Final Exam: Monday, May 9th, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Quigley Room 208. Make sure that you find the classroom ahead of time to avoid arriving late.
Thursday, May 5: Review for final exam. Turn in Unit 4 paper and research journal.
Tuesday: May 3, 2016, Workshop. Write about one of your articles in your journal.
Thursday, April 28: Peer Review Unit 4. Write about one of your articles in your journal.
Tuesday: April 26, Workshop. Next class entire paper due for peer review. Write about one of your articles in your journal.
Thursday, April 21, Workshop in Faner Computer Lab. Next class: First five pages of Unit 4 due. Ms. Griffiths at computer lab all day. Write about one of your articles in your journal.
Tuesday, April 19, First three pages of Unit 4 due. Workshop in computer lab. Make sure from every class forward that you write about one of your articles in your journal.
Thursday, April 14: Due Evidence Paragraph and outline for Unit 4. Make sure you read another article and be prepared to write about it in your journal.
Tuesday, April 12: Freewrite in journal regarding new article. Finish student presentations. Discuss Chapter 13 RRW. Practice writing a supporting evidence paragraph. Due: Unit 2 rewrite.
Thursday, April 7: Free Write Reflection on Unit 3. Review Unit 4 Prompt: Student Presentations
Tuesday, April 5: Unit 3 Proposal and Annotated Bibliography is due. Also, you should be prepared to tell the class what your final paper will be about as well as what new article you have read. We may not get to this discussion until Thursday, as I will be introducing our Unit 4 prompt. Due Thursday: Six sources on shared resources and 1-2 pages of background for you Unit 4 paper.
Thursday, March 31 and Monday April 4, 2016: Mandatory Conferences
Tuesday, March 29: Bring your peer review and unit 3 paper to class. Discussion on Unit 2 and 3 revisions.
Thursday, March 24: Peer Review Unit 3
Tuesday, March 22: Workshop. Due for Peer Review next class period proposal and annotated bibliography for Unit 3.
Thursday, March 10, 2016: Freewrite. Review Powerpoint and Handouts.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016: FreeWrite: The Different Sides of My argument; Review Critical and Analytical Thinking PowerPoint (copy on blog); For next class perform the following exercise on the two articles that you think best summarize the opposite sides of your topic:
Heuristic Tool #1 – Notice and Focus + Ranking (Two times, different sides of argument)
- Step 1 - Read a text and list details you notice that you find interesting, significant, strange and/or revealing. (Try for 10 details);
- Step 2 – Rank the details on the basis what is the MOST interesting, strange, revealing and/or significant.
- Step 3 – Take these three details and write at least a paragraph explaining why you think that they are interesting, strange, revealing and/or significant.
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