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

CRN 21762 Syllabus | List of short assignments

THIS SCHEDULE OF ASSIGNMENTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
PLEASE DON'T PRINT THIS PAGE, BUT CHECK OFTEN TO SEE THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION.

A#=graded assignment E# = Major Graded paper  <> NOTE: Students are responsible for underlined wording in blue as links to material that is part of the assignment or activity in class.
WK Date

ACTIVITY IN CLASS

 

ASSIGNMENT FOR NEXT CLASS

1

T
4/4

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

TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS

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.]

TH

4/6
--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
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS

 -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 4list 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

2 T
4/11
-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---
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
-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)
LO:1,2,3,4     
TH
4/13

- 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

TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
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
3 T
4/18
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
Read: Conventions of Literary Analysis, OWT-Jewel-- writing in Literature  & Guide to a LitAnalysis Paper- also main 121 page  Support/stories for Essay 1, | Choosing a text  - LO:1,3,5,6
TH
4/20
-Discuss assignment & intro. Carver,  Atwood & Berger and list of many others as possible choices for E1 focus  | Choosing a text | LitAnalysisnotes | Story chart | LitAnalysisPowerPoint | 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
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS >>
Research COCC for possible sources, [new GOOD guidance] JStor.org | GoogleBks/periodicals-,then, as needed, review Chopin & paper that analyzes it, | basic LitAnalysisnotes  |Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop =A4 (Can be done in next class) Thesis guidelines  |: Lit.analysis sources- | peer edit next class is optional--bring a typed draft for help.   .LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7
4 T
4/25
 turn in-A4-  LitAnalysisnotes | Lit.analysis and much more | How/when to Cite | Signal Phrase | Citing Guide | COCC data bases |--Paraphrase Tool | 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 >>
Write and print out 750-1000wd. rough draft of E1 with 3-5 sources,(at least 2 should be peer reviewed.resources: e.g. literary journal , Humanities sources, youtube tutorial, | JStor.org | Google Scholar, GoogleBks/periodicals-, How/when to Cite
--draft of E1 ready for peer edit
TH
4/27
---peer edit E1 draft (opt) Guide to writing about Lit--| How and When to Cite | Sample peer rev.lit paper |  Position Paper guide | turn-in packet | E1 scoring  form |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:1,2,3,5
FOR Next class
Write and print out 750-1000wd. rough draft of E1 with 3-5 sources,(at least 2 should be peer reviewed.resources: e.g. literary journal , Humanities sources, youtube tutorial, | JStor.org | Google Scholar, GoogleBks/periodicals-, How/when to Cite
--draft of E1 ready for peer edit
5 T
5/2
--peer edit E1 draft (opt) Guide to writing about Lit--| How and When to Cite | Sample peer rev.lit paper | doc---  Position Paper guide | turn-in packet | E1 scoring  form | 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:1,2,3,5
FOR Next class >> Finish E1 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, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form  LO:1,3,5,6,7
TH
5/4
TURN IN E1  -- Notes on E2, writing about/ explaining a concept.
Find a concept or word  to explain, starting w
/brief "glossing":
[see def 2]
of
a word/idea.  A Definition Essay for this assignment
is
a 1250-1500wd. mix of  expository, narrative, reflective, including definitions/ word history and 5+ outside sources.
Here is a non-documented (narrative-reflective) example and explanation of The Informal Definition Essay
.
Also see
OED word stories |  story-quality | sample Exploring a Word | 
Ch.9      
LO:1,3,4,5
TO DO
FOR NEXT CLASS>
Consult/review  Notes on writing about/explaining a concept  and use Exploring a Word to guide a more complete understanding a possible term--can be used to narrow your choices. Assignment: think, etc. about a Big Idea to explore. What ever word/idea you choose must have a completed word exploring exercise: Exploring a Word See also  E2 supports on main page, OED word stories | story-quality
-- write for
A5   do full Exploring a Word and a Topic Exp. Loop of the word/concept; find initial thesissee E2 supports on main page &  Word Roots |  Prefix/Suffix chart | Etymology Dictionary | BPW pp132-149  
 LO:1,2,3,4,5,6
6 T
5/3
turn-in A5 Discuss narrowing and focusing issues, "Sandwiching" source
material between a Signal Phrase and end-cite. Initial bibliography to find
 citing terms for use in essay. read :
"The Color of Saying," Ackerman--
Definition Essay HOW-TO (BPW ch 5) & Winne essay p. 300  LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7            
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
Develop rough outline (optional) of E2 using skills from previous chapters/reading/writing. FYI- Ashford Thesis Gd | March Thesis Gd.
--develop 1250-1500 wd. draft,(Sample MLA paper) find 5+ sources (2 peer reviewed) to support thesis and integrate them into the draft as authoritative evidence.| ID of Credible Sources  LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,
TH
5/5
-peer edit 1  on rough draft Sample MLA paper | problem solving, etc. FYI- Definition Essay HOW-TO | Formal summary.doc of one source: Example Summary youtubes: guide to summary1 | another guide to summary
DO FOR NEXT CLASS
 Work on finding sources to support some aspect of the essay's ideas, the rough draft and WC list
Formal summary  A6 of one peer reviewed source Example Summary  LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,
7 T
5/9
(Opt) turn-in A6  & (opt) peer edit 2 |-Proofing Gd.| problem solve | Review grammar/mechanics as needed | using images in paper.--
Sample MLA paper | Notes on writing about/explaining a concept | |Definition Essay HOW-TO | FYI [(1).Subheads ok, use all Caps left- justified (first level) USE WORD- can use Loop Pt 1&2 (2) ETYMOLOGY: info. from Exp. a word, (3) SYNONYMS: meaning of word/synonyms in at least one field (4) SIGNIFICANCE= value of the word to our world  (5) CONCLUSION=restate main points and personal views.]  | Citing EX     LO:1,2,3,4,6
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
>>

