Category: Rhet-Comp 102 / ENG 8A DC

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, February 3rd

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ ✓ in

Quickwrite #14: YOUR Shakespeare Experience

STUDY: Shakespeare background + reading tips for Elizabethan English

TO-DO: Take the MLA Citations Understanding Survey in GClassroom

DEADLINES:

  • PART IV CCR assignment – teacher-ready draft submission due in Dropbox submissions folder no later than end of day Tuesday 2/7 (details on yesterday’s post & at RCAssignment tab above)
  • Memory Book Short (1st) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/12* (see directions on the Memory Book Info sheet)

*updated and delayed due date from the original

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 1st

Read Aloud: After the Fall by Dan Santat

Indie Read

Quickwrite #13: What do YOU want out of WRITE CLUB this semester?

WRITE TIME ⌚

DEADLINES:

  • CCR draft (2-3 pages + citations) due no later than end of day TODAY!
  • Optional – pre-conference sheet for the CCR (can help you make sure you are “on the right track”)
  • Memory Book Short (1st of 4) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/5 (see Digital Memory Book directions for details)

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 31st

Indie Read

STUDY: WRITE CLUB data analysis – Take a look as a class at what the best members did for our groups as well as what was frustrating. . . Let’s use this knowledge to move forward this semester.

STUDY: Example CCR paper with MLA citations. Check it out on GClassroom if you missed or just want to look again at the work/citations.

DEADLINES:

  • CCR draft (2-3 pages + citations) due no later than end of day Wednesday 2/1
  • Memory Book Short (1st of 4) due no later than end of day Sunday 2/5 (see Digital Memory Book directions for details)

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 27th

Book Trailers & Indie Read.

STUDY: Research Time ⌛ Continue thinking, reading, and making notes for your cited commentary paper.

DEADLINE: For your cited commentary paper (CCR) – know your focus, examine and choose sources (3 or 4), and get familiar with them.

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, January 26th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY: Research Time ⏰ Get thinking, reading, and making notes for your cited commentary paper. Today’s goals – a big idea, read and/or add sources (from the provided ones – you’ll end up using 3 or 4), and make notes as needed.

IMPORTANT: If you missed the online Quickwrite #12 or the video about the new writing assignment on yesterday’s e-learning day, go back and check them out.

PAST DUE: Take a photo of your BEST 4-part note page (of the 8 you should have in your notebook) submit it in GClassroom where appropriate – was due Monday 1/23

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

ADDITIONAL SOURCE OPTIONS:

“Googling Strangers” by John Green from The Anthropocene Reviewd podcast link here ▶️https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/anthropocene-reviewed/episodes/episode-3-googling-strangers-and-kentucky-bluegrass

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, January 25th (e-learning day)

Check GClassroom for your attendance question (complete by 11:59pm today)

Quickwrite #12: Your Research Experience (this is a GForm on today’s GClassroom stream)

TO-DO: Check out the Cited Commentary & Response assignment (quick video run-through on GClassroom), do some thinking, and maybe read something awesome. 🙂

PAST DUE: Take a photo of your BEST 4-part note page (of the 8 you should have in your notebook) submit it in GClassroom where appropriate – was due Monday 1/23

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 24th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY: MLA Works Cited page – continued in-class practice with citationmachine.net (add a couple of the sources you wrote about in your notebook) *BE SURE YOU ARE USING MLA FORMAT (not APA)

NOTES/VIDEO: Research Is a Conversation + make a notepage (example in class)

https://www.library.unlv.edu/node/233

PAST DUE: Take a photo of your BEST 4-part note page (of the 8 you should have in your notebook) submit it in GClassroom where appropriate – due yesterday

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, January 23rd

Indie Read

Quickwrite #11: Table Topics ?s about your Indie Read

STUDY: MLA Works Cited page – tutorial (video – find it on GClassroom if you need to review or missed class) + in-class practice with citationmachine

ASSIGNMENT: Take a photo of your BEST 4-part note page (of the 8 you should have in your notebook) submit it in GClassroom where appropriate

UPCOMING/REMINDER: Hamlet is on the horizon. We’ll start reading it sometime in the week of February 6th. I recommend your own personal copy, so go out there and find a Hamlet.