3/6/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: 

  • Five Minute Freewrite/Brainstorming Session On Research Paper
  • Stats WordPress
  • Vote On Cover Letter Lesson
  • Library Tour Poll
  • Discuss They Say/I Say Chapter 2 (30-41)/Complete Exercise #1 Pg 40
  • Introduce Rogerian Rhetoric/Tone/Ethos, Pathos, Logos
  • Group Reading/Activity, “Why We Crave Horror Movies” by Stephen King

Communication: Its Blocking and its Facilitation

Small Group Activity: Complete Exercise #1 on pg 40 of They Say/I Say 

“To get a feel for Peter Elbow’s “believing game,” write a summary of some belief that you strongly disagree with.  Then write a summary of the position that you actually hold on this topic. Give both summaries to a classmate or two, and see if they can tell which position you endorse. If you’ve succeeded, they won’t be able to tell” (40).

Corporate Activity: Read “Why We Crave Horror Movies” by Stephen King.

Homework Due: Reading only.

Homework Assigned:  Read pages 42-51 of They Say/I Say. Continue working on the final draft of your paper.

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