Introductions 2nd class

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Unformatted text preview: Good morning! Good please, please, have a candy have and pick up a handout for next class Introductions 2 Introductions Wednesday Jan 22nd today today Recap = goals, main concepts/practices, requirements, submissions, late and revisions revisions New = New more from the syllabus Critical reading and writing Students’ introductions next goals goals To develop critical thinking skills To To prepare you for writing in college To To improve your writing skills Concepts and practices Concepts “Critical” (think, read, write) Process and progress Audience and purpose Composition and research Course requirements Course A) PREPARE FOR CLASS Check e-mails and Tentative Check Schedule, read, write Schedule, B) COME TO CLASS Listen, participate, read, & write C) SUBMIT ASSIGNMENTS Informal/formal, policies assignments assignments Informal (20%) Quizzes; Preparation Notes; Quizzes; Exercises (in-class/online); Progress Report; Extra Credit (next…) (next…) Formal (80%) Personal Narrative; Summary; Critique; Personal Argument Paper; Research Project Argument policies policies Submissions Extensions Late revisions TENTATIVE SCHEDULE TENTATIVE Weekly titles Daily descriptions (things to do before Daily before coming to class) coming Directive/descriptive words: – Read – Prepare – Due – Bring – In-class Next: Next: Bring a photograph (name, phone #, e-mail) Bring photograph Syllabus page 13: Jan 25th QUIZ on syllabus: (see page 5) Pages 2-4 Preparation Notes (5-6) Names of Formal Assignments Policy on Submissions, Late assignments, Policy and revisions and RECOMMENDATIONS: RECOMMENDATIONS: Know what is expected of you. Follow instructions. Follow Prepare for each class. Prepare Come to class & participate. Submit assignments and keep Submit everything you write in a folder. everything Keep in touch with your professor Keep and fellow students. and Critical reading and writing Critical Critical = analytical *asking questions, suspending judgment *Recursive thinking, reading, and writing *Paying attention to details, connecting ideas, *Paying evaluating evaluating Critical reading Critical 1) Preview the material 1) Read thoroughly 1) Evaluate source 1) Preview the material 1) Consider title, author, headings, Consider subtitles, pictures, charts, lists, bold/italicized letters. Read first paragraph and the first sentence of every other paragraph. sentence Identify audience and purpose AUDIENCE AUDIENCE Types: laypersons; executives; technicians; experts; combined experts; Be aware of: *Their concerns *Their familiarity with your topic *Their attitudes (supportive, wavering, hostile) *Their level of education *Their needs/interests PURPOSES PURPOSES To express feelings, ideas, and/or To relate an experience (--- narration, relate description, explanation) description, To inform ( --- definition, description, To inform exemplification, analysis) exemplification, To persuade (--- definition, description, To persuade argumentation, analysis, exemplification) argumentation, To entertain ( --- narration, description, To entertain exemplification) exemplification) 2) Read thoroughly 2) Identify author’s THESIS Identify THESIS Distinguish between main and secondary ideas secondary Summarize main points main Distinguish between facts and opinions Distinguish facts Distinguish between points and counterpoints counterpoints Make inferences and connections Make inferences 3) Evaluate source 3) Check accuracy, significance, and fair Check interpretation of information of info. interpretation Check persuasive strategies: clearly Check defined terms, fair use of info., and avoidance of logical fallacies Draw conclusions Draw Critical writing Critical A recursive process Stages: – – – – Understanding the task; determining audience and purpose. determining Generating ideas (Invention) Gathering ideas (Research) Drafting (Developing ideas through further invention, analysis, and/or research and according to a plan; writing a draft) draft) – Revising (re-ordering and re-writing based on a clear logic, relevant rhetorical strategies, adding more data, deleting, changing or adjusting, revising thesis) changing – Editing (revising at the sentence level – grammar, Editing punctuation, usage, and spelling) punctuation, Introduce yourselves… Introduce 1) Your name 2) Your Major 3) Something you really like/enjoy Exchange e-mails and phone numbers with two students in the class class have a wonderful weekend! ...
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