Category: English 8A

English 8A – Tuesday, May 16th

Book return.  SWIC transfer info.  Revisit reading goals. Take book pics! 😊 

Hit up one of the finals periods to collect your memory book,  notebook, and other stuff.  *note: memory books will ONLY be returned to YOU (friends can’t pick them up for  you) 

English 8A – Monday, May 15th

Memory Book day!  indie read – last clipboard day.  Take with you – a wrap up of the year you spent in English 101/102.  Course surveys.

Tomorrow we’ll revisit our individual reading goals.

You should have hit all the deadlines.  The rest is up to me.  Just make sure to be here for a finals period to collect your memory books, notebooks, and any miscellaneous stuff.  (We’ll do something entertaining).

 

English 8A – Friday, May 12th

Lab Day!  Indie read.  Reminders about book turn in & library returns. Work on STUFF.

Deadlines:

  • Spring Portfolio in Dropbox by end of day 5/12 (today!)
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Upcoming:  Remember you’ll need to attend one final period either 1st, 3rd, or 7th.  Be there!

English 8A – Thursday, May 11th

Lab Day!  Multi-Genre Research Awards (returned score sheets). Finalize/update books-read list & then turn in Notebooks!  Work on STUFF.

Deadlines:

  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11 (today)
  • Spring Portfolio in Dropbox by end of day 5/12
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Upcoming:  Lab dayFriday 5/12

English 8A – Wednesday, May 10th

Lab Day!  Work on STUFF.

Deadlines:

  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11
  • Spring Portfolio in Dropbox by end of day 5/12
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Upcoming:  Lab days Thursday & Friday 5/11 –& 5/12

English 8A – Tuesday, May 9th

Teacher Read-aloud: “Mission Possible:Write an Essay”  Indie read.  Quickwrite #41: “How to Start a Movement”  Teacher Read-aloud: “The Grief of Receiving Feedback”

Deadlines:

  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11
  • Spring Portfolio in Dropbox by end of day 5/12
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Upcoming:  Lab days Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 5/10 – 5/12

English 8A – Monday, May 8th

Indie read.  Read-aloud:  “Seek Out Kindly Reproofs” – LA Times op-ed.  WRITE CLUB – share focus pages.  Spring Portfolio information.

LETTER INFO – MSWord

LETTER INFO – PDF

Deadlines:

  • “Add a Song” due in-class Tuesday 5/9
  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11
  • Spring Portfolio in Dropbox by end of day 5/12
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Upcoming:  Lab days Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 5/10 – 5/12

English 8A – Friday, May 5th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #40: Article + lyrics. Memory book work time with Q & A.

To clarify Memory Book expectations:  Use the checklist (5/3) as the final say-so in WHAT goes in the final book – these are the CORRECT #s.  Use the 8a memory book handout for focus page & reflection details.  Use the 7a memory book handout for chapter #s and titles/topics for the full-length (part I) chapters.

Deadlines:

  • MB Focus pages in-class Monday 5/8
  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11

Upcoming:

  • Think about the Memory Book – REREAD the handouts!!  (posted again on last Friday’s (4/28) post – just in case)
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

English 8A – Thursday, May 4th

Thursday = Lab Day.  Book talk.  Quickwrite #39: “May the 4th be with you”  Memory book work time with Q & A.  “Add a Song” assignment intro.  Tomorrow will have “work-time” but we will be in the classroom – bring laptops if you wish.

To clarify Memory Book expectations:  Use the checklist (5/3) as the final say-so in WHAT goes in the final book – these are the CORRECT #s.  Use the 8a memory book handout for focus page & reflection details.  Use the 7a memory book handout for chapter #s and titles/topics for the full-length (part I) chapters.

genre ideas page – Word

genre ideas page – PDF

Deadlines:

  • MB Focus pages in-class Monday 5/8
  • Optional Hamlet RA revisions by 5/11

Upcoming:

  • Think about the Memory Book – REREAD the handouts!!  (posted again on last Friday’s (4/28) post – just in case)
  • Final version of your Memory book will be due IN CLASS on Monday 5/15 – NO EXCEPTIONS!