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2011-2012 Class Agenda

Page history last edited by Lisa Floading 7 years, 10 months ago

Wednsday, June 6

  • Finals, Hour 6

 

Tuesday, June 5

  • Finals, Hours 1 & 2

 

Monday, June 4

  • Book Sharing and General Merriment

 

Friday, June 1

  • Independent Reading

 

Thursday, May 31

  • Independent Reading

 

Wednesday, May 30

  • Independent Reading

 

Tuesday, May 29

  • Independent Reading

 

Monday, May 28

  • Memorial Day - No School

 

Friday, May 25

  • Only Hours 5-8 Meet
  • Begin independent reading  

 

Thursday, May 24

  • Finish CS

 

Wednesday, May 23

  • Continue CS

 

Tuesday, May 22

  • Debrief S & F
  • Start CS

 

Monday, May 21

  • Finish S & F

 

Friday, May 18

  • View S & F

 

  • Logos/Ethos/Pathos
  •  

    Thursday, May 17

    • Dear Mrs. Floading
    • Intro to Indie reading and Doc Film unit

     

    Wednesday, May 16

    • The AP Exam!

     

    Tuesday, May 15

    • Reviewland

     

    Monday, May 14

    • Return 5/11 ICE
    • Review Sample 6
    • MC Practice - last one! (6 questions 1634!)
    • Review: Logos/Ethos/Pathos, Fallacies, Text Structures

     

    Friday, May 11

    • Final ICE! Carson (2004)

     

    Thursday, May 10

    • Top Ten Rhetorical Techniques
    • CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Prep for ICE tomorrow: Carson's writing is characterized by...

     

    Wednesday, May 9

    • Review opener: What do you want to review before the AP test? Share and write on board.
    • Discuss "Show and Tell" essay with reference to visual rhetoric
    • Practice with AP MC question "stems" using Friday's ICE passage
    • Turn in one question end of the hour

     

    Tuesday, May 8

    • Test on SL

     

    Monday, May 7

    • Return ICE from 5/4
    • View summary and sample
    • Multiple Choice Practice (Johnson) 

     

    Friday, May 4

    • ICE - Rhetorical Analysis (2007/Rushdie)

     

    Thursday, May 3

    • Schedule for next week distributed
    • Rhetorical prep with "In Search of the Good Family"
    • Assessment
    • Talking with the Text 

     

    Wednesday, May 2

    • Discuss 2nd half of The Scarlet Letter
    • Turn in 5 High Level Questions at end of hour

     

    Tuesday, May 1

    • W.o.W for May Due
    • Final workday in lab for Synthesis Project  (turn in by end of the week)

     

    Monday, April 30

    • Return work (4/27 ICE)
    • Multiple Choice Practice (Howells)

     

    Friday, April 27

    • ICE - Synthesis (Daylight Savings Time) 

     

    Thursday, April 26

    • Return sources with citations
    • Work on Response

     

    Wednesday, April 25

    • Synthesis Project work day
    • Turn in 6-8 sources at end of class with MLA citations

     

    Tuesday, April 24

    • Synthesis Project work day
    • Return Introduction and Task
    • Revise and work on Sources

     

    Monday, April 23

    • Return 2/40 DAQ
    • View Sample 6
    • Multiple Choice Practice ("Town...vale...")

     

    Friday, April 20

    • DAQ - 2001 (Sontag)

     

    Thursday, April 19

    • Opening writing - respond to something from the photography readings
    • View images referenced in photography readings
    • Connections between Time article and SL?

     

    Wednesday, April 18

    • Discuss first half of The Scarlet Letter
    • Check in questions
    • Collect questions and discussion evaluation
    • Distribute readings to prepare for DAQ (2001-Sontag) and Time Magazine "What Makes Us Moral" article.

