English 9/10 – Tuesday, November 22nd

Indie Read

INTRO: “Genius Is Everywhere” – Austin Kleon on Chase Jarvis

STUDY: “A Brief History of My Newspaper Blackout Poetry” – Austin Kleon (read the blog post & watch the videos)

CREATE: Using newspaper or magazines, try making your own blackout poetry. Tape a couple that you like into your notebook.

PAST DUE: Writing #3 was due Sunday 11/20 in GClassroom

Rhetoric & Comp – Tuesday, November 22nd

Student Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite #26: Indie Read ?s (if you missed class, just write about your independent book–what you are reading right now)

STUDY/NOTES: Commas Rules Rationale (continued from yesterday)

ASSIGNMENT: Writing #7 – QW or MB due in Dropbox no later than end of day Tuesday 11/29 (not much in-class write time for this one)

PAST DUE: Writing #6 – analysis was due in Dropbox no later than end of day 11/16 (add your work cited page/entry)

ON-GOING: Book Talk preparation due whatever day you signed up for πŸ™‚

Rhetoric & Comp – Monday, November 21st

Student Book Talk & Indie Read

Quickwrite #25: Fortunately. . . Unfortunately (inspired by a random picture)

STUDY/NOTES: Commas Rules Rationale (to be continued tomorrow)

PREVIEW: Writing #7 (due Tues. 11/29) & Finals Info (short version: not a test but you need to attend)

PAST DUE: Writing #6 – analysis was due in Dropbox no later than end of day 11/16 (add your work cited page/entry)

ON-GOING: Book Talk preparation due whatever day you signed up forΒ πŸ™‚

Multi-Cultural Lit – Monday, November 21st

Indie Read

Quickwrite #31: “Peanut Butter, Jelly, & Racism” & “Check Our Bias to Wreck Our Bias” videos from New York Times

NOVEL #4: Book Schedules – Get Reading!! Target #1 – Mon. 11/28 / Target #2 – Fri. 12/2 / Target #3 – Thur. 12/8

  • Mexican Whiteboy: 🎯1 – 82 🎯2 – 163 🎯3 – 247
  • To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: 🎯1 – 120 🎯2 – 235 🎯3 – 355
  • Patron Saints of Nothing: 🎯1 – 110 🎯2 – 216 🎯3 – 318
  • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter: 🎯1 – 123 🎯2 – 229 🎯3 – 340

PAST DUE: Writing #3 (your review) was due in Dropbox Sunday 11/20

English 9/10 – Friday, November 18th

Indie Read

WRITE: Write timeΒ βŒ›Β for work on Writing #3 (Listicle Essay)

ASSIGNMENT: Writing #3 – Listicle Paper due in GClassroom no later than end of day Sunday 11/20

*find this assignment on Wednesday’s post, at the tab for ENGLISH 9/10 WRITING ASSIGNMENTS, or it was handed out in class

Rhetoric & Comp – Friday, November 18th

Student Book Talks & Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

Quickwrite #24: Last Lines / First Lines

  • underline (& reread) the last line of your previous entries
  • choose one to be the start of your new quickwrite
  • recopy it and either extend your thinking or take it in new directions

STUDY: MLA citations – works cited page for your rap analysis paper (see the slides on GClassroom for reference)

TO-DO: Complete your work cited page & revise/complete your rhetorical analysis paper if needed.

PAST DUE:

  • Submission #2 due in BOTH Dropbox & Flip no later than end of day 11/7
  • Book Talk preparation due whatever day you signed up forΒ πŸ™‚
  • Writing #6 – analysis due in Dropbox no later than end of day 11/16

Multi-Cultural Lit – Friday, November 18th

Read Aloud – Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho & Dung Ho

Indie Read w/ clipboard check-in

STUDY: Book selections for Novel #4 – quick book talk & choose your books! Options: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay, Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena, To All the Boys I’ve Love Before by Jenny Han, The Marrow Thieves by Cheri Dimaline, Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez.

DEADLINE: Writing #3 due in Dropbox no later than end of day Sunday 11/20