Category: English 8

English 8 – Monday, April 29th

Book talk & Indie read. Multi-genre FAQs – read them at the tab above.  Time for mg work.

Upcoming: work on mg pieces and making it all work together (Mon 4/29 – Thurs. 5/2)

Deadlines:

  • WRITE CLUB for MG paper all 9-12 pages – Friday, May 3rd
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Friday, April 26th

Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #34: PLAY – timeline or schedule or comic (connect it somehow to your mg topic). Time for mg work.

Upcoming: work on mg pieces and making it all work together (Mon 4/29 – Wed. 5/1)

Deadlines:

  • WRITE CLUB for mg mark #2 – Thurs., May 2nd
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Thursday, April 25th

Book talk & Indie read.   Quickwrite #33:  PLAY – text conversation or top 10 list (connect it somehow to your mg topic). Time for mg work.

Upcoming: work on mg pieces and making it all work together (Thurs. 4/25 – Wed. 5/1)

Deadlines:

  • WRITE CLUB for mg mark #2 – Thurs., May 2nd
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Wednesday, April 24th

Book talk & Indie read.   Quickwrite #32:  PLAY – dialogue or news article (connect it somehow to your mg topic). Read “Crafting Narrative” by Tom Romano.  Overview of other required genres for your project (with notes & examples).

Upcoming: work on mg pieces and making it all work together (Thurs. 4/25 – Wed. 5/1)

Deadlines:

  • WRITE CLUB for mg mark #2 – Thurs., May 2nd
  • Student book talks (including Flipgrid) due by individual sign-up dates
  • End game for MG paper – May 9th

English 8 – Thursday, April 11th

Book talk & Indie read.   Quickwrite #31:  PLAY – how to or “dictionary” definitions list (connect it somehow to your mg topic). Time to work  on “argument”/research paper.  Don’t forget to build a works cited page.

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 – 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