Category: English 8

English 8 – Wednesday, April 10th

Book talk & Indie read.   Quickwrite #30:  PLAY – twitter thread or sales ad or recipe (connect it somehow to your mg topic). Time to work  on “argument”/research paper.

Requirements:  3 – 4 pages, researched & cited, has an “angle” – proposal, position, or evaluation, works cited page

Upcoming: work on researched piece & reading day on Friday!

Deadlines:

  • 3 – 4 page “argument” (research paper part) of your MG finished by Fri. 4/12  or extended (upload in Dropbox no later than Sun. 4/14)
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Monday, April 8th

Book talk & Indie read.   Time to work  on “argument”/research paper.

Requirements:  3 – 4 pages, researched & cited, has an “angle” – proposal, position, or evaluation, works cited page

TOMORROW:  No class – SAT testing.  See you Wednesday! (Hint:  use your day off to work on your research paper. . . or not).

Deadlines:

  • Research design for your paper (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder) – was due YESTERDAY!!
  • 3 – 4 page “argument” (research paper part) of your MG finished by Fri. 4/12
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Friday, April 5th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #29:  PLAY – acrostic poem or another type of poetry (connect to your mg topic).  Time to work  on research design – paper handout for notes & template in Dropbox (in your MGPaperStuff folder).

Deadlines:

  • Research design for your paper due 4/7 (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder)
  • 3 – 4 page “argument” (research paper part) of your MG finished by Fri. 4/12
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Thursday, April 4th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #28:  Black-out Poetry Article – History of [Austin Kleon’s] Newspaper Blackout Poems   Video – How to Make a Newspaper Blackout Poem Research design – paper handout for notes & template in Dropbox (in your MGPaperStuff folder).

Deadlines:

  • Research design for your paper due 4/7 (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder)
  • 3 – 4 page “argument” (research paper part) of your MG finished by Fri. 4/12
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Wednesday, April 3rd

Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  Conducting Research (an introduction). Share your three multi-genre research ideas & think about which ONE is most viable.

CONDUCTING RESEARCH PPT

Upcoming:  work on research designs

Deadlines:

  • 3 feasible ideas for your multi-genre research paper should be in Dropbox already (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder)
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Tuesday, April 2nd

Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  Conducting Research (an introduction). Keep thinking about those multi-genre research ideas.

Upcoming:  how to build arguments and find direction for your writing

Deadlines:

  • 3 feasible ideas for your multi-genre research paper due TOMORROW in class (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder)
  • Did you submit DRAFT #4?  It was due SUNDAY!
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Monday, April 1st

Book talk & Indie read.  Exploring multi-genre research ideas.  Time for working – you’ll need three mostly-formed ideas.

Upcoming:  how to conduct research, build arguments, and find direction for your writing

Deadlines:

  • 3 feasible ideas for your multi-genre research paper due TOMORROW in class (work in the template in Dropbox – inside the MG folder inside your drafts folder)
  • Did you submit DRAFT #4?  It was due YESTERDAY!
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Friday, March 29th

Hour 3 – SWIC Career Fair

Hour 7 –  Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #27: interest inventory ?s #3.  Multi-genre paper examples – lots and lots of examples.

Deadlines:

  • Submit “teacher-ready” DRAFT #4 by end of day Sunday 3/31 – name it LastnameDRAFT#4 and move it to your submissions folder in Dropbox
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Thursday, March 28th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #27: interest inventory ?s #3.  Multi-genre paper examples – lots and lots of examples.

7th hour – youth risk survey

Deadlines:

  • Submit “teacher-ready” DRAFT #4 by end of day Sunday 3/31 – name it LastnameDRAFT#4 and move it to your submissions folder in Dropbox
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Wednesday, March 27th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #26: interest inventory ?s #2.  Tom Romano talks Multi-genre  Intro to Multi-genre assignment & requirements.  Informational schedule with due dates.

Thursday/Friday: time to check out example multi-genre papers

Deadlines:

  • Submit “teacher-ready” DRAFT #4 by end of day Sunday 3/31 – name it LastnameDRAFT#4 and move it to your submissions folder in Dropbox
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th