Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #4: The American Dream. Read: James Baldwin’s “The American Dream and the American Negro”
- Hang on to all the handouts from this week. We will be putting the reading together for discussion on Monday.
- Read something awesome!
Reminder: TOMORROW is the last day to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student)
Upcoming: Book club #1 next week – more info to follow.
Book talk & Indie read (briefly share about your indie read to those you are seated with today). Finish reading excerpt from The Souls of Black Folk – chapter 1. Notebook: make a notebook entry that starts with one of the important quotes we highlighted – copy it into your notebook and then react, respond, relate to it. Group discussions about these quotes and what you wrote.
Read something splendid.
Reminder: Two more days to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student).
Read aloud & Indie read. The Souls of Black Folk – Ch. 1 excerpt w/ highlighting and in-class review.
To Do: Review if needed, read ahead if needed, read something wonderful.
Reminder: If you’d like late HW passes, bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape no later than Friday 9/20 (max 2 per student).
Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #3: “Colorblind” by Joseph Capehart. Intro to black authors study Read: Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois forethougt.
If you know you might struggle, feel free to read ahead into chapter 1 of Souls (which we will read in class tomorrow). Otherwise, read something fantastic.
*complete the notebook entry on Friday’s reading if you haven’t already
Book talk & Indie read. Notebook notes: how to “notebook” Read: “Hopefulness and Hopelessness of 1619” by Ibram X. Kendi.
- Set up and complete a notebook entry about the article/essay we read in class
- Read something fantastic!
“Bonus” opp: bring in post-its and/or scotch tape to exchange for late hw passes (max 2 – due by 9/20)
Book tak & Indie read. *Senior mtg & panoramic pic.
Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #2: How’s this class so far? Thoughts on MCL&R. Started online Dropbox setup.
- Read something awesome!
- catch up on surveys if you need to
- wait for further instructions on signing up for dropbox – we’ve hit a few technical roadblocks
Book talk & Indie read (“rules” of indie read). Library tour. Reader & Writer Surveys in notebook. Quick overview of course syllabus.
- Find a book to read
- Finish your surveys
Book talk. Independent reading letter & video. Book pass #2: keep 1 – pass 1.
- FInd a book to read!!!
Back to school!
Quick intro to class, a poem “What You Will Need in Class Today” by Matthew Foley, notebook intros, Quickwrite #1 – your reader/writer statement (if you missed class, see Mrs. C for details), bookpass 🙂
Assignment: If you haven’t already, see your school email to join the google classroom and fill out the quick survey this weekend to help Mrs. C get to know you.
Have a great weekend!