Question: what is the name of the genre featured above?
In ''Naming What We Know," Peggy O'Neill makes the argument that "it is essential for writers to learn to assess" their own writing and the writings of others (67). Let's think for a moment about that word "assessment" in the context of learning. As learners, what do we need to assess and evaluate? what do we need to monitor? Think in Big Picture Terms here.
Let's Create a List:
What are some common problems you encounter when you are in learning situations? Let's make a list:
In NWWK, read section 1.1 "Writing is a Knowledge-Making Activity" by Heidi Estrem, which begins on p. 19
You will have an in-class writing assignment due on this reading on Friday! Please come prepared to answer the following questions:
What is Estrem's central idea or claim here? Put it in your own words!