English 9/10 – Friday, November 8th

Book talk & Indie read / Book club reads.  Select books (if you weren’t here yesterday).  1st target is 1st 30 pages for Tuesday. (Work time for Poet X papers if needed.)

Deadline:

  • Be sure your Poet X writing is in Dropbox by end of today!
  • Read 1st 30 pages of your book club read for Tuesday

If you haven’t already, turn in your notebooks!

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, November 8th

Quickwrite #21:  Poet X reactions (if you didn’t do this yesterday).  Book talk & Indie read.  Notes:  Crash Course #40 – What is Justice?

Writing assignment info:  Please update your document names of the pieces you’ve already written to “Piece1.docx” & “Piece2.docx” accordingly.  That way, when you work on “Piece3” & “Piece4” we can keep them all straight in Dropbox.  (Also note – if your papers aren’t really social justice focused, you will want to reconsider them as they won’t fit in work as a whole).

Deadline:

  • 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).
  • Piece 3 & 4 of Multi-genre social justice writing (your semester writing project) are due no later than end of day Sunday 11/17.

Upcoming:  “lab” time for writing on Tuesday & Wednesday of next week

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)

English 9/10 – Thursday, November 7th

Indie read.  Book talks for book club selections:  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Looking for Alaska by John Green, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling.

Choose a book.  Bring it tomorrow.

If you haven’t already, turn in your notebooks!

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)