     

    Tuesday, April 17

    • Synthesis Work Day

     

    Monday, April 16

    • Synthesis Work Day
    • Distribute weekly schedule 

     

    Friday, April 6 - Friday, April 13

    • Spring Break

     

    Thursday, April 5

    • Synthesis Work Day - All classes in West Lab

     

    Wednesday, April 4

    • Discuss "High School Confidential: Notes on Teen Movies"

     

    Tuesday, April 3

    • Submit GoW essay (if conference)
    • MC Practice Answers
    • Assignment and Distribution of The Scarlet Letter
    • W.o.W. Sharing

     

    Monday, April 2

    • Return Friday's ICE DAQ
    • Submit GoW Essay (if no writing conference)
    • Multiple Choice Practice (Mill, 1859)

     

    Friday, March 30

    • ICE - DAQ (2005/Singer)

     

    Thursday, March 29

    • If you get a writing conference you can have a one day extension on your paper.
    • Otherwise, final draft due Monday!
    • Return GoW Drafts
    • "Save the Last Word for Me" discussion of readings from textbook (responsibility to community - prep for DAQ tomorrow)

     

    Wednesday, March 28

     

    Tuesday, March 27

    • Synthesis work day

     

    Monday, March 26

    • Return practice FRQ for those that came on Saturday
    • Mini-conferences on proposal for GoW paper (Draft due Wednesday!)

     

    Friday, March 23

    • Only Hour 6 Meets
    • Workday in lab for Synthesis Project

     

    Thursday, March 22

    • Introduce GoW Rhetorical Analysis
    • Time to work on proposal for topic

     

    Wednesday, March 21

    • Final discussion of GoW
      Distribute letter from Steinbeck
    • Turn in work with rubric
    • Bring GoW tomorrow - let me know if you need this section of GoW back tomorrow to write about it.

     

    Tuesday, March 20

    • Introduce Synthesis Assignment
    • Brainstorming

     

    Monday, March 19

    • Return Friday's ICE - DAQ (Television)
    • View sample
    • Multiple Choice Practice (Howells)

     

    Friday, March 16

    • ICE - DAQ (Television)

     

    Thursday, March 15

    • Discuss Conversations Section of LC pgs 766 - 779
    • "He Doesn't Like to Watch"
    • "TV Turnoff Week"
    • "Is Media Violence Free Speech" 
    • Gallery Walk Activity 

     

    Wednesday, March 14

    • Early Release Day: Only Hours 1,2 meet
    • GoW work day

     

    Tuesday, March 13

    • Discuss Conversations section of LC pgs. 766 - 779
    • "Watching TV Makes You Smarter"
    • "The Argument Against TV"
    • Fishbowl Discussion 

     

    Monday, March 12

    • Return ICE Synthesis #5
    • Multiple Choice Practice - "A Room of One's Own"

     

    Friday, March 9

    • ICE Synthesis #5 - Advertising

     

    Thursday, March 8

    • Discuss "Cloud the Issue or Clear the Air" visual rhetoric
    • Present OPTIC in small groups

     

    Wednesday, March 7

    • Discussion #3 - GoW
    • Turn in Reading Reaction and Devices at end of the hour

     

    Tuesday, March 6

    • Discussed Dillard "The Stunt Pilot" - tone of passages
    • Go over multiple choice questions on essay
    • Turn in DEJ with in class activities

     

    Monday, March 5

    • Return GoW work
    • Multiple Choice Practice "The Crisis"

     

    Friday, March 2

    • No School

     

    Thursday, March 1

    • Half Day/Conferences
    • Only Hour 6 meets - work day for GoW

     

    Wednesday, February 29

    • Course selection in lab

     

    Tuesday, February 28

    • Schedule for next week distributed
    • W.o.W. words for March 
    • Elective information for next year 

     

    Monday, February 27

    • Return Synthesis #4 and Discuss
    • Multiple Choice Practice (Ellison)

     

    Friday, February 24

    • ICE Synthesis #4 (Museums)

      

    Thursday, February 23

    • Return Synthesis #3
    • Discuss LC section on Language Conversations

      

    Wednesday, February 22

    • GoW Discussion #2

      

    Tuesday, February 21

    • Reading and Work Day for GoW

      

    Monday, February 20

    • No School - Staff Development

      

    Friday, February 17

    • ICE Synthesis #3 (Space Exploration)

      

    Thursday, February 16

    • Conversations Discussion

      

    Wednesday, February 15

    • Rodriguez Quiz

      

    Tuesday, February 14

    • Rodriguez - Save the Last Word

      

    Monday, February 13

    • Return Work 
    • MC Practice ("Death of the Moth")
    • Schedule for the Week...available HERE

     

    Friday, February 10

    •  Synthesis Question #2
    • Mrs. Floading is at a meeting and will be out for hours  1 & 2 - pick up packet and begin writing when you arrive!  

