Category: Rhet-Comp 102 / English 8A

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, April 29th

Indie Read w/ Padlet check-in

READ/WRITE TIME ⏰: MG Papers, Memory Boook Pieces, Independent Reading

DEADLINES:

  • MG Presentation due in Flipgrid no later than end of day Sunday 5/1(MG Paper should be a PDF in Dropbox)
  • Digital Memory Book in Dropbox due between 5/4 & 5/8

**DON’T FORGET TO CONVERT YOUR MG PAPER TO A PDF!! (directions on the finalizing slides) & USE THE SCREENSHARE OPTION IN FLIPGRID (when you do your presentation)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, April 26th

Indie Read

Quickwrite #39: QUOTES – choose one

“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson from Journals with Annotations 1841-1844

“Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.” – Chuck Palahniuk from Invisible Monsters: A Novel

“I’m not going to be one of those people who sits around talking about what they’re gonna do. I’m just going to do it. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia.” – John Green from Looking for Alaska

WRITE TIME ⏰ MG papers!

DEADLINES:

  • Multi-Genre Project/Paper target 4/27
  • MG Presentation due in Flipgrid no later than end of day Sunday 5/1

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, April 25th

Indie Read

Quickwrite #38: “What’s Your Biggest Regret?”

STUDY: Reader Engagement (How Narrative & Specificity Bring Readers Close) – check the PDF on GClassroom

Tips for Finalizing your MG (slides on GClassroom)

WRITE TIME ⏰ MG papers!

DEADLINES:

  • MG Mark #3 (everything written) due no later than end of day Monday 4/25
  • Multi-Genre Project/Paper due 4/27
  • MG Presentation due in Flipgrid no later than end of day Sunday 5/1

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, April 21st

Indie Read

Quick tips!! genre specifics, digital links, citation machine, viewing for white-space, threads/unifying elements.

WRITE CLUB: share progress, ideas, etc. on your MG Project/Paper

DEADLINES:

  • Conference with Mrs. C on your MG progress & ideas 4/20 – 22 (10 minutes as scheduled)
  • MG Mark #2 (any 13 pages) due no later than end of day Wednesday 4/20
  • Multi-Genre Project/Paper due 4/27 w/ presentation due 5/1

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, April 20th

Indie Read

Quick tips!! interviews (permissions & timings), images & citing them, page breaks, font colors & size, threads/unifying elements.

WRITE TIME ⏰ MG papers!

DEADLINES:

  • Conference with Mrs. C on your MG progress & ideas 4/20 – 22 (10 minutes as scheduled)
  • MG Mark #2 (any 13 pages) due no later than end of day Wednesday 4/20
  • Multi-Genre Project/Paper due 4/27 w/ presentation due 5/1

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, April 19th

Indie Read

Quickwrites #36 & #37: Genre Experiments – Thinking about MG topics and try 2 of the 3 following genres – TOP 10 LIST (10 to1 or 1 to 10), RECIPE (literal or abstract – w/ ingredients, amounts & directions), TEXT CONVERSATION/TWITTER THREAD (real or fictional)

Time for work on MG – sign-up for conferences – reminders & FAQs.

DEADLINES:

  • Conference with Mrs. C on your MG progress & ideas 4/20 – 22 (10 minutes as scheduled)
  • MG Mark #2 (any 13 pages) due no later than end of day Wednesday 4/20
  • Multi-Genre Project/Paper due 4/27 w/ presentation due 5/1