MCL&R – November 15 – 20

Enjoy your snow day!

Indie read.  Lab time for work on multi-genre social justice paper (do the design template, do research, write pieces) and flipgrid videos (check out the two new questions to answer).

Deadlines:

  • new Flipgrid answers by Tuesday 11/20
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)
  • draft of multi-genre paper due in Dropbox by classtime Tuesday, November 27th

 

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Rhetoric & Comp – November 15 – 20

Enjoy your snow day!

Indie read.   Video:  Rapping Deconstructed – vox.com . Lab time for work on rhetoric of rap paper (choose a song, annotate song, before sheet, write a paper, after sheet).

Deadlines:

  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)
  • draft of rap rhetorical analysis by Tuesday, Nov. 27th (WRITE CLUB)

MCL&R – Wednesday, November 14th

Student book talk & Indie read.   Multi-genre Social Justice paper assignment & overview.  MCMG overview  MCMG overviewpdf

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Upcoming:  Lab time for work on multi-genre project – check the timeline/checklist & use it wisely!

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, November 14th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Excerpt from S1:E5 Dear White People.  Quickwrite #23:  n-word.  Video:  Ta Nehisi Coates: when words don’t belong to everyone.  Assignment preview for rhetoric of rap assignment.

Deadlines:

  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)
  • draft of rap rhetorical analysis by Tuesday, Nov. 27th (WRITE CLUB)

Revisions:  You can work on optional revisions to submission #1 if you’d like.  Revise deeply, set up a time to meet with Mrs. C for 5 minutes, and reap the rewards of writing better papers.  (This option is unlimited as long as it is done & conferenced before the last two weeks of the semester).  See the revisions post below if you don’t know where to start.

MCL&R – Tuesday, November 13th

Student book talk & Indie read.   Multi-genre Social Justice paper assignment & overview.  MCMG overview  MCMG overviewpdf

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 13th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Excerpts from The Art of Rap:  Something from Nothing.

Deadlines:

  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Revisions:  You can work on optional revisions to submission #1 if you’d like.  Revise deeply, set up a time to meet with Mrs. C for 5 minutes, and reap the rewards of writing better papers.  (This option is unlimited as long as it is done & conferenced before the last two weeks of the semester).  See the revisions post below if you don’t know where to start.

MCL&R – Friday, November 9th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Video:  Danger of a Single Story – Chimanda Ngozi Adichie  Book Club #2 target 3 – notebook response & group discussion.

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • collecting “BEFORE” “AFTER” and annotated rap lyrics on Tuesday 11/13
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 9th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Rhetorical Analysis: overview, example, and assignment preview.  Video:  A Hip-Hop Modest Proposal.  Collected notebooks.

Deadlines:

  • digital submission #2 due by end of Monday 11/12 (that means by 11:59pm)
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Revisions:  You can work on optional revisions to submission #1 if you’d like.  Revise deeply, set up a time to meet with Mrs. C for 5 minutes, and reap the rewards of writing better papers.  (This option is unlimited as long as it is done & conferenced before the last two weeks of the semester).  See the revisions post below if you don’t know where to start.

MCL&R – Thursday, November 8th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Video:  Crash Course #40 – Justice  Slides & notes:  Social Justice 101 – Prezi by John McKnight  Bonus video:  What is Privilege? (a Buzzfeed video) 

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video by Friday 11/9 – that’s TOMORROW!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date Friday 11/9
  • rap analysis papers due “teacher-ready” in Dropbox folders by end of Monday 11/12
  • collecting “BEFORE” “AFTER” and annotated rap lyrics on Tuesday 11/13
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, November 8th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Analyze:  working with a partner and 3 highlighters, look for pathos, ethos, logos in “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift.

Disclaimer letter for upcoming rhetoric of rap study.

Deadlines:

  • writer’s notebooks collected Friday 11/9 TOMORROW (make sure your notebook is here)
  • digital submission #2 due by end of Monday 11/12 (that means by 11:59pm)
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

Revisions:  You can work on optional revisions to submission #1 if you’d like.  Revise deeply, set up a time to meet with Mrs. C for 5 minutes, and reap the rewards of writing better papers.  (This option is unlimited as long as it is done & conferenced before the last two weeks of the semester).  See the revisions post below if you don’t know where to start.