Office: BW 204 Office phone: 397- 4081 Office hours: M, W, F 9-10 am
MWF classes begin
Introduction to class and syllabus
Last day to add/drop courses without Dean’s permission
Ice breaker activity
Diagnostic essay / Homework Read Ch 1 & 2
Return Diagnostic and discuss - journal homework - CS, Frag, RO / Homework Journal entries & read Ch 3 and pages 344-347 paying special attention to mapping
Closed - Happy Labor Day!
Check journal homework
Discuss Rhetorical Situations (3) and Pre-writing (14)
In class/homework - map or storyboard for ICW #1
ICW #1 Describe your hometown- Must have map or storyboard to turn in / Homework Read Ch 15, 20
Chapter 15, 20
Homework "How I Write" / Read Ch 19
Return ICW #1
"How to Write" due at start of class
Discuss Chapter 19
Homework Read Ch 5, 14 (logos, pathos, ethos)
Assign OCW #1 The Profile due 9/24
Discuss Ch 5, 14
Homework Read Ch 6,16
Discuss Ch 6, 16 - Reviews and Writing Plain Sentences
Homework Read Ch 21 and advertisement
Discuss Ch 21
Rhetorical Patterns and in-class work
Profile due 8 am.
Catch up and continue 6, 21 discussion
Looking ahead: ICW #2 on Wed
ICW # 2 - Slam/Rave
Grammar time - Planning day for OCW #2 "Reviews" (due Mon Oct. 8)
Homework - students must have an outline or a map to discuss in groups at beginning of class and read Ch 18
Return ICW #2
Ch 18 discussion
In-class work day for OCW #2 - Group work: Students will work in groups or pairs to strengthen their existing outlines.
Homework: Students are to complete drafts for intensive peer reviewing on Wed.
Required: Peer editing - students MUST bring a hard copy of a completed draft to class to be reviewed by peers. Stress this ! Papers cannot be turned in without required peer reviews.
Grammar time - Have them bring in drafts and discuss specific issues as a class - this can include grammar and style issues. If lack of participation is an issue, there will be a quiz.!
Reviews due 8am. Discuss conferences and have them sign up. No one leaves without signing up! Assign homework - Chapter 8 of the 15th
Chapter 8 - Introduction to Rhetorical Analysis
Homework - Gathering of the Ads!
Discussion and presentation of ads. Planning for ICW # 3 on Friday. You will use one of the ads that you brought and discussed or bring a new one for this writing. Read the Ad critique carefully on 158-160 to prepare for the ICW #3.
ICW # 3
Homework - Review Ch 4 and read assigned memoir in Ch 33 for discussion on Mon.
Last day for “W”
Class discussion of memoir. Introduction to memoir and blog project and presentation.
Memoir planning/ mapping and work day
Assign Ch 17 for reading
Chapter 17 discussion
Computer lab for Mon and Wed
Grammar day - discuss any problems with blog/ memoirs
Students will sign up for presentations today
Homework: must finish a draft of memoir for review on Monday.
Peer review on Monday. Presentations begin on Wednesday and Memoirs OCW # 3 are due on Wednesday.
Memoirs - OCW # 3 due 8 am
Homework - Read Ch 10, 22
Discussion - arguments Ch 10
Have topic for Argument paper OCW #4 picked out for Friday.
Discussion - Ch 22 strategies
In-class drafting and work day
Grammar time - or - finish brainstorming from Friday
No class - Happy Thanksgiving!
No class - Happy Thanksgiving!
Work day - library research and drafting
Assign completed draft for Wed. for peer review. Assign: skim through Ch 26 = pgs 492-3, 497