Category: Rhet-Comp 102 / ENG 8A DC

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 20th

Book Talk & Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

Quickwrite #9: “Curiouser & Curiouser” Alice in Wonderland clip / thoughts on curiosity

Quickwrite/Notebook #10: “When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny” by Blythe Baird – 4-part notes & citation review/practice (details on citing poems as video w/ timestamp or as text with line #s)

HOMEWORK: Choose 1 additional poem (all poem PDFs available as material in GClassroom under the topic CCR Sources – video links below) and complete a 4-part notepage (cite by timestamp or line #s – or practice both).

Click Link for Kwame Alexander’s “Take a Knee” ▶️ https://www.espn.com/video/clip/_/id/18597971

UPCOMING: Works Cited page details and practice in-class on Monday. Be sure to have a chromebook!

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, January 19th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite #8: Rabbit Hole (What do you get a little obsessed about? What do you “research” through videos, books, social media apps, etc.)

SWIC Registration for Dual Credit class (see Mrs. C if you missed this!)

OVERVIEW: Spring Memory Book Info. (check this out at the “Digital Memory Book Class of 23” Tab above) – Last Deadline April 30th

REMINDER: Catch up on any 4-part notes you might be missing in your notebook from the last couple of class days.

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, January 18th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite/Notebook #7: “I’ve Talked with Teenage Boys About Sexual Assault for 20 Years” by Laurie Halse Anderson – 4-part notes & citation review/practice (details on citing online articles without actual page numbers)

https://time.com/5503804/ive-talked-with-teenage-boys-about-sexual-assault-for-20-years-this-is-what-they-still-dont-know/

HOMEWORK: Choose 1 additional online article (all article PDFs & read-alouds available as material in GClassroom under the topic CCR Sources – original source links below) and complete a 4-part notepage (add “pageless” citations where needed).

https://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/12833146/instagram-account-university-pennsylvania-runner-showed-only-part-story

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-01-03/my-month-without-the-internet

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-01-03/my-month-without-the-internet

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/opinion/boys-violence-shootings-guns.html

REMINDER: Be sure you have successfully set-up and can access your SWIC estorm account for registration TOMORROW

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 17th

Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite/Notebook #6: “How to Raise a Black Son in America” by Clint Smith – 4-part notes & citation review/practice (intro to video timestamp in citations)

HOMEWORK: Choose 1 additional TED Talk (all transcripts available as material in GClassroom under the topic CCR Sources – video links below) and complete a 4-part notepage (add citations where needed & work to use accurate timestamp).

REMINDER: Be sure you have successfully set-up and can access your SWIC estorm account for upcoming registration

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 13th

Indie Read

Quickwrite/Notebook #5: “Feminism” by Roxane Gay from Bad Feminist – 4-part notes & citation review/practice

HOMEWORK: Choose 1 additional essay (all choices available as material in GClassroom under the topic CCR Sources) and complete a 4-part notepage (add citations where needed).

REMINDER: Be sure you have successfully set-up and can access your SWIC estorm account for upcoming registration

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, January 11th

Book Talk & Indie Read

STUDY/NOTES: MLA Citation Basics – cont’d (find these slides & a video talk-through in GClassroom as material – start about 07:45 in the video today)

Quickwrite/Notebook #4: Read “11:20” by Michael Paterniti from Love and Other Ways of Dying. Then take some notes / do some thinking using a 4-part note structure. (“They Say” – summarize what it’s about. Quote – quote something vebatim. I Say – react with your own commentary. Question – think big picture, what do you wonder? how can you make this relevant?)

TO-DO: Finish these notes for class tomorrow. Read something awesome.

**Figure out your e-storm account if you haven’t yet. See Mrs. C if you are still having issues.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, January 9th

Indie Read

Quickwrite #3: Boredom / “I’m Bored”

Course overview/trajectory: where we were ➼ where we at ➼ where we go next + syllabus overview

Watch: “Why Boredom is Good for You” by Veritasium

BONUS READING/THINKING: How (and why) to Practice Boredom by Shaunta Grimes – medium.com

FOR TOMORROW: Bring your Social Security #, SWIC ID #, and Date of Birth to sign up for your E-Storm account