English 8 – Friday, February 21st

Indie read.  WRITE CLUB – DRAFT #2.

Deadlines:

  • “teacher-ready” DRAFT#2 with photo in your Draft folder in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 2/24
  • Next THURSDAY – new BOOK CLUB target & post your 1 comment/1 question on Flipgrid

Upcoming: MLA citation basics – how to research

Reminders:

  • Bring back Field Trip permission forms + $10 asap
  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, February 21st

Read aloud & Indie read.  Film Study: Hamlet’s soliloquy 4 x – note film considerations and pick your favorite.  Watch:  Thug Notes Hamlet. 

Deadline:  Get your sonnet videos posted today 🙂 (if you haven’t already)

Upcoming:  A little Hamlet analyis & introduction to academic research – group paper assignment.

Reminders:

  • Field Trip forms & $ asap (FT is Tuesday 3/3)
  • Tweet @ReadWarriors about a book you’ve been reading by 3/6
  • Memory Book Short #3 Window is now open

English 8 – Thursday, February 20th

Indie read.  BOOK CLUB THURSDAY!  view/make Flipgrid intros, notebook (see bullet points below), discuss, post-it (1 comment 1 question), think about your next target.

Target #1 Notebook Entry:

  • Pick a quote or passage (from target 1 section) – probably 2 or 3 sentences
  • copy it in your notebook verbatim (in quotation marks & note the page #)
  • Why is it significant?
  • How does it fit it? (Who says it and/or when in the story does it happen?  How does it function in the plot or story as a whole?)
  • Why did you choose it?

Deadlines:

  • Friday – WRITE CLUB Draft#2 with photo in your Draft folder in Dropbox
  • Next THURSDAY – new BOOK CLUB target & post your 1 comment/1 question on Flipgrid

Reminders:

  • Bring back Field Trip permission forms + $10 asap
  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, February 20th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #21:  Long Way Down – Did Hamlet follow “the rules”? Senior sonnet work time – finish up and post to Flipgrid (see Mrs. C if you still need the flipcode).  And copy your group sonnet into your individual notebook.

Deadline:  Get your sonnet videos posted today or tomorrow 🙂

Reminders:

  • Field Trip forms & $ asap (FT is Tuesday 3/3)
  • Tweet @ReadWarriors about a book you’ve been reading by 3/6
  • Memory Book Short #3 Window is now open

English 8 – Wednesday, February 19th

Indie read.  Lab/Reading time:  work on DRAFT #2 or read for BOOK CLUB or write your notebook entry or do your Flipgrid intro.

Deadlines:

  • Thursday – BOOK CLUB Target #1 (& your Flipgrid intro.)
  • Friday – WRITE CLUB Draft#2 with photo in your Draft folder in Dropbox

Reminders:

  • Bring back Field Trip permission forms + $10 asap
  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 19th

RIP Hamlet.  Read/Watch:  Hamlet ACT V w/ plot point notes.

Deadlines:

  • Senior Year Sonnets will be shared in class TOMORROW! (and you’ll copy it into your notebook)

Reminders:

  • Field Trip forms & $ asap (FT is Tuesday 3/3)
  • Tweet @ReadWarriors about a book you’ve been reading by 3/6
  • Memory Book Short #3 Window is now open

 

English 8 – Tuesday, February 18th

Indie read.  Review:  Leads – think about yours for DRAFT#2.  How-to:  add your photo to your paper.  Lab/Reading time.

Deadlines:

  • Thursday – BOOK CLUB Target #1 (& your Flipgrid intro.)
  • Friday – WRITE CLUB Draft#2 with photo in your Draft folder in Dropbox

Reminders:

  • Bring back Field Trip permission forms + $10 asap
  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, February 18th

Indie read.  Shakespearean Sonnets:  Watch Crash Course w/ John Green.  Write & Work:  Senior Year Sonnets w/ your WRITE CLUB group.

Upcoming:  Hamlet ACT V tomorrow! (spoiler alert: people die)

Deadlines:

  • Senior Year Sonnets will be shared in class Thursday 2/20 (and you’ll copy it into your notebook)

Reminders:

  • Field Trip forms & $ asap (FT is Tuesday 3/3)
  • Tweet @ReadWarriors about a book you’ve been reading by 3/6
  • Memory Book Short #3 Window is now open