Monthly Archives: April 2013

4/29/13 Class Structure Homework Notes

Class Structure:  Question/Problems With Research Cover Letters Hunter S. Thompson Group Activity Cover Letters: Introduce you to the employer.  Focus on your unique skill set. Demonstrate some of your knowledge/credentials. Highlight your writing ability. Persuasive in nature. Corporate Reading:  Hunter … Continue reading

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4/26/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Group Reading Small Group Discussion of Text and Exercise Group Discussion Group Reading:  “Move Over Boys, Make Room in the Crease” by Sara Maratta. Small Group Discussion: Discuss chapter 10 of They Say/I Say, “The Art of Metacommentary” … Continue reading

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4/24/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Rejection Group Reading Small Group Activity Corporate Discussion of Texts Group Reading:  Read “The Art of Language, Obama Style” as a class. Small Group Discussion: Discuss chapter nine of They Say/I Say, “Ain’t So/Is Not.”  Focus on the points below, … Continue reading

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4/22/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Discussion on Sources Small Group Activity  Group Discussion Evaluating  Online Sources:  “Your job is to conduct an inquiry, not to shop around for sources” (Bean 121). How do you determine the quality  of online sources? Journal Databases like Jstor. Nationally circulated … Continue reading

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4/19/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Crawdads & Ant Lion Discuss Chapter Eight They Say/I Say “Connecting the Parts” Watch  President Obama’s Response to Failed Gun Control Reform Bill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qwro9jUf1C4 Evaluate Transcript of  Speech in Small Group Corporate Activity:  What is the rhetorical situation? How would you … Continue reading

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4/17/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure: Recap Stating The Views of Others (Ch 6 They Say/I Say) Discuss Chapter 7 of They Say/I Say  in Small Groups Group Reading “Reforming Immigration for Good” Small Group Activity Small Group Activity 1: Discuss chapter 7 of They Say/I Say  … Continue reading

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4/15/13 Class Structure/Homework/Notes

Class Structure:  Recap Stating The Views of Others Review Essay #3 Prompt Discuss Research Topics Homework Due: Research Topics for Discussion Homework Assigned: Read They Say/I Say chapter seven, “So What? Who Cares?”

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