Category: Rhet-Comp 102 / English 8A

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, January 3rd

Read Aloud Also an Octopus by Maggie Tokuda-Hall & Benji Davies & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #1: Hands (take 1) – draw an outline of your hand on the page and then fill it with your thoughts about your hands . . . Watch the video below.

Accept the invite to the new GClassroom and complete the survey(s) as instructed. Please pay attention to WHO should fill out which survey.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, May 17th / Wednesday, May 19th

WRITE: Quickwrite #30 (THE LAST ONE) – What does it mean to be a warrior?

BOOK RETURNS!!

STUDY: Take With You – a set of slides (with talk-through) that highlights what we learned this year about writing

TO-DO: Take the end of semester survey (contains a permission for use form too). You’ll find it attached to today’s GClassroom post.

PAST-DUE: Everything!!!

TOMORROW: Come back for a special read-aloud and a wrap-up of our independent reading journey.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, May 14th

OFFICE HOURS: Use the zoom link in GClassroom to stop in for assistance or to get answers to your questions. Anytime between 7:20am & 11:20am that you aren’t supposed to be in someone else’s live meet is fine.

CHECK-IN: Update the Padlet with whatever you’ve been reading lately. Take a break from social media and find just a few minutes to escape into a book of your choice.

DEADLINES & REMINDERS:

  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – no later than end of day TODAY Friday 5/14 (documents in Dropbox – be sure it’s in your Submissions folder!)
  • GRADE PITCH – no later than end of day SUNDAY 5/16 (Flipgrid video)

NEXT WEEK: Senior wrap up.

You got this.

❤

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, May 11th / Thursday, May 13th

WRITE/CREATE/STUDY: Time to work on portfolio, notebook tours, & grade pitches.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS:

  • NOTEBOOK TOUR – due no later than end of day 5/12 or 13 (This is a Flipgrid video assignment. Please read & follow the directions.)
  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – due no later than end of day 5/13 or 14 (This assignment is a collection of work in Dropbox. Please read & follow the directions.)

PAST DUE:

  • MEMORY BOOK – was due in Dropbox 5/9
  • MG PROJECT/PAPER & PRESENTATION – was due in Dropbox & Flipgrid 5/2

NEXT WEEK: Semester wrap-up – last notebook writing, return Mrs. C’s books, a review of what this year taught us, survey, & a wrap-up of your independent reading. Be here to celebrate what makes senior year memorable.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, May 10th / Wednesday, May 12th

READ: The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

WRITE/CREATE/STUDY: Portfolio overview and time to write/create/work.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS:

  • NOTEBOOK TOUR – due no later than end of day 5/12 or 13 (This is a Flipgrid video assignment. Please read & follow the directions.)
  • SPRING PORTFOLIO – due no later than end of day 5/13 or 14 (This assignment is a collection of work in Dropbox. Please read & follow the directions.)

PAST DUE:

  • MEMORY BOOK – was due in Dropbox 5/9
  • MG PROJECT/PAPER & PRESENTATION – was due in Dropbox & Flipgrid 5/2

UPCOMING: Time for work on portfolios & grade pitch instructions.

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, May 7th

OFFICE HOURS: Use the zoom link in GClassroom to stop in for assistance or to get answers to your questions. Anytime between 7:20am & 11:20am that you aren’t supposed to be in someone else’s live meet is fine.

CHECK-IN: Update the Padlet with whatever you’ve been reading lately. Take a break from social media and find just a few minutes to escape into a book of your choice.

DEADLINES & REMINDERS: Memory Book folders complete no later than end of day Sunday 5/9. Other end of semester dates on the senior calendar (listed in GClassroom under Classwork – End of Semester material).

NEXT WEEK: Notebook tours & portfolio work.

Keep moving forward.

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, May 4th / Thursday, May 6th

WRITE: Quickwrite #29 – What’s Your Biggest Regret?

MEMORY BOOK WORK TIME: Use class time to work & ask questions if needed. Quick tips: please proofread & use paragraphs when ideas shift (specifically in the shorts) – explore different genres in your focus pages (they shouldn’t all be the same style) – follow the directions on the last page of the assignment sheet to be sure to arrange your folder & name your pieces correctly.

NEW: I’ve added important details & an FAQ list to the DIGITAL MB tab at the top of the site. I’ll add Q & A as they become relevant. AND check out the video on GClassroom that shows and talks you through what your Memory Book folder should look like in Dropbox.

DEADLINES/REMINDERS: Final Digital Memory Book due no later than end of day Sunday 5/9 in Dropbox Submissions folder. IF you are completing a physical book, email Mrs. C to make arrangements for turning in (promise you’ll get it back).

NEXT WEEK: Portfolio construction & reflection, notebook tours.