Essay 2 - English 1B-Draegan Spring 2010 Essay #2-Research...

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English 1B—Draegan Spring 2010 Essay #2—Research Essay Overview: In the first part of this unit, we will collectively explore a seed text selected by the instructor. The class will divide into working groups , each of which will be responsible for finding some additional exhibit to place into dialog with the seed text and for teaching one Group Teaching Segment (GTS) comprising a 5-to-10- minute formal presentation and a 20-to-30-minute discussion. In the second part of the unit, we will write individual essays on specific projects that spin off from our discussions of the seed text and its associated exhibits. Please refer to the course schedule for due dates of the various components of this project. Essay # 2 Part 1: Group Teaching Segments Overview: The class will divide into four working groups, each of which will be responsible for planning and leading one Group Teaching Segment (GTS) consisting of a 5-to-10-minute formal presentation followed by a 20-to-30-minute class discussion. These group teaching segments are an opportunity for us to work together to develop a rich, contextualized understanding of our seed text out of which interesting individual essay projects can emerge. They are also an opportunity for the class to assemble a collection of materials ( exhibits ) that each of you can draw on as you write your individual essays. Requirements and Procedures: Group conference: Each group must meet with me during class Wednesday, March 17 th to discuss its exhibit and presentation. The purpose of this meeting is to help you plan your GTS. You do not need to have thought
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Essay 2 - English 1B-Draegan Spring 2010 Essay #2-Research...

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