Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 101

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 18th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #20:  Characters.  Collected notebooks. Reading:  “In the Beginning” by Tom Romano (from Crafting Authentic Voice).

Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of TODAY 10/18.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22
  • Skyward Quiz – Sentence Fragments & Run-Ons open until end of Mon. 10/23
  • Revision window open for SUB1 until end of day 10/29* (Find feedback in Dropbox document w/ WFB.  Open in MSWord to see commentary.  If you have questions, stop by and see Mrs. C. ) *When resubmitting, be sure to make substantial changes, delete comments, and swap WFB for RV in the doc title.
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Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, October 17th

Book talk & Indie read.  Submission #1 “notices.”  Review:  sentence fragments & run-ons.  Reading:  “The Lead” by Donald Murray.

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Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22
  • Revision window open for SUB1 until end of day 10/29* (Find feedback in Dropbox document w/ WFB.  Open in MSWord to see commentary.  If you have questions, stop by and see Mrs. C. ) *When resubmitting, be sure to make substantial changes, delete comments, and swap WFB for RV in the doc title.

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, October 16th

Book trailers & Indie read.  WRITE CLUB!

Deadlines:

  • Skyward quiz open today through end of TODAY 10/16.
  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • Comment by Smileys on Blog post #2 “Fave Authors” by end of Sun. 10/22

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, October 13th

Hours 1 & 2 –  Book talk.  Quickwrite #18:  Dixit card.  “Lab” time / Indie read.

Hour 7 – TRIBEFEST!

Deadlines:

  • Next paper for WRITE CLUB – either MB Chapter or QW expand – in WCDraft folder for Monday 10/16.  (NO pre-conf sheet this time)
  • Skyward quiz open today through end of Monday 10/16.
  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • If you need more immediate feedback for something REALLY due to a college soon, email Mrs. C = )

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 12th

Book talk & Indie read.

Hour 1 ONLY:  Textbook chapter 1 – Argument presentation/discussion.  Quickwrite #17:  Of course.  But mayyybeee . . .

Hours 2 & 7:  “Lab” time.

Hour 7 ONLY:  Quickwrite #18: Dixit card

Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • If you need more immediate feedback for something REALLY due to a college soon, email Mrs. C = )
  • Next paper for WRITE CLUB – either MB Chapter or QW expand – for Monday 10/16.  (In class “Lab” time this Thursday & Friday).
  • Skyward quiz open today through end of Monday 10/16.

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 11th

Book talk & Indie read.  Textbook chapter 1 – Argument presentation/discussion.  Quickwrite #17:  Of course.  But mayyybeee . . .

Hr. 1 ONLY – Jostens mtg. & work time

Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • If you need more immediate feedback for something REALLY due to a college soon, email Mrs. C = )
  • Next paper for WRITE CLUB – either MB Chapter or QW expand – for Monday 10/16.  (In class “Lab” time this Thursday & Friday).
  • Skyward quiz open today through end of Monday 10/16.

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, October 10th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #16: Consent & Tea.  Review:  capitalization & end marks (Skyward quiz opens Wednesday).

Textbook Everything’s an Argument issued.  Take a look at Chapter 1 (and make some notes on your post-it for tomorrow).

Upcoming:  Next paper for WRITE CLUB – either MB Chapter or QW expand – for Monday 10/16.  (In class “Lab” time this Thursday & Friday).

Deadlines:

  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 this/next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.
  • If you need more immediate feedback for something REALLY due to a college soon, email Mrs. C = )

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, October 5th

Book recommendation video & Indie read.  Read: “All Parents Are Cowards” – Michael Christie– Look for 🙂 Tricks and other RLaW items – what does the writer do that is of note?  Submission info for College App papers.

DIGITAL SUBMISSION #2

Deadlines:

  • Blog post #2 by end of day Monday October 9th.
  • “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions by end of Wednesday 10/18*.  (Feedback on submission #1 next week if you want to wait for it before submitting college app paper).  *This due date updated from what was originally announced.

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, October 4th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #15:  Please Rise for the National Anthem – If You’re Not Too Busy (John Branch – NYTimes).  Blog topic #2 – check the GCHSClassof’18Blog for details.  Smiley Face 🙂 Tricks – intro & search in opening of Dandelion Wine.

Dandelion Wine intro – Ray Bradbury

Deadlines:  Blog post #2 by end of day Monday October 9th.

Upcoming:  “Teacher-ready” College App Essay submissions will be sometime next week.  Revise as you wish and based on feedback from WRITE CLUB.