Bring your RTTP Text to Class Today
Turn in Your Proposals as Soon as You Arrive
- This should be a printed document.
Let's Practice: Find a Quote!
- Get with a partner. Work collaboratively to choose a compelling quote.
- Analyze the quote...use the Rhetorical Situation diagram to do this.
- Finally, decide which Aristotelian tool(s) the writer is utilizing:
So, what the heck are we doin'?
More Help on Historical Context/Background Info
- pp. 16-30 Women's Rights & Suffrage
- pp. 31-50 Labor & Labor Movements
- Give Me Liberty
- Credo Reference
Open today's Journal link in Bb and respond to the following prompts:
- Who is the writer of my primary source document? Provide a brief bio. Use your RTTP text book or Credo.
- What compelled him or her to pick up her pen? What's the back story?
- What's the medium of the piece of writing?
- Who do you think is the intended audience? How do you know?
- Summarize the main points of the piece of writing in your own words.
- Write your shitty first draft!!!
- Take all the writing/work you did in Seminar and Comp today and begin drafting WP 1.
- Make sure you note where your ideas are coming from, even if you aren't using a direct quotes. So, note the page # and author of your texts, or which Credo article you are using. We'll clean these up into correct MLA format later. Bottom line: you must tell the reader where you found all your information!
- Hammer out as much of the first two sections of the paper as you can. Do not attempt to write an intro or a thesis yet.
- SAVE your draft as WP 1 Draft 1. ATTACH your draft to the link in Bb under "Content." This must be posted by the beginning of class on Thursday. Remember, this is just a "shitty first draft." Just do your best.
NEW ANNOUNCEMENT: Please make sure you bring your history lecture notes to Comp on Thursday.