Category: Rhet-Comp 101 / English 7A

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, December 1st

Book Talk & Indie Read.

IN-CLASS: Pre-conference sheet work for Writing #7 (think back through your paper). Complete partner survey (find it on today’s GClassroom stream).

PAST DUE: Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) was due end of day Tuesday 11/30 – be sure you have a complete draft for Thursday

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 30th

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #26: Choose a “Character”

DROPBOX: If you haven’t already, create and share the partner write folder for writing #7 (share with Mrs. C) and then put this new draft IN this folder (NOT in the regular drafts folder).

Time for writing/reading!

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom) ends 11/30
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30 (TODAY)

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, November 29th

Book Talks & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #25: “Poem for an Inked Daughter” by Jean Wyrick + 2 minute quick revise

STUDY: Commas review and practice “quiz”

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom) ends 11/30
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 23rd

Sign-It Board: Add your name based on how many books you’ve read.

Indie Read.

Upside-Down: Reading Reflection – how’s independent reading going? expand.

Notebook: Comma “rules” notes. Commas that set-off non-essentials & closers, commas after introductory elements (sometimes making complex sentences) & openers, conventional reasons to use commas. COMMAS ARE FOR READERS!

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, November 22nd

Book Trailers & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #24: Fortunately, Unfortunately . . . (w/ random pictures)

Notebook: Comma “rules” notes. Commas that separate items in a series (& coordinate adjectives) & Commas that help join independent clauses (creating compound sentences). The rest of comma “rules” tomorrow.

READ SOMETHING AWESOME!

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 19th

Take the student path survey (directions and link on today’s GClassroom stream).

Indie Read 🙂 & update the padlet with a new post-it.

TO-DO: Make changes and revisions as needed to any papers in your Dropbox folders, but particularly the rap rhetorical analysis (based on yesterday’s WRITE CLUB and your understanding of the assignment).

DEADLINES: Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, November 18th

Pre-Conference Post-its (to guide your thinking)

WRITE CLUB!! Follow Bless, Address, Press protocol to work through the rap rhetorical analysis drafts. Some extra tips for making sure your paper does what is supposed to do (you can find this pdf on today’s GClassroom stream).

DEADLINES: Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)

PAST DUE: Writing #6 – Part Two: rhetoric of rap paper due no later than end of day Wednesday 11/17 (this draft should be complete)