Category: Rhet-Comp 101 / ENG 7A DC

Rhetoric & Comp – 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

STUDY: Essay – Real Essay – a look at essay with John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed and some group analysis of both structure and “moves”

DEADLINE: WRITING #3 – expand a quickwrite or write a memory book chapter – due in Dropbox drafts no later than end of day Wednesday 9/28

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, September 21st

BBW Video: “On the Banning of Looking for Alaska” – John Green & Indie Read

Quickwrite #12: “Belief” by John Mayer – OR – “You Need to Calm Down” by Taylor Swift

STUDY: “Moves” of Effective Writers (Big Moves/Small Moves) + apply to the quickwrite material – what “moves” are these writers using?

ASSIGNMENT: WRITING #3 – expand a quickwrite or write a memory book chapter – due in Dropbox drafts no later than end of day Wednesday 9/28

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, September 19th

Read Aloud – I Am a Story by Dan Yaccarino – & Indie Read

NOTEBOOK UPSIDE-DOWN: Time Audit – a look at how we use our time and what we prioritize (if you missed class check the GClassroom for a video talk-through)

PREVIEW: Senior Memory Book – an overview and chapter choices for personal writing

ASSIGNMENT: Read the scholarly definitions of rhetoric handout (both sides!) and create a NOTEBOOK page (next in your writer’s notebook) of your 3 faves ❤ and explain why (not randomly chosen or for length) due for class time TOMORROW 9/20

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, September 16th

2nd Hour – Jostens mtg / part of 3rd Hour – panoramic pic

ASSIGNMENT: Read the scholarly definitions of rhetoric handout (both sides!) and create a NOTEBOOK page (next in your writer’s notebook) of your 3 faves ❤ and explain why (not randomly chosen or for length)…. do this for Monday’s class

IN-CLASS (hour 7 & if you were in class 3) or ON OWN(hour 2 & if you missed 3): Read “How to Email Your Professor without Being Annoying AF” by Laura Portwood-Stacer (link below on a non-school device – worth the read 😉 and there’s an audio link if you’d rather listen )

https://medium.com/@lportwoodstacer/how-to-email-your-professor-without-being-annoying-af-cf64ae0e4087

7th Hour – Also Book Trailers & Indie Read

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, September 14th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite #10: Random Picture (use it as inspiration and see where it takes you)

STUDY: Feedback practice with a student written paper (whole class practice on giving & leaving feedback in MSWord through Dropbox)

DEADLINE: College App Essay due in Dropbox drafts folder no later than end of day Wednesday 9/14 -that’s TODAY!!!

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, September 13th

Book Talk & Indie Read

NOTES: The Formal Letter – how to, sections, example

WORK/WRITE/READ TIME: College App Essay – Get started, keep working, finish up, ask questions, or use time to read. Supplemental New York Times article about college admissions linked to today’s GClassroom.

DEADLINE: College App Essay due in Dropbox drafts folder no later than end of day Wednesday 9/14

REMINDERS: Sign up for Twitter and follow @ReadWarriors & Check out the info on GClassroom about your SWIC email & estorm access

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, September 12th

Read Aloud – Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak – & Indie Read

STUDY: Read Like a Writer practice (notebook) & “Reading as a Writer” from A Writer Teaches Writing by Donald Murray

DEADLINE: College App Essay due in Dropbox no later than end of day Wednesday 9/14

REMINDERS: Sign up for Twitter and follow @ReadWarriors & Check out the info on GClassroom about your SWIC email & estorm access

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, September 9th

VIDEO: “The Book Was Better?” – John Green

Book Trailers & Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

STUDY: Notices & Trends from yesterday’s WRITE CLUB work with college app essay examples

ASSIGNMENT: College App Essay due in Dropbox no later than end of day Wednesday 9/14

REMINDERS: Sign up for Twitter and follow @ReadWarriors & Check out the info on GClassroom about your SWIC email & estorm access