WR65 Rhetoric & Critical Thinking II
Winter 2017 
CRN 12254  10:15pm-011:55 MW   MDR 114
 Assignments | Syllabus
Jane Thielsen, MA, Instructor
email: jthielsen@cocc.edu
(or copy paste into a COCC email)

Office hours: MW 12:00-12:30pm MDR
BND OCH 117 TTH 2:30-3:00-pm
and by arrangement


Central Oregon Community College
 Week 3  1/23/17 UPDATE:
Please consult the assignments  and continue as projected there. jt
 Please be sure to your USE COCC account and include class information in the subject line of all emails. jt
  1. Ackerman Commentary PBS

  2. Interview w/ Ackerman re: her style of writing

  3. Reading Questions-for The Zookeeper's Wife

  4. Ackerman Interview L.A. Library

  5. Ackerman Website/ZooKeeper's Wife

  6. Zookeeper's Wife --review

  7. Safe Haven--background/photos/film

I. GENERAL CLASS RESOURCES

  1. On Brainstorming |

  2.  Ashford Thesis Maker

  3. Response Writing Guide

  4. Process Writing Guide

  5. Questions for Partner Journal on Readings

  6. Notes on Narration

  7. Notes on Story

  8. Story Chart 

  9. Notes on Description

  10. Notes on Structure--Full circle Writing

  11. BASIC ESSAY AND POSITION PAPER GUIDE

  12. HOW TO WRITE AN OUTLINE*

  13. Outline Maker

  14. Citing Practice2p.

  15. Signal Phrases handout

  16.    Model/sample MLA paper w/notes                       

II. Grammar and Words

  1.    UNC Writing handouts

  2.    Capital C.C. grammar and exercises

  3. CCC Writing/Grammar Gd.

  4. OWL Writing Guide

  5. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster site

  6. Word Roots web site English Language Roots

  7. Finding the Components of a Sentence

  8. More on Pronouns.

  9. Notes on Sentence Errors | Sentence Rx

  10.  HELP for sentence errors

  11. Sentence Diagramming

  12.  OWL on the Paragraph

  13. Paragraph transitions (video)

  14.    GRAMMAR BYTES--interactive Practice

  15.     Verbals: Gerunds

  16.     OWL on Verbals

  17. 8  Rx for Sentence errors..

BACKGROUND OF THE TIME
  1. Why the Germans Chose Poland to Invade

  2. German invasion of Poland-youtube

  3. WWII- background, maps, etc.

  4. Maps of Possible Nazi (Axis) Invasion of the USA

  5. Learning Site for Students

  6. Last Generation-Poland--youtube

  7. Warsaw Ghetto

  8. Real footage of Polish Jewish--Summer 1939- youtube

  9.  Auschwitz-Birkenau--background, maps, photos

  10. Theresienstadt--"Show Camp"

  11. History of Why the Hitler Focused on Jews 5min

  12. Elie Wiesel --Perils of Indifference

  13. The Power of Good-- Story of Nicolas Winton | Interview | A Winton Child | Winton's Daughter | 60 Minutes

  14. Other Rescuers | Denmark's Rescue

  15. Holocaust Survivor And Her Story-- Helena Zuber

  16. Auschwitz survivor stories

  17. Maria Hausman's video of COCC visit

III. RESEARCH RESOURCES

  1. Research COCC Library 

  2. How to Avoid Plagiarism

  3. WordsMadeSimple--writing and researching help

  4. Google Scholar

  5. Google Books Online

  6. Evaluating websites tutorial

  7. Integrating evidence from sources

  8. Sample MLA paper

  9.    Notes on fields of study and documentation styles

  10. Citation makers | Easybib | Bibme | Citation Machine | Citation Builder |

  11. Exercise to avoid plaigarism

  12. MLA Tutorial animation --(excellent)

  13. youtube citing tutorial

  14. youtube demo of paper format incl. works citing

  15. To page of links to Model journal APA science papers

  16.  Official APA Quick Answers

  17. Tutorial: Boolean searching

  18. BASIC ESSAY AND POSITION PAPER GUIDE

  19. askoxford.com

  20. Online Etymology Dictionary

  21. Etymological abbreviations

  22. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster site

  23. Britannica Online

  24. Wikipedia--not for formal citing

  25. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  26. RefDesk

  27. Top Documentaries

  28. Sayings and Quotes



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