Category Archives: Reading and Writing for the College Bound

R&W: The Method Paragraph of Analysis

We got immediately to work on this Method paragraph of analysis assignment due tonight by 11:59 p.m. Your only homework for Wednesday, 2/21 is to read through the APA research paper assignment and finish the Weebly digital portfolio “webquest” from … Continue reading

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R&W: The Method

We used this handout today for another form of deepened analysis with non-fiction texts. We used these three commercials (JC Penney, Joe Fresh, and United Colors of Benneton) and this New York Times Op-Doc by Ismail Ferdous titled “The Deadly … Continue reading

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All classes: Snow Day(s) Updates

R&W: Your X–>Y paragraph regarding Kincaid/Bahamas ad was due last Thursday by 11:59 p.m.. Today, we did a little SSRing before you worked on this handout that had you peruse examples of digital portfolios. By March 1st, you must have … Continue reading

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R&W: Kincaid Work

We first began by discussing the reading in small groups using our homework of a-e requirements to delve into a conversation. You got points for participating. You were then placed into small groups of three to complete this X–> Y … Continue reading

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R&W: Notice/Focus Work Concluded + Intro to A Small Place

Today, after we finished our notice and focus work with the 2013 Super Bowl Bahamas Tourism ad and we wrote a N + F/ x–> y paragraph in our notebooks, you were assigned a chapter reading by Jamaica Kincaid, an Antiguan-American author, and … Continue reading

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R&W: Intro to Globalization

After we finished our partner projects, I handed out the globalization calendar and we discussed the goals for the unit using this TEDTalk by Ian Goldin to begin to shape our understanding of what Globalization, a very complicated, multi-faceted topic, entails. After this, I … Continue reading

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R&W: Partner Presentations

We had a bell work to begin the hour regarding the importance of getting to know one’s co-workers. Afterwards, we began our partner intro presentations. You wrote down one interesting thing about each person in our notebooks. We will finish … Continue reading

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