Category: Multi-Cultural Lit.

Multi-Cultural Lit – Thursday, September 22nd

BBW Video: from Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien (click link below) & Indie Read

https://www.wmtw.com/article/activism-against-school-book-bans/39284302

Quickwrite #13: “Dear Uncle Sam” by Josh Indigo (click link below)

https://powerpoetry.org/poems/dear-uncle-sam

Reading time! ⏰

NEXT TARGET: Wednesday 9/28 (finish books The Poet X or Solo) Keep reading!

Multi-Cultural Lit – Tuesday, September 20th

BBW Videos: 10 most challenged books of 2021 & Indie Read

POST-IT: Fave poem (so far) from either The Poet X or Solo (title & page #)

DISCUSSION: Novel #2 by group – use the quickwrites in your notebook to drive discussion when you need a push

NEXT TARGET: Wednesday 9/28 (finish books The Poet X or Solo) Keep reading!

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, September 16th

Book Trailers & Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

Quickwrite #12: Poems/videos in connection w/ Novel #2

NEXT TARGET: Tuesday 9/20 (Poet X p. 220 – Solo p. 292) Keep reading!

PAST DUE: Writing #1 Core Reads Commentary was due in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 9/12 (now a couple of days ago) – find the assignment on the MC Lit assignment tab (or last Friday’s post)

Multi-Cultural Lit – Thursday, September 15th

Indie Read

Quickwrite #11: Table Topics Questions – The Poet X or Solo (choose one of 3 – ask Mrs. C for cards)

DISCUSSION: Novel #2 by group – use the quickwrites in your notebook to drive discussion when you need a push

NEXT TARGET: Tuesday 9/20 (Poet X p. 220 – Solo p. 292) Keep reading!

PAST DUE: Writing #1 Core Reads Commentary was due in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 9/12 (now a couple of days ago) – find the assignment on the MC Lit assignment tab (or last Friday’s post)

Multi-Cultural Lit – Wednesday, September 14th

Book Talk & Indie Read (or class novel #2)

Quickwrite #10: Pick a Poem (In your novel The Poet X or Solo choose a poem in a section you’ve already read and then explain WHY you picked it. Did you connect? Were you drawn to how it was written? Does it remind you of anything? Go wherever you need to for about a 4 minute write.)

READING TIME: Keep reading – Target #1 tomorrow! (p. 92 The Poet X – p. 141 Solo)

PAST DUE: Writing #1 Core Reads Commentary was due in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 9/12 (now a couple of days ago) – find the assignment on the MC Lit assignment tab (or last Friday’s post)

Multi-Cultural Lit – Tuesday, September 13th

Read Aloud – A Place Inside of Me by Zetta Elliott & Noa Dennon

NEW: Set book/reading targets for The Poet X & Solo (see Mrs. C if you need them – books finished by Wed. 9/28)

Quickwrite #9: 1st Impressions – read novel #2 until around page 20 – stop and record your first impressions as a notebook entry – write for about 4 minutes

WORK TIME: Read/Notebook work today

PAST DUE: Writing #1 Core Reads Commentary was due in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 9/12 (YESTERDAY) – find the assignment on the MC Lit assignment tab (or last Friday’s post)

Multi-Cultural Lit – Monday, September 12th

Book Talk & Indie Read

CHOOSE: Novel #2 – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo or Solo by Kwame Alexander

WORK/READ: Time for work on Writing #1 or get started reading your new novel

DEADLINE: Writing #1 Core Reads Commentary due in Dropbox no later than end of day Monday 9/12 (TODAY) – find the assignment on the MC Lit assignment tab (or last Friday’s post)