Today's Class
DAY ONE
Introduction to English 1A / Active Reading Strategy: Annotation

MW COURSE SYLLABUS:
PART ONE
PART TWO
PART THREE
PART FOUR

TTH COURSE SYLLABUS:
PART ONE
PART TWO
PART THREE
PART FOUR

DAY TWO
Marley and Me
Text Analysis: Including Audience, Purpose, Tone, Genre, Role & Dialectical Responses
Idea Generation: Project One

Checklist: Work Due Today
Read: Critical Reading, a guide from Colorado State University (website link)
Read: Reading Critically 3-27 (Patterns for a Purpose)

Read, print, and annotate:
Excerpt from Marley and Me (website)
Film Review, Popular Website: Marley and Me (website)
Film Review, Academic Journal: Marley and Me (website)

DAY THREE
Writing as a Process / Idea Generation: Project One / Elements of Academic Essay Structure / Essay Diagram
Rhetorical Strategies Palette

Checklist: Work Due Today: Read the following texts and complete dialectical responses as discussed in class:  
1.
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals pages 1-35
2. "The Deer at Providencia" pages 150-153 (
Patterns for a Purpose)
3. "Am I Blue?" pages 379-382 (
Patterns for a Purpose)

Part Two: Read the following materials from
Patterns for a Purpose and add to the Writer's Notebook activity, "A Writer's Palette,"
as discussed in class: "Planning an Essay and Using the Patterns of Development" pages 29-54, "Writing and Rewriting" pages
59-86, "Description" 119 - 129/135-137, "Narration" 181-189/195-196, "Exemplification" 233-239/245-248  

DAY FOUR
Description Activities:
Analysis / Style / Naming and Detailing
Rhetorical Strategies (
Description, Narration, Exemplification) Continued / Providing and Considering Feedback

Checklist: Work Due Today
Complete: Project One Idea Generation, Outline, Rough Draft
Read, print, annotate, and bring: "What is an editorial cartoon?" (website)
Select, print, and bring:
an editorial cartoon, addressing an issue of interest to you (website)

DAY FIVE
Idea Generation: Project Two / Cause and Effect / Process Analysis / Primary and Secondary Sources

Checklist: Work Due Today
Final Draft of Project One Essay
Select, print, and bring:
a second editorial cartoon, addressing an issue of interest to you

DAY SIX
Continued: Idea Generation: Project Two / Cause and Effect / Process Analysis / Primary and Secondary Sources
Cheat Sheets: Definition, Process Analysis, Cause and Effect, Classification, Exemplification
Focus on Definition: Watcher at the Gates /
stipulative definitions
Reading Analysis and Selected Rhetorical Strategies: "What is Behind the Growth of Violence on College Campuses?" and "Shoot to
Kill"
Assignment Sheet / Workshop

Checklist: Work Due Today
Read the following texts and complete dialectical responses as discussed in class: Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why
It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals
pages 36-95 and from Patterns for a Purpose: "What Is Behind the Growth of
Violence on College Campuses?" 454-459, "Shoot to Kill" 325-330, "College Pressures" 509-515, "The Art of Failure" 551- 559,
"Watcher at the Gates"  55-57

Read the following materials from
Patterns for a Purpose and add to the Writer's Notebook activity, "A Writer's Palette," as
discussed in class: "Writing in Academic Settings" (91-114), "Definition" 523-528/532-534,  "Process Analysis" 291-297/303-305,
Cause and Effect 413-419/424-425, Classification 473-480/485-486,
Primary and Secondary Sources








DAY SEVEN
Rhetorical Strategies Continued / Coherence and Unity / Revising and Editing / Finding Sources
Thesis or Bust
Topic Sentence or Bust
Shots Fired on Campus (Process Analysis/Definition Strategies)
Solo Challenge (Sample Definition Paragraph)
Back Up: Shots Fired on Campus
Transitional Phrases / Cheat Sheet Connections
Feedback Response Menu: Project Two
Mini Conferences/Project One Returned

Checklist: Work Due Today
Still Required: Complete: Project Two Idea Generation, Outline, Rough Draft
Schedule Change/Now Extra Credit: Read, print, & annotate: Introduction & one essay from: Editorial Cartoons: The Impact and
Issues of an Evolving Craft (website)
Still Required: Select, print, and bring: third and fourth editorial cartoons of interest to you

DAY EIGHT
Editorial Cartoons / Comparison and Contrast / Finding Sources

Checklist: Work Due Today
Final Draft of Project Two Essay
Read/Complete Online: Editorial Cartoon Interactive (website)

DAY NINE
Editorial Cartoons / Comparison and Contrast / Finding Sources / Idea Generation: Project Three

Checklist: Work Due Today
Read: Editorial Cartoon Materials
Read and annotate: a second essay from
Editorial Cartoons: The Impact and Issues of an Evolving Craft (website)
Complete: Analysis of four editorial cartoons, using the cartoon analysis forms, discussed in class
Read the following materials from
Patterns for a Purpose, add to the activity, "A Writer's Palette," and complete dialectical
responses (as explained in class): for "Comparison-Contrast" 349-41 and "Dissect an Ad" 685-688
Read: "Locating, Evaluating, and Drawing on Sources" (701-716)

DAY TEN
Documenting and Incorporating Source Uses

Checklist: Work Due Today
Idea Generation, Outline and Annotated Bibliography
Read the following (website):
Evaluating Web Sites
Works Cited Page
MLA Sample Paper
Documenting Electronic Sources
Works Cited Samples: Library Database Examples
Review previously read section from Patterns for a Purpose: "Writing in Academic Settings" (91-114)

DAY ELEVEN
Providing and Considering Feedback

Checklist: Work Due Today
Rough Draft of Project Three

DAY TWELVE
Argumentation

Checklist: Work Due Today
Final Draft of Project Three

DAY THIRTEEN
Argumentation continued

Checklist: Work Due Today
Complete: Idea Generation and Outline for Project Four
Read the following from
Patterns for a Purpose, add to the Writer's Notebook activity, "A Writer's Palette," and complete
dialectical responses as discussed in class:  Argumentation-Persuasion (571-651)

DAY FOURTEEN
Argumentation / Idea Generation, Project Four/ Incorporating and Documenting Sources

Checklist: Work Due Today
Rough Draft and Works Cited Draft for Project Four

DAY FIFTEEN
Preparing for Project Five Presentations and In-Class Essays

Checklist: Work Due Today
Final Draft of Project Four
Project Five Materials (to work with in class)

DAY SIXTEEN
Project Five: Your Group Presentation and Individual In-Class Essay

Checklist: Work Due Today
Writer's Notebook (includes the Writer's Notebook activity, "A Writer's Palette," as discussed in class
Project Five Materials, including: dialectical responses for at least one additional chapter from
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some
We Eat
(as discussed in class)
Today's In-Class Essay
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