What we’ve covered

It’s been a lovely semester. Here is what we’ve worked on:

Different Rhetorical “Situations”

• Critical reader response • Rhetorical analysis • Memoir • Summary • Compare/contrast • Reflection • Narration • Peer Review • Positioning • Letters/emails • Argument/persuasion

Aspects of Writing

• Purpose • Audience • Thesis • Voice/tone • Introductions, bodies, conclusions • Transitions • Paragraphs • Parts of speech • Context • Analysis • Description • Logic • Argument • Ethos, Pathos, and logos • Facts, opinions, emotional conditions, calls to action • Grammar

Writing as a Process

• Freewriting • Drafting/generating • Outlining • Research • Editing • Peer review • Analysis • Critique • Group discussion/dialogue • Evaluation of sources • Synthesizing information • Copy editing • Getting support/guidance • Citation

Grammar and Punctuation

Commas • Subjects, verbs, and predicates • Verb tense • Subject-verb agreement • Copy editing

MLA Style and Use of Sources

• Conducting research • Legitimate sources • Citing sources appropriately • Integrating source material • plagiarism

College Writing in General

• Standards of correctness • Etiquette within a discourse community • Gender-neutral language • Ownership of work •  Appropriate, legitimate source material • Rhetorical media literacy • Plagiarism and the use of other’s work • Values-identification and the link between values, emotions, thoughts/ideas, and behaviors

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~ by ashstephanie on December 10, 2009.

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