Category: English 8

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!

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!

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!

English 8 – Thursday, February 13th

Indie Read.  BOOK CLUB THURSDAY!  – meet your group, complete opening notebook entry & discussion, Flipgrid intro & personal introduction assignment.

Deadlines:

  • FLIPGRID intros by Tuesday 2/18
  • DRAFT#2 – photo inspired reflective paper – due in class Wednesday 2/19.

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!

English 8 – Wednesday, February 12th

Important adjustments to the BOOK CLUB schedule.  Indie read.  Lab time for work on drafting.  Bring ideas for more writing on Firday (3rd hour).

Deadline:  BOOK CLUB target #1 this Thursday 2/13.  Read and complete a notebook entry before then! TOMORROW!!

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!

English 8 – Tuesday, February 11th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #13:  Reverse Engineering/Backward Design vs. Drive Inspiration/Forward Think – pick a way and generate ideas for DRAFT #2.  Lab time for work on drafting.  Bring ideas for more writing tomorrow.

Deadline:  BOOK CLUB target #1 this Thursday 2/13.  Read and complete a notebook entry before then!

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!

English 8 – Monday, February 10th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #12:  photo reflection. Study:  RLaW “All Parents Are Cowards” by Michael Christie.  DRAFT #2 info – we’ll be writing the next couple of days, so start spinning some ideas.  What will you take a photo of?  What stories/reflections will that inspire?

Deadline:  BOOK CLUB target #1 this Thursday 2/13.  Read and complete a notebook entry before then!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!