     

    Thursday, February 9

    • Return synthesis question from 2/3/12
    • Go over 2011 Synthesis question (issues and implications of the locavore movement)
    • Discuss "The Traveling Bra Salesman's Lesson" 

      

    Wednesday, February 8  

    • Discussion #1 - GoW
    • Turn in reading reaction and style devices at end of class
    • Distribute sources for 2011 Synthesis Question 
    • H.W. "The Traveling Bra Salesman's Lesson" in LC (annotate and answer #2, 3) 
    • See a sample of a quality reading reaction HERE. This example was originally handwritten, and about four pages long.  

     

      

    Tuesday, February 7

    • Discuss "The Surgeon as Priest"
    • CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Be ready for discussion of GoW for tomorrow - to p. 156! (reading reaction and devices due) 

     

    Monday, February 6

    • Return Work
    • MC Practice ("Confessions of a Flirt" 1859)
    • Schedule for this week: CLICK HERE  Or CLICK HERE
    • H.W. Read "The Surgeon as Priest" in textbook p. 197 and answer #7 under "Exploring the Text" for tomorrow.  

     

    Friday, February 3

    • ICE Sythesis #1

     

    Thursday, February 2

    • Reading Day Hours 1 & 2 (early release)

     

    Wednesday, February 1

    • February W.o.W.
    • Share synthesis essentials paragraphs from yesterday

     

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012

    • Turn in visual rhetoric assignment
    • Discuss student responses from 2008 (difference between an argument and a summary)
    • Essentials of a Synthesis Body Paragraph (handout and practice)
    • H.W.  Your W.o.W.'s for February due tomorrow

     

    Monday, January 30, 2012

    • Warm up: visual rhetoric example (Anderson Cooper ad)
    • Multiple Choice Practice (2001 Exam 1-9)
    • Source Q & A for 2008 Synthesis question
    • H.W. Visual Rhetoric Assignment due tomorrow!  

     

    Friday, January 27, 2012 

    • Synthesis Introduction and Text info Chpt. 3 CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Examine Synthesis Question from 2008
    • Distribute schedule for next week and visual rhetoric rubric

     

    Thursday, January 26, 2012

    • Collect AHF Passage Analysis and book
    • Continue visual rhetoric on "Reflections" and "Three Servicemen"
    • Visual Rhetoric Assignment (DUE TUESDAY)
    • Practice visual rhetoric analysis with "American Cheese" Ad

     

    Wednesday, January 25, 2012

    • Reminders for AHF Passage Analysis
    • Grapes of Wrath intro and book distribution CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Continue discussing openings from Stewart ICE
    • Begin visual rhetoric - OPTIC method and "Reflections"

     

    Tuesday, January 24, 2012

    • Return work - ICE from 1/13 (track on sheet)
    • Mini-conferences on AHF Passage Analysis
    • Openings activity (Stewart)

     

    Monday, January 23, 2012

    • Schedule for this week distributed
    • Return final exam
    • Go over multiple choice answers and essays
    • Self-evaluation and discussion

     

    Friday, January 20 - No School

    • Prep Records

     

    Tuesday, January 17 - Thursday, January 19

    • Final Exams

     

    Monday, January 16

    • Final discussion on AHF and Afterward
    • Turn in Paideia sheet #4 at end of class
    • Discuss your Kelley question notes - turn in

     

    Friday, January 13

    • Rhetorical Analysis ICE - 2005 (Stewart)

     

    Thursday, January 12

    • Final Quick 8 - discuss and turn in
    • Go over Kelley question findings (2011) and also openings sheet

     

    Wednesday, January 11

     

    Tuesday, January 10

    • Final Exam information CLICK HERE FOR THE INFORMATION
    • Quick 8 (#7)
    • Peer review of passage analysis for AHF
    • H.W. Study for tone words quiz, read "Shooting an Elephant" in LC

     

    Monday, January 9

    • Return district portfolios
    • Multiple Choice Practice

     

    Friday, January 6

    • Turn in Article Analysis #7
    • Finish style analysis examples and discussion
    • Submit thesis statements for review (will be returned at the end of the hour)
    • Work on annotating 2011 (Kelley) question - what rhetorical strategies do you find?

