Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 12th / Thursday, January 14th

READ:  Book talk.

WRITE: Quickwrite #4 – (Your) My last “rabbit hole”

STUDY:  Basic MLA Citations (slides & video on GClassroom for reference).  Practice w/ quoting from “11:20” – a regular/typical quote & a quote with author mention & constructing a works cited entry.

CREATE/PRACTICE: Watch a video (with transcript) and practice 4-part notes (in our writer’s notebooks as 4Part#2) *If you missed class pick any of the 4 videos/transcripts below and complete your 4 part notes.  Note that citing a video requires a timestamp.

How to Raise a Black Son in America – Clint Smith PDF transcript

Selfies and Seeing Ourselves – Christina Balch PDF transcript

You Are Not Alone in Your Loneliness – Johnny Sun PDF transcript

A Solution to Gun Violence Found in US History – David Farrell PDF transcript


  • Student Booktalks – BookTalk Notebook-Flipgrid Assignment  due no later than end of day Monday 1/18 (no school that day)
  • Watch the MLA Basics video posted on GClassroom.  Let’s make sure we understand why and how we cite.

UPCOMING:  Friday we’ll do SWIC registration online. (Check the website & GClassroom posts.)  You’ll need your SWIC ID#.

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