Wed, April 15th–Creative Writing

What we’re all about: Writing a Children’s Book Understanding Story   Ok, time to create. Working as creative collaborators (writers and illustrators), you are going to create the best children’s book in the time you have in this class. No matter what...

Tue, March 14th–AP

What we’re up to: Tuning up for the AP rhetorical exam Ethos Pathos Deep reading Thesis construction Ok, we’ll start by looking at some of the rhetorical strategies in ethos and pathos. Let’s check out the flag! Let’s imagine you were going to...

Fri, April 10th–Creative Writing

Quick Write: Fortunately/unfortunately OK, time for maximum power. You have until the end of the period to: Edit all of your poems Choose one poem for a complete rewrite/awesomenessification Print/write out poems Create a handsome booklet for your work If we have...
Thu, April 9th–AP

Thu, April 9th–AP

What we’re up to:  Reviewing logical argumentation Applying rhetoric to Woolf and Adams Definitional arguments Let’s start by going over the basics of logical argumentation. We’ll try this with a short mini debate where we take opposite sides of the...

Wed, April 8th–Film

What we’re up to: Creating the Comedy Presentations Giving the Comedy Presentations Seeing the first scene in Inglorious In groups of 3, present for the class a 10 minute presentation about a comedic movie that includes the following elements: An analysis of a...