Monthly Archives: February 2013

2/27/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Small Group discussion of the text.  Corporate Discussion of the text.    Group Construction of a Paragraph Using a Template. Small Group Activity (1):  Map the text. What are the main points? Back up your findings with quotes from the … Continue reading

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2/25/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Freewriting Exercise Examples of Student Work Google “Serve or Fail”/Adwords keyword search frequency. Class Debate on “Don’t Blame the Eater,” and “What You Eat is Your Business” Freewriting: What is a zombie? Examples of Student Work:  Jose exemplary precis. … Continue reading

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2/22/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Tagline RR Format MLA In-Text Citation Précis Format/Example Continue Peer Review Tagline: Changing your tagline in WordPress. Setting>General>Tagline RR Format: Reading responses are a mix of summary and personal response that begins with a direct quotation from the reading. Consider the … Continue reading

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2/20/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: Peer review Homework due: Draft one by email. Homework assigned: Bring 2 more copies of your first draft. Last day for late work from prior to 2/20/13 is Friday. We will need the book starting  next week.

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2/18/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure Claim and Counterclaim activity Narrative Features (“Me Talk Pretty One Day”) Reclaiming the Personal Narrative Video Ongoing Comment Logs Group Activity 1: Write your primary claim from your personal persuasive paper on a sheet of paper. It should … Continue reading

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2/15/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: Questions about Personal Persuasive Paper Freewriting (5 min) In-class reading (“I Want a Wife;” and “Naps”) Review Rhetorical Précis I Want a Wife: Naps: Homework Due: Blog Post “Reading With the Grain, Reading Against the Grain, and Rhetorical … Continue reading

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2/13/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure Introduce Personal Persuasive paper Introduce Night of the Living Dead Dave Eggers essay/reading with the grain and against the grain Rhetorical précis Corporate Activity 1: Read “Serve or Fail” as a class. Approach the text from the perspective of a … Continue reading

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