Work on E2 and review any notes/examples to date: consult Hacker (or other) handbook/ OWL as needed, Sample MLA paper  and .E2notes (again...), Be sure to format the Works Cited for MLA citations, so in-text cites will match their listings. Bring print-out of full draft and WC for next class peer editing FYI .[ (1).Subheads ok, use all Caps left- justified (first level) USE WORD- can use Loop Pt 1&2 (2) ETYMOLOGY: info. from Exp. a word, (3) SYNONYMS: meaning of word/synonyms in at least one field (4) SIGNIFICANCE= value of the word to our world  (5) CONCLUSION=restate main points and personal views.] 

TH
5/11
turn-in A6  problem solve | Review grammar/mechanics as needed | using/citing images in paper. Check current thesis sentence to verify the focus word, and 2-3 aspects of it that you will support with outside sources. Citing dictionary definitions | Notes on writing about/explaining a concept | |Definition Essay HOW-TO  | Sample MLA paper | ExposDef.Scoring form     LO:1,2,3,4,6,
TO DO
FOR NEXT CLASS >>

 Finalize E2 and review any reading to date: consult   Hacker/OWL as needed, Sample MLA paper  and .E2notes (again...),Proofing Gd.| 1250-1500 wd. final draft, with 3-5 sources (2 peer reviewed), Turn-in Packet Contents + A4, A5 and A6 (even if graded) and FYI  ExposDef.Scoring form--LO:1,2,3,4,6

8

T
5/16

Turn in E2  packet--discuss Notes for E3  Persuasive/Arg. assignment  read samples of-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  A7.-- LO:1,2,3,4,5

TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
>>
 Print-out an online op-ed [see  Notes for E3  for formal ones with evidence]: underline/highlight the thesis, and all signal phrases and factual information that could be verified=A8 - AND Work on op-ed draft of about 1000wds, underline thesis and have at least 3 clear reasons 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
TH
5/18

  Complete A8 and go over op-ed stage-- Notes for E3 Persuasive/Arg. | About Signal Phrases | Citing ex.  discuss & counter-argument & and BPW ch.13  -- 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 thesis and counter-argument )---  -. LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7
9 T
5/34
Conference about E3--as needed--Levels of Diction then Peer edit on Persuasion/op-ed stage of E3---review  Doc/Citation /ethics | A9= Annotated Bibliography(new) youtube and general Ann.Bib guidelines(OWL) of 5+ possible sources & See Sample of MLA Annotated Bibliography. | AnnbibTemplate as a .doc . LO:1,2,3,4,5,6
TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS
  •  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
  • TH
    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
    TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS

      Work on A10 = full 1500-2000wd draft of  E3;  review Guide to Argument Notes for E3  | counter-argument--OWL and handbooks as needed...Thomas on Punctuation

    10 T
    5/30

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

    TO DO FOR NEXT CLASS

     Finalize draft of E3 and packet  for E3 include, Op-EdEX  (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

    TH
    6/1
    -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   do full Exploration of a Word

    A6   Formal summary  of one peer reviewed source for E2 

    A7  ad and completed analysis form

    A8   op-edEX

    A9    Annotated Bibliography

    A10 expanded draft E3