     

    Thursday, January 5

    • Quick 8 (#6)
    • AHF follow up: clip, Afterward distributed, TDD assignment
    • Style analysis practice and discussion 
    • H.W. Proposal/thesis draft, Article Analysis #7 

     

    Wednesday, January 4

    • Discussion #3 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  
    • Turn in your Paideia sheet at the end of the hour

     

    Tuesday, January 3

    • Return work
    • Quick 8 (#5)
    • W.o.W. #2 - give one get one, share on word wall
    • Time remaining - work time for AHF
    • Due tomorrow: to p. 224 in AHF, Paideia sheet #3

     

    December 23-January 2

    • Winter Break

     

    Thursday, December 22

    • ACT Practice Test (morning)

     

    Wednesday, December 21

    • Report to library lab for revision assignment
    • Turn in by end of hour

     

    Tuesday, December 20

     

    Monday, December 19

    • Return in-class essay from Friday (Onion)
    • Multiple Choice Practice - Mencken

     

    Friday, December 16

    • In Class Essay (Rhetorical Analysis #3 - Onion)

     

    Thursday, December 15

    • Follow up on AHF - point of view and satire/irony
    • "Corn Pone Opinions"  NOTES HERE
    • Discuss Onion articles packet

     

    Wednesday, December 14

    • Discussion #2 AHF 

     

    Tuesday, December 13

    • Correct multiple choice practice
    • Tone Words - coding words you know, have heard and are new (top 25 will be on a matching quiz after break)
    • Reading/work time for the rest of the hour (Chpts 14-22 in AHF for tomorrow)

     

    Monday, December 12

    • Return work: In class essay 12/2 and discuss
    • Quick 8 #2
    • Distribute readings for Thursday (Onion packet) 
    • Multiple choice practice: 2001 exam #'s 44-52

     

    Friday, December 9

    • Turn in Article Analysis #6
    • Read "Modern Modest Proposals" out loud
    • Distribute Schedule for next week

     

    Thursday, December 8

    • Quiz on "A Modest Proposal"
    • Groups peer edit and share sections from your "Modern Modest Proposals"
    • H.W. Combine sections, Article Analysis #6, Subordination Section p. 999 Exercise #2

     

     

    Wednesday, December 7

    • Discuss "A Modest Proposal"
    • Brainstorm topics for "A Modern Modest Proposal" - get into groups
    • For tomorrow, draft Introduction, Proposal and Reasons

     

    For samples that are helpful for tomorrow's homework, see below:

    CLICK HER FOR Sample "A Modern Modest Proposal"

    CLICK HERE FOR Recent article in the spirit of Swift.

    REMINDER: ARTICLE ANALYSIS #6 IS DUE ON FRIDAY!!!

     

    Tuesday, December 6

    • Correct Mutiple Choice Practice
    • Handout Study Guide for "A Modest Proposal"
    • Reading Time for "A Modest Proposal" - due tomorrow

     

    Monday, December 5

    • Return TTC papers
    • Quick 8 #1
    • Multiple Choice Practice - Swift

     

    Friday, December 2

    • In class essay (rhetorical analysis #2 - Barry)

      

    Thursday, December 1

     

    Wednesday, November 30

    • Discussion #1 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    • Turn in your Paideia sheet at the end of the hour

     

    Tuesday, November 29

    • Reading/Work Day - AHF

     

    Monday, November 28

    • Return In Class Essay (Barry)
    • Style Revisions
    • Hints and Tips
    • Multiple choice practice (Douglas) 
    • Collect TTC Books!  

     

    Thanksgiving Break! 

