Writing Into the Day - Revision Plans
- Rhetorical Analysis Consultation
- Office hours for today 2 to 5 in Classroom East 214 A.
- Extra, Extra office hours 1 to 4 on Tuesday.
- Did everyone do their homework -- working the primary source document?
- MLA Formatting Checklist -- you will need to complete this checklist just prior to turning in your Rhetorical Analysis Final Draft. This table should be completed by October 5th and put into your Writing Portfolio.
- https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g0IhoBWKseBVVZMZAha-N7laqLlj5BKLYhLUc94MMYA/edit?usp=sharing | Midterm Portfolio - Assignment Description]
Learning & Activities for Today: The Focus is on Revision and Assessing Your Own Work!
In Naming What We Know, Peggy O'Neill it is very important for writers to learn how to evaluate and assess texts that are written by others and by themselves (67). Here recently, you have been focusing closely on texts written long ago in America's history to assess if those writers used language effectively in the given rhetorical situation.
Now, it's time to start assessing your own work to discover what you need to do to make improvements!
Choose 1 or 2 paragraphs that you feel need some revision. Using the document below to help structure your revision work.
As you revision, work hard on IMAGINING WHAT YOUR AUDIENCE NEEDS IN TERMS OF EXPLANATION AND DISCUSSION TO CLEARLY COMPREHEND YOUR MESSAGE!
- Be clear and direct
- Explain concepts and situations thoroughly
- Cut information that is not necessary or makes the writer confused
- Revision Pointers
- Keep working on Revision for the RA!
- 'Read in NWWK,'' 4.4 "Revision is Central to Developing Writing"