Wednesday, Thursday – May 1, 2

Agenda

 

Thursday

  • paper drafts of essay – staple to the editing checklist
  • finish listening to Run
    • review the Journal process with Run
    • all materials are in the BAC tab
  • tomorrow is Pro-D
    • DUE Monday – the journal entry with questions/quotes and vocab for Chapters Born a Crime and Trevor, Pray, which means you will have to listen to some of the last chapter of Section #1 on your own

    • Do not pull any questions or quotes from Run

Wednesday

  • First 20 minutes or so: paper copies out, exchange papers – make sure the editing checklist is used/answered and your paper is annotated on using the checklist as a guide – BRING to class tomorrow stapled together
  • Born A Crime instructions – on the BAC tab
    • review
    • start listening

Tuesday, April 30

Agenda

 

  • a bit of a History lesson today on South Africa and Apartheid
  • work in groups on the Quote assignment in the Born A Crime tab
  • a reminder that you must bring a paper copy to class tomorrow; print it before you come to class:
    • annotated paper draft with the peer-editing sheet is due Thursday
    • Final edited draft due to TEAMS Wednesday night

Monday, April 29

Agenda

 

  • Introduction to the novel: Trevor Noah’s memoir – Born a Crime
    •  have your draft out on your desktop, while your work is being checked, at your tables, in groups of three or four, define Satire and find an example of it, either in an image or a website, a meme, a short video etc. What topic/issue is being satirized? send me an email – one per table with your examples of satire
  • you must have a paper copy that is mostly done – just editing and tweaking to do after the peer-editing process.
    • bring your annotated (edited) draft stapled to the peer-editing sheet to Wednesday’s class

Wednesday – Friday, April 24 – 26

Agenda

 

Friday

  • Last full day to work on your narrative
  • first draft due Monday – part of the class to edit and/or work on it
  • final (good) draft due to TEAMS Tuesday, April 30:
    • no class time on Tuesday to work on the essay

 

Thursday

  • continue with writing your narrative and check-ins
  • if you get stalled, then DO NOT waste class time with scrolling…utilize the many resources on the blog or READ to unlock your creativity skills
  • by the end of tomorrow’s class you MUST have the BONES in place with some muscle!

Wednesday

Thursday, April 18

Agenda:

 

  • Review of the last Restrictive and Non-Restrictive clauses
  • Discussion of the Grammar review document – in the Writing and Grammar Tab:
    • due Monday and the test is on Tuesday, April 23
  • Review and discussion of the Narrative Writing Assignment – all documents are in the Writing and Grammar Tab of the Blog

Wednesday, April 17

Agenda:

 

  • Valedictorian Address – link for voting
  • The vote closes at 12:30 pm today!
  • check and review grammar (NR – R)
  • finish the rest of it #12 – 24
  • Introduction to the Narrative Essay – all documents are in the Writing and Grammar tab – below all the grammar docs
  • rewrites either tomorrow lunch or after school for the Parallelism test
  • there will be test on Tuesday, April 23 on the grammar concepts recently covered – review coming…