Category: Rhetoric & Comp. 102

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, February 5th

World Read Aloud Day! I Am a Storyby Dan Yaccarino.  Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #16:  YOUR (My) Shakespeare Experience.  Study/Notes:  Hamlet intro/overview. Quick reference guide: “Translating” Shakespeare. Read/Watch: Hamlet ACT I scene 1.

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • Did you turn in your CCR audio? TURN THIS IN!
  • Did you complete MBShort #1?

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, February 4th

Book talk & Indie read.  Quickwrite #15: Fear.  Notes/Quick Lecture:  Shakespeare into/review for context.  Video:  Shakespeare Brief and Naughty

Tomorrow:  Hamlet study starts later this week.  If you want your own copy, get one!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • Did you turn in your CCR audio? TURN THIS IN!
  • Did you complete MBShort #1?

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, February 3rd

Book talk & Indie read with rate calculation – Think about setting your own goals.  What will you read this semester?  Can you beat page numbers read last semester?  How will you create time to read?  Take surveys (see separate post for links if you were absent).

Upcoming:  Hamlet study starts later this week.  If you want your own copy, get one!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • Did you turn in your CCR audio?
  • Did you complete MBShort #1?

Survey Information – Monday, February 3rd

  1. 5 Essentials Survey  – use the ID # given by Mrs. C
  2. Student Paths Survey – If you did this last semester you MAY have created an ID with your lastname and then ID# (ex. Smith20####) and a password that was easy like Warrior1  (If this is you, log in and get started).  Otherwise create a login and password and fill out the requested info.  You can use your school email address, the school address 3148 Fehling Rd., Granite City, IL 62040, and the school phone number (618) 451-5808 if you’d like.  Follow the prompts, answer 3 questions, and you are done.  THANKS 🙂

 

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 31st

Read Aloud:  Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Quickwrite #14:  Long Way Down – reactions, thoughts, etc.

Deadline:  Cited Commentary due for Mrs. C’s feedback no later than end of day Sunday 2/2 (this includes AUDIO on Flipgrid). 

Upcoming:  Hamlet study starts mid-next week.  If you want your own copy, get one!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • First MB Short window closes at the end of this week. Details and instructions on your course syllabus

Rhetoric & Comp – Thursday, January 30th

Indie Read.  Read Aloud:  Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds.

Deadline:  Cited Commentary due for Mrs. C’s feedback no later than end of day Sunday 2/2 (this includes AUDIO on Flipgrid). 

Upcoming:  Continuation of Long Way Down tomorrow.

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • First MB Short window closes at the end of this week. Details and instructions on your course syllabus.

Updates:

  • sample student memory books that you can take a look at (ends this week – I need to return them)
  • return your student release so Mrs. C can record for work on her National Board Certification

Rhetoric & Comp – Wednesday, January 29th

Book talk & Indie read.  WRITE CLUB – cited commentary edition.  Submission sheet for the CCR.

Deadline:  Cited Commentary due for Mrs. C’s feedback no later than end of day Sunday 2/2 (this includes AUDIO on Flipgrid). 

Upcoming:  We will be reading a book together the next two days.  Don’t miss it 🙂

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • MB Short windows opened LAST WEEK!  Details and instructions on your course syllabus.

Updates:

  • sample student memory books that you can take a look at (ends this week – I need to return them)
  • return your student release so Mrs. C can record for work on her National Board Certification

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, January 28th

Book talk & Indie read.  Study:  The Relationship Between Boredom and Creativity.  Read blog post, check out cartoon, watch TEDtalk “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas”

Share QW#13 – what YOU want from WRITE CLUB – with your group.  Citation Checks for your CCR paper.

Deadline:  You’ll need a completed draft (with citations) of your cited commentary for WRITE CLUB TOMORROW 1/29. DON’T FORGET your completed pre-conference sheet!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • MB Short windows opened LAST WEEK!  Details and instructions on your course syllabus.

Updates:

  • sample student memory books that you can take a look at (ends this week – I need to return them)
  • return your student release so Mrs. C can record for work on her National Board Certification

P.S. TOO many writers did not have full drafts today.  Get it together! 😉

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, January 27th

Indie read.  Quickwrite #12:  “Dear Basketball” by Kobe Bryant. WRITE CLUB – meet your group!  analyze WRITE CLUB data to notice trends in what frustrated you and what worked best in last semester’s clubs.  Quickwrite #13:  What do YOU/I want from WRITE CLUB?

Deadline:  You’ll need a completed draft (with citations) of your cited commentary for WRITE CLUB on Tuesday, January 28th. DON’T FORGET your completed pre-conference sheet!

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • MB Short windows opened LAST WEEK!  Details and instructions on your course syllabus.

Updates:

  • sample student memory books that you can take a look at (ends this week – I need to return them)
  • return your student release so Mrs. C can record for work on her National Board Certification

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, January 24th

Book talk & Indie read. MORE Lab time! Pre-conference sheet for the Cited Commentary paper.

Deadline:  You’ll need a completed draft (with citations) of your cited commentary for WRITE CLUB on Tuesday, January 28th.

Reminders:

  • Tweet about the books you are reading @ReadWarriors.  See the page tab above for details and due dates!
  • MB Short windows open THIS WEEK!  Details and instructions on your course syllabus.

Updates:

  • sample student memory books that you can take a look at for the next couple of weeks
  • return your student release so Mrs. C can record for work on her National Board Certification