Author Archives: Emily Mullins

About Emily Mullins

English and Journalism teacher at Berkley High School in Berkley, MI.

All classes: Weekend Updates

R&W: For Monday, please make sure your specified holiday ad is put into the Google slide presentation for Monday. Remember not to label it based on its rhetorical technique utilized, but just by your name in your holiday category. We … Continue reading

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R&W: Intro to RA, cont.

We first tried to finish with our introduction to Rhetorical Analysis Google slides presentation and associated handout from Tuesday. We need to finish the TEDtalk with Ken Robinson on Monday. I will need to check this in for points on Monday when … Continue reading

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Intro to JRN: News Writing, cont.

Your first task is to get at least one edit completed on each of your two notes–>leads–>stories assignment. From there, you will submit both to the inbox (clean draft stapled on top of edited/signed draft with edits/changes accepted highlighted). Attach … Continue reading

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TV 1: News Segment Filming

Filming continued today for our news segment project. I also assigned Ch. 9 Notes for our quiz next Wednesday (the quiz will also include questions regarding the broadcast journalism notes we have taken). Filming for our project must be done … Continue reading

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R&W: SSR/SSR Project + Grammar

We first read for the first half hour of the hour before I assigned this SSR project due next Wednesday. Afterwards, we went through our grammar packet from a few weeks ago to check our answers before I got page … Continue reading

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Intro to JRN: News Writing from Notes, cont.

You worked on turning your notes/leads into 2 stories today with at least 200-300 words, short paragraphs, the use of inverted pyramids, 2 direct quotes, a headline and byline. Tomorrow, we will edit those stories in class, and you will … Continue reading

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R&W: Rhetorical Analysis, cont.

We first began with a Bell Work in our notebooks regarding a Colbert Report interview with Frank Luntz, political consultant, and we worked to answer these questions: 1. What is the power of language? and 2. What is more powerful, … Continue reading

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