Thursday, December 5, 2019

Agenda, December 6

  • Late: Dialectical Journal of "The Communist Manifesto," by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from 100 Great Essays. Minimum four entries. Typed.
  • Do Every Day, Per 3: Bring cans for the canned food drive.
  • Due Monday: Read and annotate one of three essays about capitalism; add it to your Bibliography.
  • Do this weekend: Reread your Marx notes after you read your capitalism essay.
Today's Agenda
  1. A Collective Discussion
  2. Diction, syntax, figurative language, imagery, analogy
  3. Whole class reading 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Agenda, December 5

  • Due Thursday: Dialectical Journal of "The Communist Manifesto," by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from 100 Great Essays. Minimum four entries. Typed.
  • Do Every Day, Per 3: Bring cans for the canned food drive.
  • Do tonight: Spend 10 minutes researching the author of your essay about capitalism.
  • Due Monday: An essay about capitalism (but don't start tonight unless you have to)
  • Do, just for kicks, some time not in class: Calculate the impact of the LoLL on your 1st trimester grade.
Today's Agenda

  1. Follow up on LoLL's
  2. A Communist Jigsaw
  3. A Collective Discussion
  4. Diction, syntax, figurative language, imagery, analogy 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Agenda, December 4

  • Due Thursday: Dialectical Journal of "The Communist Manifesto," by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from 100 Great Essays. Minimum four entries. Typed. (The link is to a description of dialectical journals for a different teacher's class. The advice is useful; the assignment details are not.)
  • Do Every Day, Per 3: Bring cans for the canned food drive
Today's Agenda
  1. Things you can do in a dialectical journal: defend, qualify, challenge, question, analyze
  2. "The Communist Manifesto," whole class
  3. "The Communist Manifesto," small group
  4. Diction, syntax, figurative language, imagery, analogy 

Monday, December 2, 2019

Agenda, December 3

  • Due Thursday: Dialectical Journal of "The Communist Manifesto," by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, from 100 Great Essays. Minimum four entries. Typed. (The link is to a description of dialectical journals for a different teacher's class. The advice is useful; the assignment details are not.)
Today's Agenda
  1. What shall we do with our LoLLs?
  2. Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Tone / Persona
  3. What is communism?
  4. "The Communist Manifesto," one sentence at a time.

LoLL T.o.C., Fall Tri

  1. Lazarus v. Trump Official, pgs 1-2 
  2. 9/11 Reflection, pg 3  
  3. Claim, Reason, Evidence, pg A  
  4. Synthesis Paragraph Notes Handout, pg B 
  5. Synthesis Paragraph Notes, pg C  
  6. Synthesis Paragraph Model, pg D  
  7. "Shooting an Elephant" Notes, pg 4-5 
  8. Defend, Qualify, or Challenge, pg 6 
  9. Kline's Favorite Things, pg E 
  10. Show, Don't Tell, pg 7 
  11. Explode the Moment, pg 8 
  12. "Laziness Does Not Exist" Notes, pg 9 
  13. 5 Notes from the year so far, pg F 
  14. Close Reading Practice, pg 12 
  15. Synthesis Scoring Guide, pg G 
  16. "Just Walk on By" Notes, pg 13 
  17. Establishing Sources, pg H 
  18. Argument o' the Week, pg 15
  19. "Me Talk Pretty One Day" Notes, pg. 16
  20. TED Tree Solemn Newts, pg. 20
  21. Fear Brainstorm,  pg. 21
  22. Visual Rhetoric, pg. 22
  23. Google Search Tips, pg. I
  24. Logical Fallacies,  pg. J-K
  25. A Good Intro, pg. L
  26. Bibliography Notes, pg. M-Q
  27. "In Praise of the Humble Comma," pg. 23
  28. Humble Brainstorm / Avowed v. Ascribed Identities / For Sale, pg. 25
  29. "How it Feels" Newts, pg. 26
  30. Name that Device, pgs. 28-9
  31. Liz Prato, pg. 30
  32. The Crucible, Act I, pg. 32
  33. The Metaphor Machine, p. R
  34. Titles, p. S
  35. Act I Study Questions, p. 33
  36.  Act II Notes, p. 34
  37. Act III/IV Notes, p. 35
  38. Logical Fallacies Quiz Answers, pp. T-U
  39. The Crucible in Three Contexts, p. 36
  40. Good Notes, p. V
  41. "Lost in the Kitchen" Notes, p. 37

Monday, November 25, 2019

Agenda, Finals Day

  • Do this weekend: Add Dave Barry to your bibliography. It's from 50 Essays, 1st edition.
Today's Agenda
  1. Logical Fallacies Slide Show
  2. Be careful how you talk about grades: 1) You are not your grade. 2) You are literally off the scale. 3) Unfortunately, there are no effort points on this assignment. 4) The grade you earned that breaks your heart might be an incredible accomplishment for the person sitting right next to you. 5) You still have time to grow, even if you earned an A. 6) Feel free to come get feedback.
  3. What do you do when you take good notes?
  4. "Lost in the Kitchen": Take good notes
  5. Small group disco
  6. Whole class disco

Friday, November 22, 2019

Agenda, November 22

  • Do Friday, and Saturday: Go see The Addams Family!
Today's Agenda
  1. Logical Fallacies Slide Show 
  2. Work time: 20 minutes
  3. Rehearsal time: 10 minutes
  4. Presentation time!

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Logical Fallacies Slide Show Scoring Guide


Logical Fallacies Scoring Guide


Accurate, attractive, clear, complete, inventive, and easy to read.
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Presentation: Quick, smooth, focused, interesting



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Agenda, November 21

  • Do Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Go see The Addams Family!
  • Do tonight: Visit The Crucible online and look for logical fallacies in Acts III and IV.
  • Period 1: Yikes! We got the publisher of The Crucible wrong! The correct publisher is Bantam Books, Inc.. Make your changes promptly.
Today's Agenda

  1. The Crucible, Context 2
  2. The Crucible, Context 3
  3. Logical Fallacies Slide Show

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Agenda, November 20

  • Quiz retakes: Wednesday during lunch or after school
  • Do Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: Go see The Addams Family!
  • Do tonight: Visit The Crucible online and look for logical fallacies in Acts III and IV.
  • Period 1: Yikes! We got the publisher of The Crucible wrong! The correct publisher is Bantam Books, Inc.. Make your changes promptly.
Today's Agenda
  1. Thematic Statements, just for kicks
  2. The Crucible, Context 1
  3. Prove it. Feel free to use logical fallacies.
  4. The Crucible, Context 2
  5. The Crucible, Context 3