From Last Time/Desde La Última Vez: 
  • Read Yancey, Robertson, and Taczak in Blackboard
  • Write your Fourth weekly reflection (on Writing and Belief, Writers having more to learn, and Writing and Learning)
  • Be drafting your literacy autobiography

“A good song should give you a lot of images, you should be able to make your own little movie in your head to a good song."
Tom Petty

Today's Daily Agenda

1. Attendance

2. Questions

  • Note slight date screwup on syllabus; dates for next week are Oct 10th and 12th, not the 12th and 14th. If you printed your syllabus, please make the pen and ink change; online versions have been corrected

3. Writing Time:

  • Write about a time thatyou really succeeeded in a writing project or about a piece of writing you have done that you're proud of
  • Pair share
  • Read aloud.
  • Author and listener should decide which is the best sentence in that entry
  • Recopy that best sentence on another page
  • Continue writing (this is a technique called "looping," by the way.)

4. Share this:

5. Reading:

  • A lot of stuff we are doing should fit together as a result of this reading
  • Transfer (2)--This is what we're trying to do

Key elements:

  • Porftolios
  • What we teach/process (we discussed this extensively last week)
  • Theory--it is enough to be able to do it, or should we know what we are able to do and describe it.
  • What we come to college with
  • Rhetoirical Stance
  • Writing outside of schools

&*The value of reflection

6. Studio time

  • What is it?
  • What are you expected to do?
  • Assignment: Attach:3303LLA.doc
  • Where are you at?
  • What have you done
  • What are your goals?
  • Work on it!

7. Next Time/La Próxima Vez:

  • Read Readings on Transfer in Blackboard
  • Be drafting your literacy autobiography
  • 'member, this is due the 17th, and COMPLETE draft is due the 12th