Upcoming September

For Tuesday, September 1

Reading: Pages 14 – 19, plus pages 23 – 28 St. Martin’s Handbook; Pages 3 – 27, plus pages 45 – 46, Seeing and Writing

Writing: None.

In class: Power Point Presentation, In-class writing (see page 28 of the St. Martin’s Handbook).

Key concepts: Observation, Inference, Point of View, Context

For Thursday, September 3

Reading: None.

Writing: ASSIGNMENT 2 (5 points) Answer the bullet point questions under “Analyze the text” on page 28 of St. Martin’s Handbook in reference to the essay “Ode to an Orange” on page 45 of Seeing and Writing. Turn in to the instructor on paper.

In class: Discussion, “Ode to an Orange”, freewriting

Key concepts: critical reading skills

For Tuesday, September 8

Reading:  None.

Writing: ASSIGNMENT 3 (20 points) Due. Write an “Ode to [Insert Here]” essay of 1000 words. You can write about a person or a thing. Near the top of the paper, write “Draft One.” Turn in on D2L PLUS BRING ONE COPY TO CLASS.

The essay must include:

* Description

* Clear point of view

* At least one shift in context

* A shift in context

* A beginning, middle, and end (An Introduction, Body, and Conclusion)

In class: ASSIGNMENT 4 (20 points) Peer Review, based on handout. Peer review points cannot be made up.

Key concepts: Peer review, critical reading skills, revision

For Thursday, September 10

Reading: Pages 2 – 12, St. Martin’s Handbook

Writing: None.

In class: Discussion of common grammar errors. Assignment 5 (10 points), in-class exercises. Can not be made up.

Key concepts: Grammar, revision

For Tuesday, September 15

Reading: pages 42 – 46 + 132 – 137, St. Martin’s Handbook

Writing: ASSIGNMENT 6 (10 points) REVISION TO “Ode to [Insert Here]” essay of 1000 words. Near the top of the paper, write “Draft Two.” Turn in on D2L.

In class: Visit to The Writing Center (This is mandatory, and ASSIGNMENT 7 and worth 10 points. If you miss this day, please see me for makeup.)

Key concepts: seeking and utilizing help, rhetorical stance, thesis, audience, point of view, tone, context,  paragraphs, transitions

For Thursday, September 17

Reading: pages 42 – 46 + 132 – 137, St. Martin’s Handbook

Writing: None

In class: Lecture/Discussion about upcoming assignment and essays of place.

Key concepts: seeking and utilizing help, rhetorical stance, thesis, audience, point of view, tone, context,  paragraphs, transitions

For Tuesday, September 22

Pages 139 – 148, plus pages 155 to 167, Seeing and Writing

Writing: ASSIGNMENT 8 (10 points) Reader Response Criticism to two essays of “Place”. 300 words each. Your instructor has provided guidelines for the assignment on the home page of this blog. Turn in on D2L.

In class: Discussion.

Key concepts: free writing, writing from memory, writing through the senses

For Thursday, September 24

Reading: None.

Writing: None.

In class: ASSIGNMENT 9 (10 points) Bring TWO photos of yourself as a child (ages 6 to 14) to class — one that was taken in or near the home where you grew up or in or near a general place you feel strongly about, and one at a place on campus that you have become attached to. In-class free-writing assignments.

Key concepts: Writing from memory

For Tuesday, September 29

Reading: Pages 172 – 190, plus 210 – 213, plus 256 – 260 in Seeing and Writing. The essays to read and respond to are: The Chinatown Idea, No Place Like Home, Homeplace, and The First Thanskgiving.

Writing: ASSIGNMENT 1o (10 points) Reader Response Criticism to these four essays of “Place”. 300 words each. Your instructor has previously provided guidelines for the assignment on the home page of this blog. Turn in on D2L.

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4 Responses to “Upcoming September”

  1. I am in the 9am T/H class and i was wondering if/where you wanted our names, class, your name and the date on our paragraphs that are due tomorrow. Thank you!

  2. Thank you!

  3. I went to the Campus Book & Supply (located a mile off campus on 5th street) last Thursday after class and there were about 7 of the Best American non-Required Reading left. I’m not sure how many people still need them.

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