ASSIGNMENTS WR.121 Prineville 114   CRN 21762 12:45-2:25pm-TTH    SPRING 2017  Thielsen

CRN 21762 Syllabus | List of short assignments

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intros, docs  MLA Template.doc |  MLA style / responses writing--annotation--defining key wds/titles-- Description  LO:1,3

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Read and take notes (annotate) re: key ideas you find in Description  Narrative and Reflective notes-AND then type 100-250wds about WHY THESE KINDS OF WRITING ARE SO IMPORTANT. [OPTIONAL Try MLA Template .doc & use standard intro. (also part of template) to identify the material.]

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--Discuss assignment-| Analysis of a Photo exercise.docx
-in class read Lenses as e.g. of Descriptive, Narrative and Reflective writing.& finding Theme | Aesops Fables
--review in-text citing, quotes, etc. and as needed.  Excellent help> YouTube:  Integrating source info.in-text MLA  | another in-text tutorial    |FYI-Signal Phrase chart

    FYI--Free Online Writing Text (OWT) as needed| LO:1,3
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 -READ-- re-read Lenses -- WRITE: (250-300 wds) Starting with the standard introduction | MLA Template.doc., answer these questions: (please use a subheading to restate each question)--1) How and where, in the writing, do you, as a reader, experience this essay and WHY? cite from essay to support 2) What fields of study might this essay interest? Support/cite (from essay) the evidence for your observations.3) By the end what do you think Dillard "realizes/understands" about life? Support/cite (from essay) . and 4) list all the elements in the essay that are/can be "lenses"= A1   and bring in an object to use for Description-observation exercise in next class.LO:1,3 ,4

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-read/discuss  A1 writing/reading - -Turn in A1
-Classfolios Notes on the thesis sentence-
- UNCThesis sentence (statement) guidance
 
-Description-observation exercise w/object   LO:1,3,5
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-Read: Previous class material as needed  and for  A2 complete the lpart B of Description exercise in an MLA Template.doc (Part A notes can be completed by hand and the worksheet attached to the template.doc)
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- review Notes on: Narration | Story | Reflection - print-out & turn in A2
READ--"Night Fright"chapter on web page.and discuss  how this writing uses 5 sense description,  and reflection (thoughtful analysis) to convey the author's experience and discuss "larger ideas"  like how we make sense of the world.    EasyBib-citation maker- but use "all 59 options" ONLY & MLA 8 or Citation Machine.net -MLA 8    LO:1,5

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READ--"Night Fright"chapter-
WRITE  A3 (Start with the standard intro) Template for A3. Discuss in 250-300 wds how this writing uses 5 sense Description, Reflection (thoughtful analysis) & Narration to convey the author's experience and discuss "larger ideas" such as how humans make sense of the world. Review previous notes links as needed. For Works Cited

 list ok to use EasyBib-citation maker- but use "all 59 options" ONLY  & MLA 8 or Citation Machine.net -MLA 8  LO:1,5
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4/18
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Read: OWT-Jewel-- writing in Literature  &  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper - also main 121 page  Support/stories for Essay 1, | Choosing a text  - LO:1,3,5,6
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-Discuss assignment & intro. Carver,  Atwood & Berger and list of many others as possible choices for E1 focus  | Choosing a text |  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper  |  Story chart | Basics of a thesis paper
-peer reviewed articles as evidence, review data bases--id. thesis/controlling idea  --w/bibliog. --LO:1,3,5,6,7
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Research COCC for possible sources, [new GOOD guidance] JStor.org | GoogleBks/periodicals-,then, as needed, review Chopin & paper that analyzes it | Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper  |Story chart & Topic Exp.  Loop =A4 (Can be done in next class)    .LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7

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 turn in-A4-   Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper | How/when to Cite | Signal Phrase | Citing Guide | COCC data bases | Plagiarism tutorial | full circle essay  | Sample MLA paper  LOOP/"PART 6" AND "THEME" IN STORY CHART SHOW WHAT FIELD OF STUDY TO FIND SUPPORTING EVIDENCE FOR. e.g. THEME of "loss," might lead to search in psych/philosophy            LO:1,3,5,6,7
FOR Next class >> From A4 identify one term or word that characterizes the point or main theme of the story. Then determine what field of study it might be part of (e.g. If the story is about depression that would be part of the field of Psychology.)  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper
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Review Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper. When the Theme/main idea is clear, search for the web information on that theme, like "depression and psychology." Check COCC data bases for peer review papers that may be related to Guide to writing about Lit--| How and When to Cite | Sample peer rev.lit paper |  Position Paper guide |. LO:1,2,3,5
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Find 3-5 sources to support reasons and start the 750-1000wd. rough draft of E1  literary journal , Humanities sources, youtube tutorial, | JStor.org | Google Scholar, GoogleBks/periodicals-, How/when to Cite-draft of E1
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 Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper How and When to Cite | Position Paper guide | Peer Edit form | COCC data bases  | Sample peer rev.lit paper  | turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft, peer edit, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form   LO:1,2,3,5
FOR Next class >> Finish  E1 expand to c.1000wds (4-5pgs). Review-How and When to Cite , MLA Sample Paper w/notes and turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft,  Peer Edit form |, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form  LO:1,3,5,6,7
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Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper | How and When to Cite | Position Paper guide | Peer Edit form | COCC data bases  | Sample peer rev.lit paper  | turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft, peer edit, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form   LO:1,2,3,5O:1,2,3,4,6
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 Expand draft to c.1000wds (4-5pgs). Review-How and When to Cite , MLA Sample Paper w/notes and turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft,  Peer Edit form |, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI E1 scoring form | Purdue OWL| UNC handouts for grammar help|
LO:1,3,5,6,7

