In honor of Black History Month (and because he is on your Exam 1 Review Guide and because he most certainly could figure in an answer to Essay question #3), check out Lemuel Haynes

Announcements

  • Plans for Conferences on Thursday. In order to earn your participation grade for Feb. 16th, you will need to attend your conference at your appointed time. Additionally, during the conference, you will take a quick survey. This survey will count as a Quiz grade. This means that you should make certain to attend your conference. Professor Hartman has the conference schedule!
  • We will not have regular classes in Composition or Seminar on Thursday! See Hartman's wiki for the schedule!

Test Prep --Mining Your Notes for Terms from Lecture!

Looking for Terms (10 minute activity)

  • Working in Groups based on Essay Questions and Find Terms from Your Notes that you might see in the matching portion of the essay! (Remember the Review Guide does not cover terms from the Lecture.
  • However, you will have 2 terms from the Lecture on the test! Here is your chance to find them!!!!'''
  • Each group should come up with a list of possibilities and definitions for the terms!

Test Prep and Thinking Like a Writer

  • Set the Context
  • Explain the Situation
  • Provide the Evidence -- details, examples, events, key figures, causes, and effects.
  • Explain the Significance

Test Prep --Essay Drafting (Context is Important)

Writing Project 1 - The Critical Analysis Rough Draft Rubric

The Rubric for the Rough Draft - Use this rubric to evaluate your own writing in WP1.

Integrating Sources Lesson on 2/14

William Berkley uses his credibility as a governor and as a leader in his Declaration and Remonstrance to state “Now my friends I have lived amongst you four and thirty years as uncorrupt and diligent as ever a governor was.” try to persuade the colonist to listen to his pleas (qtd. in Hollitz 30).

If you analyze this sentence, you will notice that the author has merged an entire sentence from Berkeley to her own sentence and ideas so that her sentence begin with her ideas and ends with her ideas and in the middle you have that quote from Berkeley. This is hard on readers and it should be avoided.

Here is the rewrite:

William Berkley uses his credibility as a governor and as a leader in his "Declaration and Remonstrance" and states, “Now my friends I have lived amongst you four and thirty years as uncorrupt and diligent as ever a governor was” (qtd. in Hollitz 30). Here, Berkeley emphasizes his many years of service to the people of Jamestown.

Homework

Due on Feb. 20th --- You have a Reflection due in Blackboard. Look in Assignments at the Portfolio Folder. I have not set the link yet but I will do so today!

Terms for 8:00