From last time:

  • Read Brice Heath in the Reading Library
  • Write, in your journal, on one of the "Reflecting on your experience as a Reader" on page 2 of your Literacy Autobiography Assignment. You will answer roll by reading aloud what you have written.
  • Write Your first weekly reflection (Over the Lindemann And Baron only); assignment and submission are in Blackboard. It is due prior to class and must be submitted via Blackboard

Today's Daily Agenda

1. Attendance By reading your journal entries.

2. Discussion of Journal Entries

3. Exploration of the Literacy Autobiography Assignment

4. Writing Time

  • Pair Share

5. Literacy

6. The "Great Divide" theory in literacy

7. A note about me and my funky weird background

8. Brice Heath

  • Reactions
  • Literacy Events (445) (446)
  • Trackton
  • Purposes for reading
  • At home
  • Note church, and the contrast between written and oral communication in that context
  • At work (Bias on "use" for institutional officials? 460

Ramifications for democracy?

  • Conclusion
    • 3 ways of extracting meaning from print--attending text, bringing in experience relating to text, interpreting beyond text
  • What does literacy mean to the community?
  • What do the school reasons of literacy mean
  • 465 uses of literacy

9. What's the point? How do we USE literacy? In what contexts does it occur? This is why we're reflecting on our OWN literate Practices.

  • Look at the Jakobson model from last week again:
  • How does what we have read for this week deepen your understanding of this model of the writing/communication process?

10. Studio time, if time. Upcoming

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

11. Next 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.