Sunday, September 27, 2015

Weekly Agenda 9.28-10.2

ARGUMENT

MONDAY-TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY
Finish practicing with Outlining
-Works Cited template (OWL)

define persona
-the rhetorical box technique
--format/what-how-why
--how does the box move beyond DIDLS and SOAPSTone
---practice with images from magazines: inside evidence/outside conclusions
----"The Bold Look of Kohler"
----" Levis"
-----record evidence on the inside of the box, and write 4 paragraph conclusions for the outside of the box

OPTIC QUIZ

FLTs

Handouts: Rhetorical Box, Argument Writing FLTs

NEW DEADLINES: October 6th-Outline, printed, in-class edit; October 9th-Upload research project to turnitin.com.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Sample Argument Essays
-consider SOAPSTone while writing
-label FLTs
-Rubrics

Timed Essay
HW Journal #5: Find a magazine ad and complete a rhetorical box on it.  Tape, paste, staple, the image into your journal.  Prepare to share MONDAY.


NEXT
Review #5
Review Practice Argument Essay
--see edit checklist
2nd Timed Writing
Fallacies
The Crucible







Sunday, September 20, 2015

Weekly Agenda 9.21-9.25

The Boys in the Boat

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Finish Close-Reading of The Grapes of Wrath chapter 14:
READING JOURNAL #4:
-DIDLS
-connection to BOYS
HW BRING McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill: Steinbeck's "Americans and the Land"
-SOAPSTone
-p671: Comp #1,2; Rhet. 1,2,6; Write #1

RESEARCH
-The Annotated Bibliography DUE FRIDAY.
HW WORK on Annotated Bib.

WEDNESDAY
SCHOOL HOLIDAY

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
RESEARCH
-the full-sentence, alphanumeric outline
--instruction, sample, practice
-Works Cited Page
HW Study OPTIC technique

Review #4

Independent Reading: book talk and expectations

Literary Devices: new terms, concept circles, practice the Glossary Entry
HW RESEARCH Project due Tuesday, Oct 6th to turnitin.com

NEXT: OPTIC test: Hitler cartoon

Argument:
persona
Rhetorical Box
Advertisement: OPTIC

Fallacies...


Monday, September 14, 2015

Weekly Agenda 9.15-9.18

The Boys in the Boat


Tuesday-Wednesday
Check What-How-Why Prewriting
-partner check-in

Review recommended essay format.

Create Working Thesis

Rubric (Close-Reading):
Organization-Student adheres to and includes basic paragraph requirements, such as, topic sentence, contextual information for evidence, integrated evidence (direct quotations with in-text citations, some paraphrasing),.  Paragraph is cohesive: uses transitions to clarify relationships between ideas.

Development/Language-Student develops ideas with a progression of ideas/analysis toward a clear conclusion.  All evidence is appropriate and thoroughly explained; (if necessary, please refer to T.A.C formula).  Strong topic/focus is followed up by thoughtful conclusion.
Students employ precise vocabulary and varied syntax while supporting their focus.

Grammar/Mechanics-Students type their paragraphs in accordance with MLA format requirement.  Students adhere to conventions of written English.

MLA; Include Works Citation, even if one entry.

Review Paraphrase versus Summary versus Analysis

LINK: Model Essay Paragraph Sample
-in-text quotations, embedding punctuation
HW Bring Drafts for peer editing Thursday;
AND, more importantly, Upload Essay to turnitin.com by Thursday evening.  
AND, bring McGraw Hill Reader for FRIDAY

Thursday
Peer Edit Checklist

GoW Intercalary Chapter
-close-reading: DIDLS
-apply to Boys
READING JOURNAL #4: Note stylistic elements of Steinbeck's chapter;
HW BRING Sources for Research Assignment

Friday

Read Steinbeck's "Americans and the Land"
-Add to Reading Journal #4: SOAPSTone
-Add questions on pp671: Comp #1,2; Rhet. #1,2,6; Write #1 (1-3 Paragraphs)

Possible History lesson) 1936 Olympics

Introduce Research Assignment: Due Date Oct 2nd
-Formal Outline
-Annotated Bibliography
-Works Citation
HW Complete Annotated Bibliography for Thursday, Sept 24th for credit.

NEXT
Outline Requirements

FALLACY and ARGUMENT
-AP ESSAY: ARGUMENT practice and timed writing





Monday, September 7, 2015

Weekly Agenda 9.8-9.12

Back-to-School Week: Tues-full; Wed-late start; Thurs-Min; Friday-Full


TUESDAY
Share out OPTIC conclusion from "torch-bearer" photograph from 1936 Berlin Olympics
-Practice with new image: Jesse Owens
--pair compare

Share excerpts from #2: Letters Entry on "How to Mark a Book"
-report total Reading Journal Score for 1 and 2, out of 10pts

Introduce "WHAT-->HOW-->WHY" graphic organizer
HW FIND 2-3 more sources for research topic

WEDNESDAY
JOURNAL #3: WHAT/HOW/WHY columns for "The Art of Rowing"
-close-reading analysis
--how does Brown achieve his effect

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
The Boys in the Boat Epigraph Assignment
-small groups
--reread assigned chapter, note key events, identify rhetorical strategies, analyze how Pocock's quotation illuminates themes from the chapter and the book as a whole.
HW Type 2-3 page Epigraph Analysis Assignment, MLA, for THURSDAY.
AND, have 5-7 diverse sources for research paper assignment next week.