     

    Tuesday, November 22

    • Only Hours 1-4 Meet
    • TTC Final Draft Due

     

    Monday, November 21

    • Reading/Work Day

     

    Friday, November 18

    • Article Analysis #5 due
    • Teacher Conferences on TTC Paper

     

    Thursday, November 17

    • TTC draft due - Peer conferences

     

     

    Wednesday, November 16

    • First Impressions Activity - with "America's Original Superstar"
    • Structure of book - look closely at 1st paragraph
    • CLICK HERE FOR NOTES

     

    Tuesday, November 15

    • Introduction to Satire
    • CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Independent Reading, 2nd Quarter (Distribute instructions and books)
    • H.W. Read "America's Original Superstar" online (with chart)

     

    Monday, November 14

    • Return Article Analysis #4
    • Multiple Choice Practice - Twain
    • Discuss and Correct

     

    Friday, November 11

    • Return proposal and Double Entry Journal
    • In Class Essay #2 - Rhetorical Analysis

     

    Thursday, November 10

    • Shortened class period (WKCE Testing)
    • Review and discuss 2010 Free Response Question
    • Turn in TTC paper proposal
    • Distribute next schedule CLICK HERE FOR A COPY 

     

    Wednesday, November 9

    • Seminar Discussion - final section of TTC
    • Turn in Double Entry Journal end of class
    • Read 2010 Question packet for tomorrow 

     

    Tuesday, November 8

    • Shortened class period (WKCE Testing)
    • Introduce TTC Essay Assignment
    • Proposal Due Thursday.

     

    Monday, November 7

    • Multiple Choice Practice (Didion)
    • Discuss and Correct
    • Review format for Rhetorical Analysis in-class essay
    • S.A.D. (structure/appeals/devices) technique

     

    Friday, November 4

    • Article Analysis #4 due
    • Reading/Work day on The Things They Carried (p. 179-end of book)
    • Only hours 7 & 8 meet
    • Quarter 1 ends today - all late work must be in by 3 p.m.

     

    Thursday, November 3

    • Distribute next week's schedule and go over details
    • Present answers to rhetoric and style questions on "Serving in Florida"
    • Closing writing: After reading and discussing "Serving in Florida" what makes this essay the most effective in your opinion? 
    • H.W. Article Analysis #4 (Hour 1 remember to stop by - we won't meet tomorrow!)

     

     

    Wednesday, November 2

    • Distribute W.o.W. handout (all three class word walls)
    • Return Questions for Discussion (HDYK?)
    • Share narratives in the style of Ehrenreich
    • Discuss what makes her style unique (list on board)
    • Turn in your narrative for feedback 
    • Time to work on Question on Rhetoric and Style for tomorrow
    • Email teacher your response/notes for class or bring hard copy tomorrow

     

    Tuesday, November 1

    • W.o.W. #1  - Discuss and Share, turn in
    • "Serving in Florida" - choose question on Rhetoric/Style p. 187 to prepare for Thurs.
    • Turn in Questions for Discussion
    • H.W. Narrative in the style of Ehrenreich (see #2 p. 188)

     

    Monday, October 31

    • Multiple Choice Practice
    • Return in class essay #2
    • H.W. Read "Serving in Florida" by Barbara Ehrenreich p. 179-186 and answer Questions for Discussion on looseleaf (will be collected) 

     

    Oct. 27/28 Professional Dev't Days

    • No Classes 

     

    Wednesday, October 26 

    • Seminar Discussion #3 for The Things They Carried 
    •  Turn in your double entry journal at the end of class
    • Schedule for next week distributed, DEJ #2 returned. 

     

    Tuesday, October 25

    • Reading Work Day  - The Things They Carried
    • Section 3 to p. 178 is due tomorrow! Be prepared for the seminar discussion.

