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 . . .
- Identify how their views of writing have changed as a result of the work they have done in the course,
- Demonstrate their ability to analyze different rhetorical situations (in academic, workplace, or civic contexts),
- 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,
- Demonstrate their ability to locate, read, evaluate, select and use (integrate) effectively information from appropriate sources with their own ideas
- Demonstrate control of situation-appropriate conventions of writing,
- 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,
- Demonstrate their ability to collaborate effectively as members of diverse teams / groups of writers,
- Evaluate the ways in which they have become a more reflective (mindful, self-aware, thoughtful) writer.
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:
- Primary discourse and secondary discourse
- How discourse is related to the way power is allocated in our culture