W.I.T.T.D.

  • Quiz on rhetoric terms
  • Group Quiz on Citation

Announcements

  • Please turn in your Rhetorical Analysis First Drafts. Make certain your draft is stapled.
  • Class on Monday, 9/25 -- For The Writing Into the Day (W.I.T.T.D.) Activity, we will be doing some writing in preparation for the History Exam.
  • Please be prepared to write about Essay Exam Question 2 from memory: Explain the development of colonial Virginia. Why did the English attempt to colonize America, and why did they go to Virginia? What early problems did they face? What proved to be their economic salvation, and what difficulties did this in turn cause? What happened during Bacon’s Rebellion? Why did Virginians eventually decide to introduce large numbers of slaves? Use the lectures, the essay on Bacon and Berkeley, and the primary source document by Richard Frethorne to write a complete answer.

Peer Review

  • Work in your Writing Groups
  • Everyone should pull up his or her Rhetorical Analysis from the Writing Portfolios
  • Make a copy of your RA titled RA with Peer Review -- your peers are going to make comments on your draft.
  • Pair or trio up -- reading, evaluating, and discussing each other’s work.
  • Peer Review Goals for Today
    • Thesis
    • Historical Context
    • Writer’s purpose and relationship with the audience

Homework

  • Write a brief reflection on the Peer Review for Today by considering the following questions:
    • What do you need to work on in your draft? Please provide 2 specific goals!
    • What did you notice when you were reading your peer's work?
  • Continue your work with the Rhetorical Analysis
  • Prep for Monday’s Writing Into the Day (W.I.T.T.D.)Activity
  • Please be prepared to write about Essay Exam Question 2 from memory: ‘’’Explain the development of colonial Virginia. Why did the English attempt to colonize America, and why did they go to Virginia? What early problems did they face? What proved to be their economic salvation, and what difficulties did this in turn cause? What happened during Bacon’s Rebellion? Why did Virginians eventually decide to introduce large numbers of slaves? Use the lectures, the essay on Bacon and Berkeley, and the primary source document by Richard Frethorne to write a complete answer.’’’