Category Archives: Reading and Writing for the College Bound

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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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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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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R&W: Rhetorical Analysis Intro

We spent the first part of the hour submitting our MLA research essays to the inbox before you wrote down the week 7 vocab in your notebooks. From there we moved into this PowerPoint, and we took notes in our … Continue reading

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R&W: Peer Editing and MLA Checkpoints

We first did a sample verbal peer edit of a previous student’s essay, so you could see how I might begin a peer edit. Next, you used this checklist to assist two of your peers with their essay. We will … Continue reading

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R&W: Drafting for MLA Research Essay

We had a work day in the library today to continue editing/making changes to our first draft for our second round of peer editing on an updated draft/version of your essay tomorrow. A second rough draft checked in tomorrow will … Continue reading

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