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Unformatted text preview: MON. 2/25 t Goals: Introduce RESPONSE and the differences between response and summary. Class Activities: 0 Discuss assigned reading. Discuss the students’ summaries. “ Introduce response, using Possible Ways of Responding or Getting into a Text” handout. Break class into small groups and ask each group to imagine a response to the reading that follows a “possible way of responding.” Assign each group a different way of responding. Goals: Encourage analytical posture towards readings. Class Activities: FRI. 2/29 Discuss student responses to 1St essay (TW). Discuss essay using questions for rhetorical analysis in PH (pp. 39—40). In groups, use tips from p. 40 to analyze and evaluate one rhetorical strategy used in the essay and justify why the analysis matters. Goals: Help students mave from simple summary & response to original essay interacting w/ texts. Class Activities: Discuss 2'” TW essay & summaries of it. Based on summaries, discuss reading, paying attention to areas of difficulty the students marked in their homework (TW, pp. 362-3). Introduce idea of focusing a response on “difficult” sections rather than those most easily understood. Discuss potential responses based on these “difficult” areas. MON. 3/3 GoaIS: Prepare students for initial draft of Unit II essay. Practice ethical, effective paraphrase & quotation. Class Activities: Discuss student responses to 2'"! essay (TW). Discuss other ways of developing a response to text by examining how student essayists from SA and/or TW develop their responses. Introduce mechanics of quoting and citing and MA documentation using Penguin Handbook (pp. 140-143, 153-163). As a publication/circulation exercise, have students practice summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting each other. ' Discuss ways that “said,” “implied,” and “response” sections of chart (p. 362) might lead to different ways of interacting with text. Refer back to “ways of responding.” Homework (due next meeting) ' Re—read 15' Unit II essay (TW). Do “Reading to Respond” exercise at the end of Section II in TWBook (pp. 361-2). - Write a 1-2 page response to essay in Writer’ 5 Notebook. ' Read Chapters 3 and 4 in Penguin Handbook. ' Share analyses. Homework (due next meeting) ' Read 2“d selected essay from T W Book and write a one—page summary of it in your Writer’s Notebook. Then, do “Challenging Your Reading” exercise (TW, pp. 362-3). ° Discuss other ways of responding to text. Homework (due next meeting) ° Re-read 2‘1d TW essay. Based on discussion and exercises, write a 1-2 page response to essay in Writer’s Notebook. Bring responses to both TW essays to class Mon. - Read selected student essays from Student Anthology and/or Text—Wrestling Book (Mendieta, Silva) relevant to Unit 11 (optional: begin reading these in class). In pairs, have students read both 1—2 page responses written so far, noting places where they could be developed either with more textual evidence or more analysis of personal experience. Homework (due next meeting) ° Incorporate stunmary, paraphrase, and quotation into responses. Make other changes developed in ciass. Bring revised responses to conference along with a written plan for Unit 11 essay or even a complete initial draft. ...
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