Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 102

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, February 22nd

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #18:  Black-out Poetry. Read: “Design” & “Sketch” from A Writer Teaches Writing by Donald Murray.  Example:  Rhetorical Analysis research design.

Important:  Find out your SWIC ID# and password (or update your password).  You will need it TOMORROW in class!

Deadlines:

  • Optional  revisions on Cited Commentary due no later than end of 2/25 (if your revise, hard copy with teacher comments must be returned to Mrs. C on 2/26)
  • Research design for your Hamlet paper due in Dropbox end of Mon. 2/26 (WRITE CLUB on Tues. 2/27)
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Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 21st

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #17:  Shakespeare Quote (from your Search It!)  Research Design assignment info.  Read:  “Linking Evidence and Claims” from Writing Analytically by Rosenwasser & Stephens.  A look at Claims & Evidence + Research Direction/Angles (slides w/ discussion & note-space for work on your paper).

Important:  Find out your SWIC ID# and password (or update your password).  You will need it Friday in class!

Deadlines:

  • Optional  revisions on Cited Commentary due no later than end of 2/25 (if your revise, hard copy with teacher comments must be returned to Mrs. C on 2/26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, February 20th

Book talk & Indie read.  Hamlet Rhetorical Analysis assignment & schedule.  Notes & Lecture:  conducting academic research (for paper writing).

Important:  Find out your SWIC ID# and password (or update your password).  You will need it Friday in class!

Deadlines:

  • Optional  revisions on Cited Commentary due no later than end of 2/25 (if your revise, hard copy with teacher comments must be returned to Mrs. C on 2/26)

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, February 15th

Book talk & Indie read. Sonnets ❤ ❤ ❤  Watch:  Crash Course Hamlet Part I & Crash Course Hamlet Part II  Read:  Hamlet as a comic.

Deadline:

  • Submit Connexions paper no later than 11:59pm Thursday 2/15- that’s TODAY!  (Be sure to check the comments on your commentary to avoid making the same tech or citation errors on the connexions paper). Name your document “lastnameCNX”
  • NEW:  Cited commentaries returned (optional revisions until end of 2/25 – must return the teacher-marked version by 2/26 if you revise).

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, February 13th

Book talk & Indie read.  Shakespeare’s sonnets:  some info, form, a look at #18.  Quickwrite #15:  Group sonnet write – choose a topic and start building your sonnet.  Yes, they need iambic pentameter.  We will share them on Thursday.

Deadline:  Submit Connexions paper no later than 11:59pm Thursday 2/15

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, February 9th

Book trailers & Indie read.  Read/watch Hamlet Act III scenes 3 & 4, Act IV scenes 1 – 3.

With blood drive/field trip/etc. there will be a re-showing of Friday’s Hamlet scenes during 4th hour on Monday.  (For hours 1 & 2, it will put you a little out of order, but you’ll still get to see it at least.  And you can bring your lunch in if you need to.)

Deadline Extended:

  • Connexions paper by end of Thursday 2/15  (I want to get your first paper back before you submit this one with the same citation errors).

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, February 8th

Book talk & Indie read.  Read/watch: Hamlet  Act III scene 1.  Quickwrite #14:  Is Hamlet “mad”?  Why or why not?  Explain. (crazy-insane-mad, not angry-mad).

With blood drive/field trip/etc. there will be a re-showing of Friday’s Hamlet scenes during 4th hour on Monday.  (For hours 1 & 2, it will put you a little out of order, but you’ll still get to see it at least.  And you can bring your lunch in if you need to.)

Deadline Extended:

  • Connexions paper by end of Thursday 2/15  (I want to get your first paper back before you submit this one with the same citation errors).