From last time:

  • Read Farr in the Reading Library
  • Write, in your journal, on one of the "Reflecting on your experience as a Writer" on page 2 of your Literacy Autobiography Assignment. You will answer roll by reading aloud what you have written.

Upcoming Due Dates

  • Rough Draft due on Feb 8
  • Final Draft due on Feb 13

1. Attendance

  • Answer by reading your "Reflecting on your experience as a writer" entry

2. Questions? Answers?

3. Questions about the LA Assignment?

4. Activity

  • Read the First Folio
  • Brief discussion of book technology
  • What did you notice about the reading?
    • What were the challenges?
    • How did they arise from the technology
    • What would you, as a reader, be expected to know
      • Also note that most of what we consider "grammar" entered English in the 18th century

5. Writing time

6. Pair share

7. Discussion of Farr

  • ethnography (367)
  • Compadrazgo
  • Two communities--what were they?
  • Two types of literacy learning
  • Formal
  • Lirico 470-1; note similar to 17th century England
    • Accounts have in common
      • Process 472
      • Social nature 474
      • Setting 476
  • Domains of literacy
    • Religious
    • Commercial
    • State/Law
    • Education
  • What do we get from this?

8. Wrap up of our discussion of literacy.

  • Definitions
  • How do you, as an individual, learn?
  • How do we, as members of a society learn?
  • Implications of literacy?
  • Reasons for literacy?
  • Domains of literacy?
  • En cual lengua . . .

9. Next time:

 Next time:
  • Read Readings of "Writing as a Social and Rhetorical Activity" and on "How Writing Speaks to Situations in Recognizable Forms" in the Reading Library of Blackboard.
  • Write Your second weekly reflection (Over Brice Heath and Farr); assignment and submission are in Blackboard.
  • Write, in your journal, on one of the "Language" prompts on page 2 of your Literacy Autobiography Assignment. You will answer roll by reading aloud what you have written.
  • *Spend a bit of time each day working on your literacy autobiography.