Multi-Cultural Lit – Wednesday, December 1st

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #34: notebook commentary on poetry/poet videos/articles with perspectives from Novel #4 (Mexican-American, Filipino-American, Muslim-American)

Artists Among Us: Seattle poet embraces responsibility to help ‘make sense of things’ (click link)

DEADLINE: End of books for next Tuesday 12/7. Keep reading!

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 30th

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #26: Choose a “Character”

DROPBOX: If you haven’t already, create and share the partner write folder for writing #7 (share with Mrs. C) and then put this new draft IN this folder (NOT in the regular drafts folder).

Time for writing/reading!

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom) ends 11/30
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30 (TODAY)

English 9/10 – Tuesday, November 30th

Read Aloud – Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena & Christian Robinson

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #29: Choose a “Character”

Read Like a Writer: Using the read like a writer sheet (inside your notebook cover) and highlighters or pens or pencil, look for the writer’s “moves” in Last Stop on Market Street. What do you “like?” What does the writer do to make it “good”?

DEADLINE: Writing #4 – another quickwrite expanded due no later than end of day Friday 12/3 (we will have in-class time for drafting this week starting tomorrow)

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, November 29th

Book Talks & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #25: “Poem for an Inked Daughter” by Jean Wyrick + 2 minute quick revise

STUDY: Commas review and practice “quiz”

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom) ends 11/30
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30

English 9/10 – Monday, November 29th

Book Talk & Indie Read.

Quickwrite #28: “Poem for an Inked Daughter” by Jean Wyrick (click to open link)

Read Like a Writer: A look at the writer’s moves in the poem above.

NEW ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINE: Writing #4 – another quickwrite expanded due no later than end of day Friday 12/3 (we will have in-class time for drafting this week)

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 23rd

Sign-It Board: Add your name based on how many books you’ve read.

Indie Read.

Upside-Down: Reading Reflection – how’s independent reading going? expand.

Notebook: Comma “rules” notes. Commas that set-off non-essentials & closers, commas after introductory elements (sometimes making complex sentences) & openers, conventional reasons to use commas. COMMAS ARE FOR READERS!

ASSIGNMENT/DEADLINES:

  • Student-Led Book Talk (find the assignment and the varied/scaffolded due dates in GClassroom)
  • Writing #7 – QW or MB (last draft of the semester – IMPT – check the directions as this one will be working with a partner NOT WRITE CLUB!) due no later than end of day Tuesday 11/30

English 9/10 – Tuesday, November 23rd

Sign-It Board: Add your name based on how many books you’ve read.

Indie Read.

Quickwrite #26: Bad Girls with Perfect Faces (Table Topics ?s)

Quickwrite #27: After. . .

TO DO: Make sure your notebook is up to date. Use the ENGLISH 9/10 NOTEBOOK CHECKLIST tab at the top to see what you might be missing (and how to fix that).