MC Lit & Rhetoric – Monday, October 23rd

Notebook return!  Quotable Mentions assignment – check the page at top of site.  Book Talk assignment – prep sheets, secret email for blogpost & special tips (sign-ups start tomorrow).  Book trailers & Indie read.

Deadlines:

  • Quotable mentions by alphabet section starting Oct. 30
  • Book talks (with blogpost) by sign-up starting Oct. 30

Upcoming:  Lit. Circle #2 – CHOOSE & GET a book (if you haven’t already).

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Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, October 23rd

Notebook return!  Quotable Mentions assignment – check the page at top of site.  Book Talk assignment – prep sheets, secret email for blogpost & special tips (sign-ups start tomorrow).  Book trailers & Indie read.

Deadlines:

  • Skyward quiz on fragments & run-ons closes tonight.
  • Quotable mentions by alphabet section starting Oct. 30
  • Book talks (with blogpost) by sign-up starting Oct. 30

Upcoming:  New paper for this week’s WRITE CLUB – QW or MB your choice – draft due on Friday. (“Lab” day on Thursday).

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #20:  Characters.  Collected notebooks. Reading:  “In the Beginning” by Tom Romano (from Crafting Authentic Voice).

Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of TODAY 10/18.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22
  • Skyward Quiz – Sentence Fragments & Run-Ons open until end of Mon. 10/23
  • Revision window open for SUB1 until end of day 10/29* (Find feedback in Dropbox document w/ WFB.  Open in MSWord to see commentary.  If you have questions, stop by and see Mrs. C. ) *When resubmitting, be sure to make substantial changes, delete comments, and swap WFB for RV in the doc title.

MC Lit & Rhetoric – Tuesday, October 17th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Video America Is a Stolen Country – BBC PopUp. Read: “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven” by Sherman Alexie.  Notebook write:  How are the video & story connected?  Find 3 examples of important issues for modern Native Americans on the reservation.

Deadlines:

  • Rap Paper “teacher-ready” version due in Dropbox by end of school day Wednesday 10/18
  • Annotated Lyrics & BEFORE and AFTER sheets will be collected Wednesday in class
  • Choose and locate your book for Lit. Circle #2 by Mon. 10/23  (IF you want to order through Mrs. C, need $ this week).

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, October 17th

Book talk & Indie read.  Submission #1 “notices.”  Review:  sentence fragments & run-ons.  Reading:  “The Lead” by Donald Murray.

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Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22
  • Revision window open for SUB1 until end of day 10/29* (Find feedback in Dropbox document w/ WFB.  Open in MSWord to see commentary.  If you have questions, stop by and see Mrs. C. ) *When resubmitting, be sure to make substantial changes, delete comments, and swap WFB for RV in the doc title.

MC Lit & Rhetoric – Monday, October 16th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Work on revisions for “rhetoric of rap” paper.

Deadlines:

  • Rap Paper “teacher-ready” version due in Dropbox by end of school day Wednesday 10/18
  • Annotated Lyrics & BEFORE and AFTER sheets will be collected Wednesday in class
  • Choose and locate your book for Lit. Circle #2 by Mon. 10/23  (IF you want to order through Mrs. C, need $ this week).

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, October 16th

Book trailers & Indie read.  WRITE CLUB!

Deadlines:

  • Skyward quiz open today through end of TODAY 10/16.
  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, October 13th

Hours 1 & 2 –  Book talk.  Quickwrite #18:  Dixit card.  “Lab” time / Indie read.

Hour 7 – TRIBEFEST!

Deadlines:

  • Next paper for WRITE CLUB – either MB Chapter or QW expand – in WCDraft folder for Monday 10/16.  (NO pre-conf sheet this time)
  • Skyward quiz open today through end of Monday 10/16.
  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • If you need more immediate feedback for something REALLY due to a college soon, email Mrs. C = )

MC Lit & Rhetoric – Friday, October 13th

Lit. Circle #1 preview day!

Choose your read for lit. circle one – book needed by Monday, Sept 21st.  (You can find your book of choice on your own or order through Mrs. C. next week.  See prices below).  I encourage you to choose what “calls” to you, talk it up with classmates, too.  No lone-wolf reading.

 The Young Elites by Marie Lu $10

 Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan $7 OR borrow a copy from GCHS for FREE

 Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older $10

 Mexican WhiteBoy by Matt de la Pena $8

 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini $10

 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian  by Sherman Alexie $12

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han $10