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Questions, Comments, Concerns?

Writing Groups

  • Set up
  • Writing groups must locate and visit Dr. Wooster & Ms. Bray during their office hours by Friday, September 14.
  • Each group member must come up with two questions to ask Dr. Wooster and Ms. Bray.

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Bust out your Critical Essay drafts!


  • Organization
  • Clarity
  • Flow
  • Thesis Statement
  • Address 5 elements for critical essay


  • Find a partner
  • On a separate sheet of paper, write down your partner's name.
  • Take a few minutes and discuss with your partner how you approached writing your draft.
What was your process?
How much time did you spend on this paper?
What did you do differently with this draft?

Your task: Peer review your partner's paper. Do not comment on punctuation, capitalization, and grammar.

  • Can you identify the theme of the paper?
  • Are ideas presented in a clear manner?
  • Is the paper organized in an effective manner?

Reflect on the comments you just recieved. On your draft, answer the following question:

  • How will you use the feedback you've been given to improve your paper?

The Great Awakening

Blue Books Due by Monday, September 21

For Wednesday:


  • Shots Heard Around the World; CE, 151-160
  • CV Chapter 4, "The Price of Patriotism: Jonathan Sewall and John Adams"
  • Critical Essay Due at Large Lecture