Category: English 8

English 8 – Tuesday, March 26th

Book talk & finish WRITE CLUB – for draft #4 (are there citations?) Quickwrite #25: interest inventory ?s #1.  Notes:  “Mr. Armstrong” documentary segment – how did the writer of the documentary do that?  Intro to multi-genre concepts.

Upcoming:  next big assignment & 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

English 8 – Monday, March 25th

Book talk & Indie read.  WRITE CLUB – for draft #4 (are there citations?) Sign up for sessions for Friday’s senior career day at SWIC.

Info on holistic grading and receiving feedback. (Submission #1 coming back to you soon.)

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Friday, March 22nd

Book talk & Indie read.  Formatting a works cited page.  Lab time to continue work on DRAFT #4 & check citations.

Info on holistic grading and receiving feedback. (Submission #1 coming back to you this weekend.)

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Wednesday, March 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Recap ideas that “Research Is a Conversation.” Lab time to start work on DRAFT #4.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Tuesday, March 19th

Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Intro:  Research Is a Conversation – Shafer Library  With notes on “They Say. . . I Say. . .” Lab time to start work on DRAFT #4.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Monday, March 18th

Indie read.  Sign up for student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Quickwrite #23:  Watch/Read Zanne Langlois’ poem  “The Chambers of a Gun” – write a response.  Practice quoting, paraphrasing, and creating a citation for the work (on citation machine & in your notebook).

Draft #4 Introduction – handout & timeline.

Deadlines:

  • DRAFT #4 – cited commentary & response due classtime on Monday 3/25 for WRITE CLUB
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up day

English 8 – Wednesday, March 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Student book talk for this semester – including new flipgrid portion.  Quickwrite #21:  Read Michael Ian Black’s Op-Ed “The Boys Are Not All Right” – write a response.  Practice quoting, paraphrasing, and creating a citation for the work (in your notebook).