     

    Monday, October 24

    • Multiple choice practice - RFK Speech (1966)

     

    Friday, October 21

    • In class essay: DAQ #2

     

    Thursday, October 20

    • Reading Work Day - The Things They Carried
    • Review the "Strong Opening Paragraphs" handout for tomorrow's in class essay if you like.
    • CLICK HERE FOR A COPY

     

    Wednesday, October 19

    • Finish discussing "Google" Article
    • Discuss student papers packet (2004)

     

    Tuesday, October 18

    • Correct Multiple Choice Practice
    • Check in "Google" article
    • Identify sources of evidence
    • List claims and evidence in groups
    • H.W. Read student essays packet 

     

    Monday, October 17

    • Return Passage Analyses (Hr. 1 & 7)
    • Quiz on Chapter 7 of EA - "Structuring Arguments" 
    • Schedule for this week CLICK HERE FOR A COPY 
    • Multiple Choice Practice 
    • H.W. Print the article "Is Google Making us Stupid" - read and annotate. Identify 3 Toulmin Arguments.
    • CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

     

    Friday, October 14

    • Turn in Article Analysis #3
    • Present paragraphs on Sherman Alexie's "Superman and Me"

     

    Thursday, October 13

    • Test on Rhetorical Terms
    • H.W. Article Analysis #3 due
    • Read Chapter 7 in EA and take notes (quiz tomorrow)

     

    Wednesday, October 12

    • Seminar Discussion #2 for The Things They Carried
    • Turn in your double entry journal at the end of class
    • H.W. Study for the rhetorical terms test tomorrow!!!

     

    Tuesday, October 11

    • Return article analysis #2 (Hour 1)
    • "Talking with the Text" Activity for Sherman Alexie's "Superman and Me"
    • Work time on graphic organizers
    • Show sample graphic organizer with visualizer
    • H.W. TTC to p. 123 for tomorrow! Bring double entry journal to class.  

     

    Monday, October 10

    • Return Fallacies Quiz
    • Schedule for the week
    • Multiple Choice Practice 
    • H.W. "Superman and Me" in LC - all questions at end p. 112 

     

    Friday, October 7

     

    Thursday, October 6

    • Words of Wonder CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Discuss "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read"

     

    Wednesday, October 5

    • Work day in class for "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read" AND/OR The Things They Carried

     

    Tuesday, October 4

     

    Monday, October 3

    • Turn in passage analysis
    • Return in class essay #1 - discuss benchmarks
    • Multiple choice practice #1

     

    Friday, September 30

    • Return annotation passages
    • Review Everything's an Argument - Pathos, Ethos, Logos

     

    Thursday , September 29

    • Go over multiple choice practice and turn in
    • Time for reading Everything's an Argument with study guide

     

    Wednesday, Septembr 28

    • Discussion #1: p. 1-64 of The Things They Carried
    • Read article on metafiction for next discussion
    • Introdutory Presentation CLICK HERE
    • Complete Multiple Choice Practice #1 for tomorrow
    • Passage Analysis (the one from summer reading)  - ONLY THE ANNOTATION IS DUE TOMORROW! 
    • Final draft of Passage Analysis due MONDAY

      

    Tuesday, September 27

    • Opening Writing: Would you thrive in the Japanese education system? Why or why not?
    • Check in questions and annotations
    • Discuss "School" by Kyoko Mori using questions from text
    • Grammar as Rhetoric and Style - go over exercises
    • A sample passage analysis has been posted for your reference. CLICK HERE to be taken to it.  

     

    • H.W. due Wednesday 9/28
      • Seminar Discussion: The Things They Carried p. 1-64
      •  “The Things They Carried”
      • “Love”
      • “Spin”
      • “On the Rainy River”
      • “Enemies”
      • Double entry journal for each of the stories (roughly five entries/a page for each)

     

    Monday, September 26

    • Return Article Analysis #1 and go over comments CLICK HERE FOR COMMENTS
    • Opening writing activity and finish discussion of "Best in Class" by Margaret Talbot CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Multiple Choice Practice #1 and scoring sheet - due on Thursday.
    • H.W. for Tuesday 9/27
      • Read and take notes on Grammar as Rhetoric and Style: The Appositive p. 167-170
      • Complete Exercises 1-3 (write the answers in your textbook)
      • Read and annotate “School” by Kyoko Mori in LC – p. 130-140
      • Answer all questions under Exploring the Text p. 140-141

     

    Friday, September 23

    • In class essay #1 (DAQ) 7th hour - take your essay Monday!
    • Schedule for next week distributed CLICK HERE 

