Writing is a social and rhetorical act?!

  • Questions, comments, concerns about the learning community?
  • Hand in your writing about YOUR writing! :)
  • With the history quiz looming... please allow me to share Some tips on how to prepare!
    • Give this a try, see if it works for you as you prep for the quiz.
    • Remember, you can always come by and chat with me to discuss your review prep and any additional guidance for the LC!

The Rhetorical Sitch...

  • What is the Rhetorical Situation??
    • Know your memes, people!
    • Why are we focusing so much on RHETORIC? This is the reason: The Rhetorical Analysis
    • Sections 244 and 245, you will read and write your Rhetorical Analysis over one of the primary source documents within Chapter 6 ofContending Voices - “Political Conflict in the Early Republic: Benjamin Franklin Bache and Alexander Hamilton.”

Announcements and reminders

  • READ! and take some notes! Remember, you should always read the chapters outlined in Dr. Wooster's syllabus BEFORE you attend class. Doing so will help clarify your understanding of the lecture! To help you in getting the reading done in your Contending Voices text, use the following reading guide to help you: Contending Voices Reading Guide
  • History Reading Quiz #1 is scheduled for next Monday, January 29th and will cover material Chapter 2 of Contending Voices Bacon vs. Berkeley. This multiple choice quiz will be given at the BEGINNING OF Seminar class time. Be prepared! Come by office hours if you have specific questions about the reading! Note: All of the quiz dates FOR THE ENTIRE SEMESTER have been listed on the Sidebar of this page. Click on the link called LCE Major Due Dates and you will find them there along with other important dates!If there any changes to this schedule- I will let you know well in advance.
  • History Quiz is on Wednesday, January 31st Dr Wooster has provided a hard copy of the study guide for this quiz. He has also provided a copy of the review on Blackboard and I have it for you here: Spring 2018 Quiz Study Guide
  • Blue Books are due to me by the end of the day on Wednesday, Feb 5th You will need THREE of them in order to take your exams. Turning these in on time will count as your 1st lecture supplement grade(= you earn points toward your History and Seminar grades for doing this!) I will be keeping a list of who has turned them in.