Category: MC Lit & Rhetoric

MCL&R – November 15 – 20

Enjoy your snow day!

Indie read.  Lab time for work on multi-genre social justice paper (do the design template, do research, write pieces) and flipgrid videos (check out the two new questions to answer).

Deadlines:

  • new Flipgrid answers by Tuesday 11/20
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)
  • draft of multi-genre paper due in Dropbox by classtime Tuesday, November 27th

 

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MCL&R – Wednesday, November 14th

Student book talk & Indie read.   Multi-genre Social Justice paper assignment & overview.  MCMG overview  MCMG overviewpdf

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

Upcoming:  Lab time for work on multi-genre project – check the timeline/checklist & use it wisely!

MCL&R – Tuesday, November 13th

Student book talk & Indie read.   Multi-genre Social Justice paper assignment & overview.  MCMG overview  MCMG overviewpdf

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

MCL&R – Friday, November 9th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Video:  Danger of a Single Story – Chimanda Ngozi Adichie  Book Club #2 target 3 – notebook response & group discussion.

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video deadline is past but PLEASE upload a video!!!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for final target date Thursday 11/15
  • collecting “BEFORE” “AFTER” and annotated rap lyrics on Tuesday 11/13
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (next date Nov. 30 for last names H – O)

MCL&R – Thursday, November 8th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Video:  Crash Course #40 – Justice  Slides & notes:  Social Justice 101 – Prezi by John McKnight  Bonus video:  What is Privilege? (a Buzzfeed video) 

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video by Friday 11/9 – that’s TOMORROW!
  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date Friday 11/9
  • rap analysis papers due “teacher-ready” in Dropbox folders by end of Monday 11/12
  • collecting “BEFORE” “AFTER” and annotated rap lyrics on Tuesday 11/13
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

MCL&R – Wednesday, November 7th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Lab time for finalizing rap analysis paper.  “AFTER” sheet.  Details on submitting rap analysis.

Deadlines:

  • Flipgrid intro video by Friday 11/9
  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date Friday 11/9
  • rap analysis papers due “teacher-ready” in Dropbox folders by end of Monday 11/12
  • collecting “BEFORE” “AFTER” and annotated rap lyrics on Tuesday 11/13
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

MCL&R – Tuesday, November 6th

Student book talk & Indie read.  Poetry watch day.  Quickwrite #25: respond/connect the poem that goes with your book club choice.

Assignment:  Log in to Flipgrid – (flipcode given in class then use google and your SCHOOL email address) & upload your 90 second video introducing yourself and why you chose the book you did for book club #2.

Deadlines:

  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date Friday 11/9
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

MCL&R – Monday, November 5th

Indie read.  Reminders and demo – Flipgrid & Quotable Mentions.  Notebook: Book club 2 target #2 day – choose a line & answer context questions (we’ll share these tomorrow).

Assignment:  Log in to Flipgrid – (flipcode given in class then use google and your SCHOOL email address) & upload your 90 second video introducing yourself and why you chose the book you did for book club #2.

Deadlines:

  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date Friday 11/9
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

MCL&R – Friday, November 2nd

Student book talk & Indie read.  Read:  The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson.  Group discussion practice.  Flipgrid demo.

Assignment:  Log in to Flipgrid – (flipcode given in class then use google and your SCHOOL email address) & upload your 90 second video introducing yourself and why you chose the book you did for book club #2.

Deadlines:

  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date 11/5
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)

MCL&R – Thursday, November 1st

Student book talk & Indie read.  Read:  movie review Jordan Peele’s Get Out. Watch: Get Out Official Trailer 1 & Jordan Peele on exploring the “deep horror of racism” in “Get Out” Quickwrite #24:  Respond/react/write about the review, trailer, &/or interview.  Can racism be addressed through the horror film genre?

Deadlines:

  • read book club #2 selection heading for target date 11/5
  • student book talks – NOW thru Dec. 14th
  • quotable mention – see due dates (by alphabet) on the QM page above  (first date Nov. 9 for last names A – G)