Category: English 8

English 8 – Tuesday, January 29th

Book talk & Indie read.  Smiley Face 🙂 Tricks + Figurative Language review/handouts.  Example paper – indelible moment: teacher edition. Lab time for work on indelible moment.

Deadline Extension:  Draft #1 – indelible moment due by Monday, Feb. 4th.  (We won’t have more in-class lab time.  See Mrs. C if you need media center passes. Or work through Dropbox anywhere you have an internet connection.)

Reminder:  Senior quote for yearbook due Fri. Feb. 1st!

English 8 – Friday, January 25th

3rd hour ONLY:  Book trailers & Indie read.  Work or read time.

EVERYONE: Think & start writing about your indelible moment. What happened?  How will you tell that story?

Deadline:  Draft #1 in class in Dropbox Drafts folder by classtime on Wed., Jan. 30th.

Upcoming:  In class lab time Tuesday 1/29.

English 8 – Thursday, January 24th

Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  Clues to a Great Story – Andrew Stanton   Draft #1 assignment details. Partner talk through a possible topic for your upcoming narrative paper.

To Do:  Think about what indelible moment you might write about.  What happened?  How will you tell that story?

Deadline:  Draft #1 in class in Dropbox Drafts folder by classtime on Wed., Jan. 30th.

Upcoming:  In class lab time on Friday 1/25 & Tuesday 1/29.

English 8 – Wednesday, January 23rd

Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  The Rhetorical Situation / Definition of Rhetoric.  Read:  “The Five Paragraph You-Know-What” by Tom Romano from Crafting Authentic Voice.  Draft #1 assignment details.

To Do:  Think about what indelible moment you might write about.  What happened?  How will you tell that story?

Deadline:  Draft #1 in class in Dropbox Drafts folder by classtime on Wed., Jan. 30th.

Upcoming:  In class lab time on Friday 1/25 & Tuesday 1/29.

English 8 – Thursday, January 17th

Book talks & Indie read. Quickwrite #5:  bodyparts.  “What is Writing?”  process notes.  Dropbox folder troubleshooting (working on the email verification thing).

Reminders:

  • Xtra post-its & scotch tape for late homework bonus passes by Friday (tomorrow!)
  • Read something awesome!