     

    Thursday, September 22

    • Early Release Day
    • Only Hour 1 Meets - Reading/Work Day on The Things They Carried

     

    Wednesday, September 21

     

    Tuesday, September 20

    • Wrap up tour of AP Exam (if needed)
    • Everything's an Argument Chapter 1 CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Figurative language writing activity (see p. 440 in EA)
    • H.W. "Best in Class" in LC, pgs. 113-122 (Answer all questions on p. 122)

     

     

    Monday, September 19

    • Anaphora in Advertising examples
    • Check in rhetorical terms and stylistic devices flashcards
    • More details on first quarter independent reading, The Things They Carried
    • Tour of the AP Exam CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Read and take notes on EA Ch. 1 

     

    Friday, September 16

    • Identify stylistic techniques in JFK Inaugural Address we read out loud
    • Next week's schedule CLICK HERE
    • First quarter novel, The Things They Carried  CLICK HERE FOR ASSIGNMENT
    • Everything's An Argument class set distributed - read p. 417-439 for Monday
    • H.W. Make flash cards for rhetorical terms and devices from packet for Monday

     

    Thursday, September 15

    • Go over diction handout and discuss passages
    • Discuss Chapter 2 in LC: Close Reading CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Rhetorical terms and stylistic devices packet CLICK HERE
    • * * Article Analysis #1 due for tomorrow!
    • H.W. for Monday: make flash cards for the terms you don't know! Expect an assessment in about two weeks...

     

    Wednesday, September 14

    • Write rhetorical precis for summer reading in groups
    • Turn in one copy at end of the hour

     

    Tuesday, September 13

    • Discuss Diana texts (Audience/Writer/Subject)
    • Return summer assignment editorials
    • Article response assignment (first one due Friday!) See sample here
    • Distribute primer on diction (read over for tonight)
    • H.W. for Thursday: Chapter 2 in LC

     

    Monday, September 12

    • Gallery walk with Six Word Memoirs
    • OWA: Are you satisfied with your memoir? Did you find this activity challenging? Why or why not? 
    • Finish notes from Chapter 1 of LC: Ethos, Logos, Pathos
    • Discuss "We Can Afford to Give Parents a Break" in LC p. 6
    • H.W. Reread and annotate the Diana Texts p. 29-34 in LC and annotate for Speaker, Subject, Audience

     

    Friday, September 9

    • Sentence Modeling: Parallelism
    • Check in annotations
    • Finish sharing findings from syntax exercises
    • Chapter 1: Ethos, Logos, Pathos CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
    • Six Word Memoir due Monday!  

     

    Thursday, September 8

    • Six word memoir due Monday!
    • "Tour" of Chapter One in The Language of Composition CLICK HERE FOR HANDOUT
    • Share findings from syntax exercise - take notes on other passages
    • H.W. Read and Annotate Chapter 1 in the textbook

     

    Wednesday,September 7

    • Sentence Roulette
    • Sentence types - syntax primer
    • Groups analyze syntax of samples
    • Elect a spokesperson to share findings tomorrow
    • H.W. Read all of the other passages on handouts

     

    Tuesday, September 6

    • Collect course contracts
    • OWA: What does it mean to talk about a writer's "style"?
    • Return passages and first day letters in portfolios
    • Book circles - share your passages in groups

     

     

    Friday, September 2

    • Go over major assignments from syllabus
    • Class website preview 
    • Course contracts distributed - signed copy due Tuesday  
    • Return letters, make classroom portfolios
    • Follow up on summer reading, prepare for discussion next week. Passages will be returned on Tuesday. 

     

    Thursday, September 1

    • Welcome Back! 
    • Seats on Podium - Roll Call/Attendance 
    • Collect Summer Assignment   
    • "Dear Mrs. Floading" letter 
      • What book did you read this summer?
      • Describe yourself as a writer and reader. 
      • What do you want me to know about you?  
    • Distribute Syllabus - go over course description, textbook information and classroom policies
    • H.W. Read over the syllabus and bring any questions you may have to class tomorrow, when we will go over the major assignments. 

     

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