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TURN IN E1packet--discuss Notes for E3  Persuasive/Arg. assignment  read notes on op-ed,  Notes for Persuasive/Arg.  Find and printout an internet ad to analyze.> Google "ads" then click on "Images" under the search bar. Choose one that catches you. Do ad to analyze.  for  A5.-- LO:1,2,3,4,5
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 Print-out an online op-ed [see  Notes for E3  for formal ones with evidence]: underline/highlight the thesis, and any factual information that could be verified=A6 - THEN Work on op-ed draft of about 800- 1000wds, and  2-3  credits to factual sources credited/written in sentence (as signal phrase) to support thesis. Notes for E3 Persuasive/Arg. LO:1,2,3,4

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Notes for E3  Persuasive/Arg. assignment  read samples of-op-ed,with facts -- Finish A6 
About Signal Phrases | signal phrase crediting | Formal summary  A7of one peer reviewed source Example Summary     LO:1,2,3,4,5

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 finish a Formal summary  A7 of one peer reviewed source Example Summary 
Work on finding sources to support some aspect of the OpEd/essay's ideas | LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,
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5/18

Complete A7and go over sample op-ed - Notes for E3 Persuasive/Arg. | About Signal Phrases | A8 MLAciting ex.  discuss counter-argument  | Peer edit on Persuasion/op-ed | review expanding OpEd into a formal argument using full MLA parenthetical citing-.- LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7



TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS Notes for E3 Persuasive/Arg.| research to find 3-5 (at least 2 peer reviewed) sources as evidence for the op-ed and into argument stage. Review counter-argument finish A8
 
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Conference about E3--as needed--Levels of Diction | review  Doc/Citation /ethics | A9= Annotated Bibliography of  4-5 sources general Ann.Bib guidelines(OWL)  Example of MLA Annotated Bibliography.| Example Formated MLA Ann Bib. | Annbib. Template as a doc. LO:1,2,3,4,5,6
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  •  complete  A9 and work on expanding op-ed draft  to 1500+- wds of E3 - FYI - OUTLINE if needed | stages of E3  |  Position Paper guide  and continue adding cites from A9 for evidence that supports the reasons for the main claim/thesis (as it develops) and counter-argument. Guide to Argument  LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7

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    5/25
    Discuss  Venn 4 part, opt. peer edit with Argument Editing form| review Guide to Argument Notes for E3 | FYI:scoring sheet | check list  |
    LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7
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      Work on A10 = full 1500-2000wd draft of  E3;  review Guide to Argument Notes for E3  | counter-argument | OWL, UNC handouts and handbooks as needed...Thomas on Punctuation

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    5/30

    Workshop day  E3scoring sheet | Proofing Gd.  | Turn-in Packet Contents: for E3 include also,  A8 Citing EX & A9 (ann.bib.) and A10 Arg.draft (labeled) all developing stages, notes, etc. | Thomas on Punctuation-- ;-)

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     Finalize draft of E3 and packet  for E3 include, Citing EX  (A8), the, Annotated Bib A9   and  the full Arg draft, A10  , edits, loop, other pre-writing, edits, etc. --review for final.      LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7

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    -Turn in E3 packet or on Tues.@ Final time ---(Turn in optional re-do of lowest grade on E1 or E2 for 5pt.off top (include original graded version of E1or E2 +original scoring sheet) - (late papers don't qualify.) -- In-class final review.

    Finals week -6/6/17- Final time:  Tues--1:00-3:00

                     
     

     A1 Lenses questions

    A2   complete the Description Exercise

    A3   how humans make sense of the world in "Night Fright" excerpt

    A4  |Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop on story for E1 

    A5   ad and completed analysis form

    A6    op-edEX
     
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    7/ Formal summary  of one peer reviewed source for E2  

    A8 Citing ex

     
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    Annotated Bibliography

    A10 expanded draft E3