Let's Turn in Those Rhetorical Analyses


  • Be certain to save those Writing Center Slips!

Let's Recap -- What We Have Been Learning So Far . . .

  1. Identify how their views of writing have changed as a result of the work they have done in the course,
  2. Demonstrate their ability to analyze different rhetorical situations (in academic, workplace, or civic contexts),
  3. Demonstrate their ability to use their analyses of rhetorical situations to identify options and to make appropriate choices that will enable them to use writing to achieve specific purposes,
  4. Demonstrate their ability to locate, read, evaluate, select and use (integrate) effectively information from appropriate sources with their own ideas
  5. Demonstrate control of situation-appropriate conventions of writing,
  6. Explain what they have learned from being a novice in new writing situations, and describe how these experiences, which might include failure, contribute to their willingness to accept new challenges as a writer,
  7. Demonstrate their ability to collaborate effectively as members of diverse teams / groups of writers,
  8. Evaluate the ways in which they have become a more reflective (mindful, self-aware, thoughtful) writer.

See explanation of how "Key Terms" and "Habits of Mind" relate to ENGL 1302 Outcomes

Looking ahead to the Next Unit of Instruction: Writing Project 2 - Research and Information Literacy Portfolio

  • Research Proposal
  • Research Log with Annotated Bibliography
  • Research Reflection


Read Gee's "What is Literacy?" Here is a pdf file

  • Come to class ready to work with the following concepts:
    • Discourse
    • Primary discourse and secondary discourse
    • How discourse is related to the way power is allocated in our culture