Here is what we covered in Naming What We Know

  • 1.0 Writing is a Social and Rhetorical Activity
  • 1.1 Writing is a Knowledge-Making Activity
  • 1.2 Writing Addresses, Invokes, and/or Creates Audiences
  • 3.0 Writing Enacts and Creates Identities and Ideologies
  • 3.1 Writing Is Linked to Identity
  • All of Concept 4.0
    • 4.0 All Writers Have More to Learn
    • 4.1 Text Is An Object Outside of Oneself That Can Be Improved and Developed
    • 4.2 Failure Can Be an Important Part of Writing Development
    • 4.3 Learning to Write Effectively Requires Different Kinds of Practice, Time, and Effort
    • 4.4 Revision is Central to Developing Writing
    • 4.5 Assessment is Essential Component of Learning to Write

Here are some terms that we have been working with so far this semester:

  • rhetoric
  • rhetorical situation
  • rhetorical analysis
  • rhetorical appeals: ethos, pathos, and logos
  • kairos -- timing
  • The writer's purpose
  • Audience
  • Context
  • Claim and Thesis
  • Writing Process
    • Prewriting
    • Drafting
    • Revision
    • Editing
    • Publishing