WR 122   CRN 20867 SPRING 2018 
12:45 2:35PM     TTH  RTEC 116

This is a projected plan of assignments and links.

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 SYLLABUS  resources for review as needed:

 MLA style,  MLA Tutorial youtube MLA template (Optional)  

Writing Commons Text 

  A1 WRITE  Using Exploring (basic glossing of) a Word  Gloss the word "argument." | Etymological Dictionary | Download, complete via computer, print for turn in and save to your flash drive, etc. OR, if this is a handout, complete by hand in pen. Write A1 at the top. 

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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 

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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 Tyson UFO Ted Talk | FALLACIES | Common Fallacies | Knowledge, Belief, Evidence  | The 3 Rhetorical Appeals...(LO1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)

 

 A3 Research and explain in writing  (1) your understanding of the origin of the  "Aristotelian Appeals" aka "Classical Persuasive Appeals" and (2) Their use now. Use your writing for discussion next class. 

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4/12

 Turn in A3   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 Find news photo or ad and identify the Appeals. Finding OpEds--Google a topic+OpEd or OpEd.  SEE list of topics/ Mysteries/Consperacies, etc.

A4 READ: an online op-ed (pleaseprint out a hard copy) Find and LABEL these parts of the argument ON the printout: 1) underline the thesis, [may not be at the beginning...]and 2) identify the main appeal find/cite evidence from the OpEd to support that. WRITE:  3). in a separate MLA doc. [c.250-300 wds] evaluate the effect/success of the op-ed from your own thinking. -Do include a title for your evaluation of the OpEd.

-Staple the OpEd to your evaluation.   (LO:1,2,3,4,5,6)   

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 discuss A4 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 ( ). e.g. Semi-formal account (like op-ed)>Formal Peer Reviewed published version

READ/ REFER: Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed | Topic Exp- to find a focus for Op-Ed e.g. op-ed | op-ed w/facts | Immigration  with facts | Research sources: cocc databases | search web | Research Process  

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4/19

 Credit sources  reliablewebsources with Signal Phrases and be sure every statement clearly has a source/authority--i.e. "I" or credit and Research Process| Peer edit | counter argument= 1 or 2 statements about the weakness/problems of the "other side," often the best persuasion... 

Review as needed:| Notes Persuasive/Op-Ed w/ 3-5 sources credited only by Signal Phrases | Title Ideas | counter argument= 1-2 statements about the weakness of the "other side," often the best persuasion...

WRITE: 900-1000 wd draft of  the OpEd for Peer edit next class.  

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Peer editing of OpEd |  Packet Contents |   E1 scoring form  | Title Ideas or Google for your theme word+sayings 

 review Packet Contents for Op-Ed--Essay 1 

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4/26

 Finding, verifying sources: primary and secondary  Review draft for final Op-ed version. | 

 FinalizePacket Contentsfor Op-Ed--Essay 1 

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Turn in Op-Ed--Essay 1 | On Fact/Faith/Belief | Fact or Opinion? video  |Skepticism   Fields of Study list | youtube on Finding a Topic 

 Notes for E2 major essay | Topic Exp-.  

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 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 

 READ: OWL on research writing | explore possible topics | easybib.com | Citation Builder | Stage 1 journal 

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 COCC peer rev. databases | UNC on Argument | Elements of argument | Formal Argument On Fact/ Faith/Belief  |Notes for  E2 major essay 

  A5 Basic citing/bibliographic exercise | APA at OWL  MLA at OWL | 3 styles compared | Work on Stage 1 journal 

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 Basic Topic Exp. | Writing in different fields of study |  Stage 1 journal due=A6 (includes A5) | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal | Fact or Opinion? video 

 Refine topic choice | Citation Builder for list of possible sources | Fact or Opinion? video | work on | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal

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 Finding the topic, re-shaping the thesis |youtube Research Questions | GD to Research questions for Stage 2 journal | Proposal.docx  

 Basic Topic Exp as needed to further refine focus--Proposal.docx    

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5/17

 Proposal.docx  stage work onStage 2 journal

NOTE:  Stage 2 journal  WILL NOT BE DUE for 2 weeks.  WORK AHEAD OF THE ASSIGNMENTS SCHEDULE IF YOU WANT TO. TIME MANAGEMENT IS PART OF THIS PROJECT. STAY IN TOUCH!
Work on  Proposal.docx   in Stage 2 journal
WILL NOT BE DUE for 2 weeks.
WORK AHEAD OF THE ASSIGNMENTS SCHEDULE  IF YOU WANT TO.  TIME MANAGEMENT IS PART OF THIS PROJECT.
STAY IN TOUCH!

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 Annotated Bibliography as guide for citing in Proposal  | APA sample paper 

APA sample paper 

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5/24

  Discuss good evidence | UNC on Evidence OWL Guide to evaluate sources | Evaluation docx   Finish  A7/8 PROGRESSStage 2 

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 | A7/8 PROGRESS Stage 2 Journal due  -  |  PROGRESS Stage 3  counter argument work on Stage 3 journal | Position Paper Work Page 

 work on Stage 3 journal=A9 APA sample paper 

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5/31

 Building the sequence of material--outlining/notes Collage/| Position Paper Work Page | MS APA tempScripting Grid late 

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  

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 Workshop/peer edit |  epigraph/title /conclusion A9 PROGRESS Stage 3 Journal due --Conferences on the rough draft  MS APA template | E2 Scoring |  E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed. 

work on draft  APA in Minutes-youtube | MS APA template |  E2 Scoring

| E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet  Contents page

and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.

 

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  Workshop/peer edit | problem solve, polish | APA in Minutes-youtube | Conferences on the rough draft | E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.

E2 packet needs basic elements as stated on the packet Contents page

and all stages A#, any additional notes, drafts, edits, etc. that track how this project developed.

  E2 Scoring   A10 PROGRESS Last Stage Journal  

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 Final Exam time:

TUESDAY 6/12/18  1:00-3:00-PM

Last day to turn in E2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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