Amy Blooms Silver Water
My sisters voice was like mountain water in a silver pitcher; the clear blue beauty of it cools you and lifts you up beyond your heat, beyond your body. After we went to see La Traviata, when she was fourteen and I was twelve, sh
Workshops: Your Impressions!
What was your overall impression of workshopping?!
What aspects were useful? !
What were some challenges you encountered? !
What recommendations do you have for improving it next time?
BRAINSTORM TEXTUAL ANALYSIS
GOING BENEATH THE SURFACE
Apply the following prompts to the Silko essay. Take your time and
seriously consider the prompts as you go through them.
1. This essay is about:
2. It makes me feel or has the following effects
IN-CLASS WRITING WARM-UP ESSAY
Write a response to either prompt number one or two. Briefly address number
three. You can use the space here and on the other side if necessary. Push your
writing to provide a central focus or cla
Post-write 1: Literacy Narrative
Writers need to do some work engaging with and judging their own
writing before they ask others to engage or to judge. When you submit
a paper for response, you may have some things to say about i
MIS 111: Computers and the
Class 3:0 Globalization
July 163h, 2011
Content Outline of the Semester
List one or two current events in technology news
Explain how technology has affected
Thoughts on Bacas Coming into Language
Respond in a meaningful way to the following statements. No specific length of response
required. We will use these prompts for in class discussion, and I will collect this in
1. Baca encounters a
Being a Malaysian
As a Malaysian, I have always felt lucky as I was born and raised to speak,
and to learn a minimum of three languages: Chinese, Malay and English. However,
although we could converse in all three languages and several other native
EXPECTO PATRONUM! I yelled with all my remaining strengths, as hundreds of
ghostly dementors hovered above me. I was brought back to reality when I slipped on a
puddle of water along the sidewalks. I considered myself an addict for
The Power of Knowledge
Being able to read and write gives you an advantage in life, although you may not
realize it sometimes. I consider it as a gift because there are a lot of people out there
who does not possess these abilities. I believe that learnin
Lessons of Life
Growing up is a harsh process for some of us, we have to learn that life is not all fun and
games. In the story named Girl, by Kincaid, we are able to observe how the author bases the
story of a mother g
Do Moves 1-3 on the Williams reading, WR, pp. 80-81.
Bring your write up to class.
HOW TO ANALYZE (The 5 Moves)
Move 1: Suspend judgment
Most of us have a tendency toward instant evaluation, to jump to conclusions.
During analysis, we dont evaluate un
Heuristic for Critical Reading: Inferences &
(Drawn from Seeing and Writing by Donald McQuade and Christine
McQuade. New York: Bedford Books, 2000.)!
Critical reading begins with asking yourself questions,
e.g. What response does this text e
Global Revision Questions
At this point in the assignment you will want to revisit the assignment guidelines
provided to you by your instructor to make sure that your essay or project fulfills the
necessary requirementsYou can use answers to the these q
Heuristic for Critical Reading: Inferences & Observations
(Drawn from Seeing and Writing by Donald McQuade and Christine McQuade. New York:
Bedford Books, 2000.)
Critical reading begins with asking yourself questions, e.g. What response
does this text evo
We all tell stories to teach others about ourselves and the world around us, to share
experiences that bind us as a community. An effective story does more than merely
entertain: it reaches out, making the writers personal experience
Essay 2: Textual Analysis Essay!
The textual analysis essay invites you to analyze and formally argue for your
interpretation of one of the readings covered in unit 2 (Silko, Anzaldua, or Eisele). If
you have a burning desire to analyze a text from unit
Song Number Singer
MIS111-L, Case Analysis 2
By submitting this assignment for grading, I state or affirm the work
submitted is my own wor
A brief statement or account of the main points of something
Comprehend the reading
Focus on main ideas rather than details
Read deeply into the text
Practice to effectively convey the thoughts of writers
Functions and Impacts of Literacy
Think of literacy as competence, knowledge, and skills in any print or digital arena.
People are literate when they have know-how with texts (widely interpreted). In
what areas do you have know-how? Also, to understand