R&W: 20% Project

We submitted our notebooks today along with any late work for the end of the marking period. Afterwards, you spent the rest of the hour working on your 20% projects. There was no exit pass, but I tried to check in with each of you by the end of the hour.

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R&W: SSR + commas/semi-colons

We read either our SSR book or Blink during independent reading today. Afterwards, we went through the explanations from our worksheet utilized during the scavenger hunt before break. We will submit tomorrow when it’s finished with explanations of punctuation use indicated. Check your answers here.

We skipped the reading log we were going to complete today and will save it for next week. I will also be assigning a small independent reading assignment next Wednesday based on your SSR book.

Below is the rubric for your notebook check due Friday:

R&W4CB  Notebook Check-Collected December 2nd, 2016    ____/100

  1. Bell Work 10.17 ______/5 (Purpose of understanding rhetoric)
  2. TFA Logical Fallacies Response _____/10
  3. TFA Rhetorical Analysis Activity Chart (pasted/stapled into Notebook) _____/10
  4. Bell Work 11/2 (How do you feel in terms of writing the collaborative rhetorical analysis essay? Explain) _____/5
  5. Comma Rules with examples C-1 through C-6 _____/5
  6. Rhetorical Strategies in Blackfish Notes (4-6 examples) _____/5
  7. Blackfish Side Explanation (B-fish vs. SeaWorld _____/5
  8. Vocab Week 5 11.7 _____/10
  9. Blink Introduction Notes _____/10
  10. Blink Introduction Annotations _____/5
  11. Vocab Week 6 11.14 _____/10
  12. Socratic Seminar Example Notes 11.14 ______/5
  13. Bell Work 11.15 (Hardest decisions ever had to make) _____/5
  14. Bell Work 11.22 (Good vs. bad roommates) _____/5
  15. Bell Work 11.28 (Thanksgiving Timed Free Write) ____/5
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R&W: IAT for Ch. 3

Yesterday (and today for fourth hour), we completed our Ch. 3 quiz and discussion leader assignment (and I returned a ton of your work). Your job today is to take a few more IATs and consider the implications. You are then going to be given the rest of the hour to write an approximate 300-word, claim driven response to this assignment. You are able to include outside research but at least 2-3 pieces of embedded evidence are needed to be utilized from Blink. Both hours can submit by midnight tonight to turnitin.com. Here’s also a link to some of Gladwell’s questions regarding Ch. 3’s IAT test results that might help guide your response/thinking.

Two sample responses (not on our topic), but one that uses embedded evidence and indicates what a claim should be is linked here, here, and here.

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R&W: Room Experiment

We first completed a bell work regarding the following questions: What qualities would you look for in a roommate next fall? And, what qualities do you have that would make you a good or bad roommate?

Afterwards, we completed this roommate experiment work using this handout and Google slide presentation for third hour, and this handout and Google slide presentation for fourth hour.

Afterwards, you could elect to work on the comma/semi-colon handout for next Wednesday, your 20% project, read your SSR book or read Ch. 3 of Blink.

Homework: Ch. 3 of Blink + Ch. 3 DLs

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R&W: Blink Ch. 2

We took our second Blink reading quiz today for Ch. 2 before we had our discussion leaders take over. Tomorrow, we will do a bit of a room experiment and some grammar, and with any left over time you can work on 20%, Ch. 3 reading of Blink (for next Monday), or you can read your SSR book.

Remember, you have a week from the day your DL group goes to complete your reflection and upload it to turnitin.com. Also, remember to email me your handout the night before so I have time to make copies or let me know if I am making copies of what is on turnitin.com.

Lastly, there are several of you who still need to upload your rhetorical analysis ind. essay in order to receive your essay grade.

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R&W: 20% and vocab

We took our vocab quiz and then got right to work on our 20% projects. You did have an exit pass today.

Homework: Ch. 2 Blink reading (annotations optional) + Ch. 2 discussion leaders (questions to turnitin.com by midnight on Sunday and handout emailed to me by the same time)

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TV 1: Choice Projects Begin

Linked is the assignment description for our choice projects due December 9th along with a calendar till the end of the semester.

Today, before submitting our commercial reflections and Ch. 5 notes, we are going to take a few more notes after watching the following linked videos with some reminders and some new advice. These notes will be submitted with your Ch. 5 notes.

After this, you will begin working on your project proposals for your two choice projects.

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