Category: Rhet-Comp 101 / ENG 7A DC

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 6th

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ check-in

STUDY/NOTES: Rhetorical Appeals – logos (appeal to logic) & kairos (moment of opportunity)

Quickwrite #18: “Consent as Tea” by BlueSeat Studios

REPRISE – Quickwrite #15: Revisit your magazine ad with your partner and talk about it. Notice how the appeals are used to “argue” the reader’s need for this product. Add to your quickwrite as needed.

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 5th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY/NOTES: Rhetorical Appeals – pathos (appeal to emotion) & ethos (appeal to credibility)

Quickwrite #16: “Camaro” by Phil Kaye – extra focus on emotional appeal used in this piece

Quickwrite #17: “All Parents Are Cowards” by Michael Christie – extra focus on how credibility matters in this piece (click link below to read)

https://archive.nytimes.com/opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/12/all-parents-are-cowards/

TO DO: Read something . . . . Just. Because.

PAST DUE: Submission #1 WAS due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day 10/2

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, October 4th

REVIEW: Notetaking with Crash Course: Study Skills

Indie Read

Quickwrite #15: Visual Argument – Magazine Ad. What does the ad try to do? How? / What magazine is it from? Why does that matter?

NOTE REVIEW: Everything’s an Argument Chapter 1 (slides – you can find them on GClassroom if you need to recap)

TO DO: Read something . . . . Just. Because.

PAST DUE: Submission #1 WAS due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day 10/2

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, September 30th

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

Quickwrite #14: “59” a love poem about lonely prime numbers by Harry Baker

STUDY: 5 Word Focus: Are you overusing these words? (Check the slide on GClassroom and make changes where needed)

ASSIGNMENT: Submission #1 due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day Sunday 10/2

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, September 26th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY/READ ALOUD: “Shitty First Drafts” from Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott (find it in GClassroom if you missed class)

WRITE TIME: ⏰ Writing #3 – make decisions, get started, write something

DEADLINE: Writing #3 QW expansion or MB chapter due in Dropbox no later than end of day Wednesday 9/28 (see assignment sheet under the RHET-COMP WRITING ASSIGNMENT tab)