Category: MC Lit & Rhetoric

Multi-Cultural Lit – Tuesday, November 19th

Read aloud & book talk.  Study:  Read Like a Writer (RLaW) tips & practice.  Notebook Clip-in: Read & annotate “Only Daughter” by Sandra Cisneros with RLaW techniques.

Deadline:  Book club target #2 tomorrow ❤

Upcoming:  Book talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Sign up and be ready! Don’t forget to record your FLIPGRID 🙂

Multi-Cultural Lit – Monday, November 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Student Book talk information & signups.  Book Club #2 formation.  Group scheduling of targets #1 – 4.

  • Target #1:  Wed. 11/20
  • Target #2: Mon. 12/2
  • Target #3: Thurs. 12/5
  • Target #4:  Mon. 12/9 (endgame)

Upcoming:  Book Talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Signup, record your Flipgrid, be prepared.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, November 15th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Quickwrite #23:  “We Need Diverse Books” video.  Book Club #2:  book browse & select.

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).  THIS WAS ALREADY DUE!!!
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Thursday, November 14th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #22: “Conversations with Asian-Americans on Race”  Writing time & tips for planning your pieces.

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).  THIS WAS ALREADY DUE!!!
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Upcoming:  select new book club books tomorrow.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Wednesday, November 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Review Flipgrid how-to.  Writing time for work on next two pieces of your assignment.

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).  THIS WAS ALREADY DUE!!!
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Upcoming:  select new book club books on Friday.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, November 8th

Quickwrite #21:  Poet X reactions (if you didn’t do this yesterday).  Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  Crash Course #40 – What is Justice?

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • This weekend: Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Upcoming:  “lab” time for writing on Tuesday & Wednesday of next week