ENGLISH 5 – 5/5/21, WEDNESDAY

5-5:10:  What have you learned about yourself, recently? 5:10-5:35:  Knowing what you want to say IS the essay……. So, what do you want to say?  Where do you start?  What’s the word?  Then what? IDEA:  Start by talking to the reader of your paper….  Like, “Love is something that is inevitable.  Think of the people…

ENGLISH 5 – 5/3/21, Monday

5-5:10:  How are you feeling, now that the semester is over?  Plans for Summer? 5:10-5:40:  Sedaris…. -Your opinion. -What he showed you. -How you connected with him. -Are you going to read other works of his?  Why or why not? -Again, considering out semester’s dominant idea or theme of Truth, how is Sedairs’ truth-telling different…

ENGLISH 5 – 4/19/21, Monday [WEEK 14!!!]

5-5:10pm:  What you want to do with this week, and how you’ll make that happen… 5:10-5:35pm:  Sedaris, your notes from the reading over the weekend… BE SPECIFIC.  Cite passages, be ready to engage each other, build ideas, and support the opinions you post. 5:35-6pm:  Talk to us about Sedaris and attitude, outlook on life… his…

ENGLISH 5 – 4/12/21, Monday

5-5:10pm:  What music did you listen to today, at the beginning?  What was the first track you heard?  What did it do for you? 5:10-5:35pm:  You and writing about you…. Where do you start?  Why? What do you want readers leaving with? OTP:  Leave your own essay having learned many things about our character and…

English 5 – Monday 3/15/21

March’s Ides…. 5:5:10pm:  First ten words that come to mind….  Just write them down, let us respond.  Could take any form. ME: Not rushing. Don’t want that. Ease is what me frees. 5:10-5:40pm:  Self-talk in writing.  Why.  What does it do.  Is that what our authors are doing?  Why do it at all?   A…

English 5 – 2/10/21, Wednesday

5-5:10pm:  How are you?  Tell us some TRUTH from your day… 5:10-5:30pm:  What singular idea are you consistently feeling in Lawson’s work?  Could you write a 3 to 4-page essay on it?  How would you start? 5:30-5:50pm:  Open discussion on happiness… how do we get it.  And more than that, what do you recommend someone…

1A – 7PM

7-7:10pm:  How are you?  What are you thinking right now, at this point in the semester?  In the YEAR? 7:10-7:30pm:  THIS UPCOMING ESSAY HAS NO DEMANDED PAGE LENGTH. Why?  I want you to be the one saying when it’s developed fully, when you have a strong and coherent position.  I know, you could be thinking……