA “teacher-ready” draft upload to Hamlet RA folder in Dropbox by end of day Sunday, March 24th
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day
  • End game for MG paper – April 30th

English 8 – Wednesday, March 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Recap ideas that “Research Is a Conversation.” Lab time to start work on DRAFT #4.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, March 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Quickwrite #27:  Interest inventory ?s #2. Notes:  “Mr. Armstrong” documentary segment – how did the writer of the documentary do that?  Intro to multi-genre concepts. Tom Romano talks Multi-genre

Upcoming:  next big assignment & lots of examples

Deadlines:

  • Hamlet RA “teacher-ready” draft upload to Hamlet RA folder in Dropbox by end of day Sunday, March 24th
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Tuesday, March 19th

Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Intro:  Research Is a Conversation – Shafer Library  With notes on “They Say. . . I Say. . .” Lab time to start work on DRAFT #4.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, March 19th

Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Quickwrite #26:  Interest inventory ?s #1. Hamlet rhetorical analysis:  last day for in-class group collaboration & finalization.

Deadlines:

  • Hamlet RA “teacher-ready” draft upload to Hamlet RA folder in Dropbox by end of day Sunday, March 24th
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Monday, March 18th

Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Quickwrite #23:  Watch/Read Zanne Langlois’ poem  “The Chambers of a Gun” – write a response.  Practice quoting, paraphrasing, and creating a citation for the work (on citation machine & in your notebook).

Draft #4 Introduction – handout & timeline.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, March 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Hamlet rhetorical analysis:  WRITE CLUB (sort of) – give feedback on another group’s paper.

Deadlines:

  • Hamlet RA “teacher-ready” draft upload to Hamlet RA folder in Dropbox by end of day Sunday, March 24th
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day