Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 102

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, April 26th

Book talk & Indie read.  Collected mg notebooks, printed sources, & official rubrics. Multi-genre Presentations!

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Soundtrack #1 – 5 quickwrites due by classtime Tuesday 5/1
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Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, April 25th

Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #22:  “I Go Back” by Kenny Chesney.  Writer’s notebook assignment:  Soundtrack of My Life quickwrites (ST#1 – ST#5).  Work time for finalizing MG, work on quickwrites, or reading.

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Wednesday 4/25 by 11:59pm TODAY (presentation-ready). Notebooks & sources due Thursday 4/26.
  • Presentations begin Thursday 4/26
  • Soundtrack #1 – 5 quickwrites due by classtime Tuesday 5/1

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, April 24th

Book talk & Indie read. Multi-genre tips:  page #s, pdfs, & text boxes.  MG project revision & finalization: next steps & rubric instructions.  Revising:  Read aloud Don Murray’s “Write to Rewrite” from The Craft of Revision. Two readings on revising from Rule & Wheeler and Chuck Wendig respectively.

Deadlines:

  • MG – Add a song due 4/25
  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Wednesday 4/25 by 11:59pm (presentation-ready). Notebooks & sources due Thursday 4/26.
  • Presentations begin Thursday 4/26

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday April 20th

Indie read. Top Ten most challenged books of 2017. Read “Alternate Style” handout.  Conferences & work time.

Deadlines:

  • MG – Add a song due 4/25
  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Wednesday 4/25 by 11:59pm (presentation-ready). Notebooks & sources due Thursday 4/26.

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday April 19th

Book talk and/or Indie read.  Read “Grammar B” handout.  Conferences & work time.

FOR YOUR CONFERENCE:

  1. Fill out the pre-conference sheet.
  2. Have a mostly “teacher-ready” draft of your MG paper uploaded (name the document “LastnameCONFCOPY”)
  3. Remember to show up!  (See the post with conference times if needed).

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Thursday 4/26 (presentation-ready)

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday April 18th

Book talk and/or Indie read.  Read “Whatever It Takes: Breaking the Rules in Style” by Tom Romano.  Conferences & work time.

FOR YOUR CONFERENCE:

  1. Fill out the pre-conference sheet.
  2. Have a mostly “teacher-ready” draft of your MG paper uploaded (name the document “LastnameCONFCOPY”)
  3. Remember to show up!  (See the post with conference times if needed).

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Thursday 4/26 (presentation-ready)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday April 17th

Book talk and/or Indie read.  WRITE CLUB – Multi-genre mark #2 day 2.  🙂 your favorite part/genre/moment! Conferences start tomorrow.

FOR YOUR CONFERENCE:

  1. Fill out the pre-conference sheet.
  2. Have a mostly “teacher-ready” draft of your MG paper uploaded (name the document “LastnameCONFCOPY”)
  3. Remember to show up!  (See the post with conference times if needed).

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Final MG due Thursday 4/26 (presentation-ready)

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday April 16th

Book talk & Indie read. WRITE CLUB – Multi-genre mark #2 day 1.  🙂 your favorite part/genre/moment!

Upcoming:  Conference sign-ups tomorrow.  Conferences April 18 – 20.

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Pre-conference sheets due at your conference time!
  • Final MG due Thursday 4/26 (presentation-ready)

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday April 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Lab time for multi-genre project work.

Attention:  Mark #2 deadline is 12 – 16 pages.  That does NOT count your title page, works cited page, or end abstracts.  It should contain at this point, all the REQUIRED genres.  It might NOT be your final copy – you can continue to work on this project.

Deadlines:

  • Student book talks going on now!  (check the date you signed up for)
  • Next WRITE CLUB date is Monday 4/16 for multi-genre mark #2