English 341: It’s Like This

Google+ Community

We will share most of our work in a Google+ Community. We can upload images, respond to each other’s ideas, and share links and artifacts here.

Calendar

Course calendar can be found above and HERE.

Featured Bloggers: Megan, Sean, Jamie L, Morgan, Tanpreet, Jodi, & Shannon

Featured Bloggers: Megan, Sean, Jamie L, Morgan, Tanpreet, Jodi, & Shannon

Megan Lago: These past two weeks have been a whirlwind of literature and collaboration. We began the week by meeting our eighth grade reading buddies from Southern California.  This will be a really great way to gain an understanding of working with students to understand a book more thoroughly. This is a very exciting opportunity …

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Featured Bloggers: Alison, Colleen, Tracie, Kim, Jorden & Savannah

Featured Bloggers: Alison, Colleen, Tracie, Kim, Jorden & Savannah

Alison Zuris This first make cycle was such a wonderful and different experience in comparison to my other English classes throughout my college career. Our first week began with a major focus on our series books which mostly consisted of A Series of Unfortunate Events. I was in one of the many Series of Unfortunate …

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Week 7: Online Work Plan

Week 7: Online Work Plan

  Week 7 Online Work Plan: Chapter Books, Reading in the Wild, Book Buddies, Reviews, and Makes, Oh My! Okay nice people, read below carefully. Lots of moving parts to keep track of next week. In a nutshell (longer descriptions and prompts below): By Tuesday, Oct 3: Respond to two prompts in our G+ community. One …

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Week 6: All the Things

Week 6: All the Things

Friendly reminders for week 6: Please bring a laptop tomorrow, and really, every time (or let me know and I’ll grab one for you). Tuesday (9/26), we’ll give feedback on our makes, read our chapter books, look over the books we’re reading with the 8th graders, and join the platform we’re working with for Beth’s class …

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Week 5: Reminders

Week 5: Reminders

  Our reminders for Week 5 Reading chapter 2 from Reading in the Wild for class tomorrow. Before tomorrow’s class (at least an hour before would be my preference), post a question/quote from Miller chapter 2 and a question that could guide discussion for your series book. Post in our G+ Community. Thanks to those of you who have posted already! Please make sure …

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Week 4: Reminders

Week 4: Reminders

Here are your friendly reminders for week 4: 1) Introductions in G+ Community: I am so enjoying seeing your pictures and reading your introductions on our G+ Community. And thanks for responding to each other too. I appreciate an opportunity to see your interests and the people and places you care about. Thank you for sharing. If you haven’t had …

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Week 3: reminders

Week 3: reminders

Here’s the email I sent on Monday, Sept 4 Hi everyone, Friendly reminders:  1) before tomorrow’s class you should share a passage/quote and a question that could guide class conversation related to the fairy tale readings or Donalyn Miller’s first chapter. PLEASE remember to put your name by your quote/question in the Google Doc so I can give you credit. We are reading …

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Welcome to English 341 Fall 2017

Welcome to English 341 Fall 2017

Hello! I am beyond excited to teach this course again; it is one of my favorites. Due to this excitement, what you’ll find here is a very ambitious reading list and syllabus. (I can explain, I swear.) And while it is ambitious, and you may gasp at the amount of books we will be reading, …

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The Blog About Eleanor & Park

The Blog About Eleanor & Park

*WARNING CONTAINS SPOILERS* TARA, TOTALLY UNDERSTAND IF YOU DON’T RESPOND TO THIS BLOG (cause you should absolutely read Eleanor and Park!) Not sorry for this blog being late!  Okay, a little bit!  But totally worth the wait to finish Eleanor and Park earlier this week.  I loved it!  I had completely fallen in love only …

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