Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 101

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, September 19th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #5:  Missing Spoons.  Notes/Discussion:  What is Writing?

To Do:

  • If you are interested in seeing how Sketchnoting can work with Cornell Note Method check out this video:  Improving Cornell Notes with Sketchnoting Techniques
  • Set up Dropbox folders by end of day Sunday 9/22 (directions on the website – click the “Dropbox Set-Up” tab)*   I know we are hitting roadblocks in getting verification emails – I’m working on it with the tech dept and I’ll keep you posted.
  • Read something awesome!

Reminder:  TOMORROW is the last day to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, September 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #4:  video – Rethink Homelessness. Video:  Sketchnoting for College Students – Doug O’Neill.  Read:  “Reading as a Writer” by Don Murray – make a page of notes in your notebook (however you see fit – whatever techniques you like – this is notetaking practice).

Assignment:  Set up Dropbox folders by end of day Sunday 9/22 (directions on the website – click the “Dropbox Set-Up” tab)

Reminder:  Two more days to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student).

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, September 17th

SWIC registration & retesting.  Watch video: Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1.  Book talk & Indie read.

Assignment:  Set up Dropbox folders by end of day Sunday 9/22 (directions on the website – click the “Dropbox Set-Up” tab)

Reminder:  If you’d like late HW passes, bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape no later than Friday 9/20 (max 2 per student).

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, September 13th

Book talk & Indie read with reading rate calculations.  Quickwrite #2:  This Class So Far?  Quickwrite #3:  What’s in the Box?  Quick discussion:  reading and writing connections.

To Do:

  • ESSENTIAL:  Apply to SWIC (or figure out your ID#) you need it Monday!
  • Read something fantastic!

“Bonus” opp:  bring in post-its and/or scotch tape to exchange for late hw passes (max 2 – due by 9/20)

Friday, September 6th

Back to school!

Quick intro to class, a poem “What You Will Need in Class Today” by Matthew Foley, notebook intros, Quickwrite #1 – your reader/writer statement (if you missed class, see Mrs. C for details), bookpass 🙂

Assignment: If you haven’t already, see your school email to join the google classroom and fill out the quick survey this weekend to help Mrs. C get to know you.

Have a great weekend!