Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Agenda, January 23

  • Due Friday : Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 600 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. Highlight the words you cut on the draft of the essay your brought to class today. Staple the new draft on top of the old draft.
  • Due Now: "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker," from The Language of Composition.
  • Due Friday: "The Female Body," by Margaret Atwood, from The Prentice Hall Reader 
Today's Agenda:
  1. Multiple Choice-ish Discussion
  2. Sentences I just didn't understand
  3. The structure of the "Speech"

Agenda, January 22

  • Due Now : Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 700-800 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. This link might make your life easier. Your audience is the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
  • Due Tomorrow: "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker," from The Language of Composition.
  • Due Friday: "The Female Body," by Margaret Atwood, from The Prentice Hall Reader 
Today's Agenda:
  1. Multiple Choice-ish
  2. How to write concisely

Friday, January 18, 2019

Good News for MLK Day!

This article might cast some new light on Friday's question. Enjoy!

Agenda, January 18

  • Due Tuesday: Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 700-800 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. This link might make your life easier. Your audience is the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
  • Due Wednesday: "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker," from The Language of Composition.
Today's Agenda:
  1. Can I? Should I? Do I have to?
  2. Why do you get to sleep in on Monday?
  3. Argument o' the Week

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Agenda, January 17

  • Due Tuesday: Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 700-800 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. This link might make your life easier. Your audience is the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
  • Due Wednesday: "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker," from The Language of Composition.
Today's Agenda:
  1. Can I? Should I? Do I have to?
  2. Step 1: What can you do to solve the problem?
  3. Step 2: How will the world be better because of it?
  4. Step 3: Pick a mode. Do you want to explain what you can do and how you know it will work OR do you want to show what you can do? One, two, three organization v. beginning, middle, end organization.
  5. Step 4: Type like the wind.
  6. Slow Group Disco
  7. "I Want a ..."

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Agenda, January 16

  • Due Now: "Lost in the Kitchen," by Dave Barry, from 50 Essays, 1st Edition
  • Due Now: Optional Revision of How it Feels Essay. Highlight changes in new draft a paper clip on top of previous drafts. Some A papers can be "revised" with a conversation. If you choose not to revise, return your paper to me to put in your portfolio.
  • Due Tuesday: Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 700-800 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. This link might make your life easier. Laptops will be here on Thursday. Your audience is the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Today's Agenda:
  1. Can I? Should I? Do I have to?
  2. Quick Open Disco
  3. Slow Group Disco
  4. "I Want a ..."

Monday, January 14, 2019

Agenda, January 15

  • Due Now: "I Want a Wife," by Judy Brady, from 100 Great Essays.
  • Due Tomorrow: "Lost in the Kitchen," by Dave Barry, from 50 Essays, 1st Edition
  • Due Tomorrow: Optional Revision of How it Feels Essay. Highlight changes in new draft a paper clip on top of previous drafts. Some A papers can be "revised" with a conversation. If you choose not to revise, return your paper to me to put in your portfolio.
  • Due Tuesday: Write an argument OR narrative that responds to the prompt "How can you work against systemic racism to help make our world more healthy and peaceful?" Typed. MLA. 700-800 words. Put the word count on the first page, directly under the date. This link might make your life easier. Laptops will be here on Thursday. Your audience is the Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Today's Agenda:

  1. MC Answers
  2. The middle section
  3. "I Want a ..."

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Agenda, January 14

  • Due Now: "I Want a Wife," by Judy Brady, from 100 Great Essays.
  • Due Now: 8 entries in your curiosity journal. Each entry should include a question, an occasion (what sparked the question), and the beginnings of an answer. Sometimes the occasion will precede the question.
  • Due Wednesday: "Lost in the Kitchen," by Dave Barry, from 50 Essays, 2nd Edition
  • Due Wednesday: Optional Revision of How it Feels Essay. Highlight changes in new draft a paper clip on top of previous drafts. Some A papers can be "revised" with a conversation. If you choose not to revise, return your paper to me to put in your portfolio.
Today's Agenda:
  1. Does anyone remember Colin Kaepernick?
  2. A curiosity
  3. MC Practice
  4. Who wouldn't want to discuss "I Want a Wife"?
  5. Says / Does x2

Friday, January 11, 2019

Agenda, January 11

  • Due Now: "Letter from Birmingham Jail," by Martin Luther King, Jr.. Notice the two periods.
  • Due Monday: "I Want a Wife," by Judy Brady, from 100 Great Essays.
  • Due Monday: 8 entries in your curiosity journal. Each entry should include a question, an occasion (what sparked the question), and the beginnings of an answer. Sometimes the occasion will precede the question.
  • Due Wednesday: Optional Revision of How it Feels Essay. Highlight changes in new draft a paper clip on top of previous drafts. Some A papers can be "revised" with a conversation. If you choose not to revise, return your paper to me to put in your portfolio.
  • Today at The Circuit: $5 Friday; wear your pj's and get a day pass for $5 (shoe rentals are $4). I'll be climbing at the SW Location (6050 SW Macadam Ave).
Today's Agenda:
  1. Argument o' the Week
  2. Says / Does x2
  3. Does anyone remember Colin Kaepernick?