WR 122   CRN 21500 Spring 2017 
10:15am - 11:10am MW    MAZ 0205
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WK class In-class activity/material to cover    > Homework/ Assignment (written work due) for next class --
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SYLLABUS óresources for review as needed: MLA style,  MLA Tutorial youtube, MLA template (Optional)  

Intro. Chapter 31 in Jewel text
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 [A1 WRITE: In c.300-500 wds (MLA) Read Ch. 31,"What is an Argument" in the online Jewel text and write a 2-part response (1.objective summary and 2, your personal reaction) to the reading. Use cites to support your observations.
(LO:1,2,3,6)
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-Discuss assignment -- Starting Notes on Analogy (Sec.1 only)  Analogic  Reasoning (formal) and | Narrative | Notes on Story quality |
 Very short thoughtful stories | e.g.Academic articles on the use of "story."  |  Dillard essay |
Likenesses | Harris essay | Analogy exercise
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 A2 "write a personal response (250-300wds)  to the Harris OR the Bronowski or Dillard essay as an example of reasoning by analogy. Include examples to show how successful the essay is in making its point. Cite the reading as needed for appropriate credit and evidence. Use a thematic title and underline your thesis sentence...... (LO:1,2,3,4,5,6)
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Discuss  A2  then Knowledge, Belief, Evidence as our square one on any topic. Tyson UFO Ted Talk to 11:49 | The 3 Rhetorical Appeals...(LO1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
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Research and write notes on the "Aristotelian Appeals" aka "Classical Persuasive Appeals" for discussion next class. Use general references to fully explore all three most used appeals.
4/12  Using Appeals | more on Persuasive Rhetoric | Notes Personal Persuasive  OpEd |  Op-eds that use Signal Phrases & facts within sentences to give evidence, but does not use parenthetical cites and Works Cited.
-rev. Notes on Story | rev. Analogy/OpEd
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Find news photo or ad and identify the Appeals.
Finding OpEds--Google a topic+OpEd or just "OpEd."
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A3 READ: an online op-ed (please print out a hard copy) Find and LABEL these parts of the argument ON the printout: 1) underline the thesis, and 2) in a separate MLA doc. [c.250-300 wds] 3).evaluate the effect of the op-ed from your own thinking, 4) identify the main appeal and cite evidence from the OpEd to support that. 
-Do include a title for your evaluation of the OpEd.
-Staple the OpEd to your evaluation. 
 
(LO:1,2,3,4,5,6) 
3 4/17 Do/finish A3 in class. Then cover how Op-eds use Signal Phrases & facts within sentences, but do not require parenthetical cites and Works Cited)--Research for facts: JStor, Google Scholar, databases, reliableweb. Give author info, date, place found,  IN THE SENTENCES, NOT in ( ). Research-Jewell text- optional. to
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READ/ REFER: Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed | topic loop- to find a focus for Op-Ed e.g. op-ed | op-ed w/facts Immigration  with facts | Research sources: Research-Jewell text- cocc databases | searchweb
WRITE: 900-1000 wd draft of your OpEd for Peer edit next class.
4/19 Credit sources with Signal Phrases and be sure every statement clearly has a source/authority--i.e. "I" or credit and Research-Jewell text | Peer edit to
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--Review as needed: story quality, appeals, counter argument | Signal Phrase handout | Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed |  find 3-5 sources | Title Ideas
4 3/24  Peer editing of OpEd |  Packet Contents |   E1 scoring form  | Title Ideas or Google for your theme word+sayings do
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Finalize packet for Op-Ed--Essay 1
4/26 Turn in Op-Ed--Essay 1 Finding, verifying sources:  primary and secondary  Review Notes on Argument | | Skepticism | Problem of Skepticism  and Evidence | Confirmation of Evidence | Straw man & Evidence to
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 A4   In c.300 wds, (MLA):  In your opinion/experience what is the effect or outcome of not being able to accept evidence when you must support reasoning?
5 5/1 Notes for E2 major essay | On Fact/Faith/Belief | Fact or Opinion? video  |  Fields of Study list | youtube on Finding a Topic to
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exploring possible topics for  Notes for E2 major essay | Loop Topic Exploration
5/3 Citing web sites APA | APA in-text citing | starting Sites for verifying facts  Peer Reviewed articles, reference works. See Fields of Study list | Fields and Styles| easybib.com | Citation Builder | Writing in different fields of study to
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READ: Research section of Jewell text | OWL on research writing | explore possible topics | | easybib.com | Citation Builder | Stage 1 journal
6 5/8 COCC peer rev. databases | Elements of argument | Formal Argument |Notes for E2 major essay to
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 A5 Basic citing/bibliographic exercise  APA at OWL  MLA at OWL | 3 styles compared | Work on Stage 1 journal
5/10 Basic topic exploration ex. | Taylor on Topic choice
  Writing in different fields of study |  Stage 1 journal due=A6 | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal
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Refine topic choice | Citation Builder for list of possible sources | Fact or Opinion? video | work on | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal
7 5/15 Finding the topic, re-shaping the thesis |youtube Research Questions | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal Proposal to
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 Loop Topic Exploration as needed to further refine focus--Proposal     
5/17 Proposal stage work on Stage 2 journal to
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Work on
Proposal
8 5/22 Annotated Bibliography as guide for citing in Proposal to
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APA sample paper
5/24  Discuss good evidence --review stages of evidence
OWL Guide to evaluate sources | Evaluation docx
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review stages of evidence  A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2
9 5/29 A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal due  -|-counter argument work on Stage 3 journal | Position Paper Work Page to
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work on Stage 3 journal=A9 APA sample paper
5/31 Building the sequence of material--outlining/notes
Collage/Scripting Grid | Position Paper Work Page

 MS APA template
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Work on organizing draft  |-BRING in next class a printout of  paper so far for peer edit/conference- APA sample paper--work on A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal  MS APA template
10 6/5 Workshop/peer edit |  epigraph/title /conclusion A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal due --Conferences on the rough draft  MS APA template | E2 Scoring to
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work on draft  APA in Minutes-youtube
 MS APA template |  E2 Scoring
6/8 Workshop/peer edit | problem solve, polish | APA in Minutes-youtube | Conferences on the rough draft |
E2 packet-including A6-A10 and any other research notes, etc.
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finalize packet for E2  E2 Scoring
  A10 PROGRESS Last Stage Journal
11 6/14
Final Exam W 10:15--12:15 p.m.
Last day to turn in E2
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