Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 101

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 19th

Read aloud & Indie read.  Quickwrite #23: n-word (your thoughts) Study:  language use “the n-word” watch video clips from Black-ishDear White People, and Ta-nehisi Coates “When Every Word Doesn’t Belong to Everyone”  Finish video clips from The Art of Rap as background to thinking about the rhetoric of rap.

Upcoming:  Book talks THIS Thursday – NEXT Tuesday.  Sign up and be ready! And don’t forget your FLIPGRID 🙂

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 15th

Book trailers & Indie read. Study:  Infinite Possibilities: Tips on Revision & a look at more student revision examples.

Unlimited Power – Manipulation

Deadline:  Submission #2 in Dropbox Submissions folder (properly labeled) & audio/video in FLIPGRID (info on the submission sheet) no later than Sunday 11/17 at 11:59pm

If you haven’t already:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26) – Sign ups on MONDAY!

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, November 14th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #22: Unlimited Power.  Study:  revision through student drafts.  Submission #2 info. & handout on receiving feedback.

Deadline:  Submission #2 in Dropbox Submissions folder (properly labeled) no later than Sunday 11/17 at 11:59pm

If you haven’t already:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, November 13th

Indie read.  WRITE CLUB “10 Things I Have Been Meaning to Say to _______”  Assign:  complete the process questionaire (no wrong answers – just your answers)

If you haven’t already:

  • Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 8th

Book talk & Indie read.  Finish annotations for rhetorical appeals (add to notebook).  Flipgrid intro & weekend practice assignment.  Harry Potter comma puzzles challenge.  Collected notebooks!

Deadlines:

  • This weekend: Flipgrid practice assignment.  Go to flipgrid.com (link on the right).  Use code on booktalk sheet & your school email.  Follow directions on flipgrid to upload your video (no longer than 1:30).
  • Next draft:  your own version of “10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to ___________” for WRITE CLUB on Wednesday 11/13

Reminders:

  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, November 7th

Indie read & Read aloud “10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to You” by Jason Reynolds. Notes:  commas review – visual patterns for comma use. Study:  rhetorical appeals “it” factor – kairos.  Assign:  choose any one of the six mentor texts from the last two weeks and annotate it using the “questions for rhetorical analysis” block (bring this for continued work tomorrow). Q & A on going “almost” gradeless.

Notes/Slides:   PATHOS, ETHOS, LOGOS

Deadlines:

  • Notebooks due Friday 11/8!
  • Next draft:  your own version of “10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to ___________” for WRITE CLUB on Wednesday 11/13

Reminders:

  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, November 6th

Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #21: “Consent: It’s Simple as Tea” Notes:  commas review – commas w/ conventions. Study:  rhetorical appeals logos w/ ex. reading.  Some thoughts about how this class is structured – feedback requested. (Check the handout below again for details).

Notes/Slides:   PATHOS, ETHOS, LOGOS

Proposal:  Almost Gradeless

Deadlines:  Notebooks due Friday 11/8!

Reminders:

  • Think about what you will book talk right before Thanksgiving break (Nov. 21, 21, 25, & 26)