Today's Class: English  (Tentative Plans)
DAY ONE
Introductions
Group Roles
Group Selection

DAY TWO
Sample Listing: Pet Peeves in a Movie Theater

Listing: Pet Peeves in the College Classroom

EC Notes: Easy Cornell Notes

Audience (Direct and Indirect), Purpose (Three Major Kinds), Genre, Tone, &
Role

Reading:
"Deaf Not Dumb" (analysis: audience, purpose, genre, tone, and role)
"Deaf Not Dumb" as a sample academic essay draft

Sample Listing for Essay Topic: Disneyland/Magic Mountain

Essay Structure: Major Essay Parts
Introduction
Body Paragraphs (Topic Sentence, Support/Evidence, Concluding Sentence
sometimes)
Conclusion

Day Three
Pop Quiz: Essay Structure
Magnet Activity / Sample Essay Draft
Levels of Reading Response: First Impressions, Context, Connections, Evaluation
Sample Text: Levels of Reading Response
Dialectical Responses: Handout

Dialectical Responses:

Day Four


Idea Generation Strategies: Project One
Listing
Prioritizing
Testing

Freewriting
Clustering   / Work In Progress:

Organizing:  Focus on Topic Sentences
Focus on Thesis Statements

Outlining Strategies  / Work In Progress:

DAY FIVE
Using Three Rhetorical Strategies to Support Your Topic Sentences
Exemplification
Description
Narration

Introductions
Conclusions


Developing Topic Sentence Ideas: Annotate Your Outline
(Rhetorical Strategy Options/Developing Supporting Details)

Idea Generation Strategies and Development of Supporting Details
Listing
Clustering
Freewriting and Looping
Chatting

Activity Materials
Identifying Rhetorical Strategy Uses:
Exemplification Uses, Narration Uses, Description Uses

Choosing and Using Rhetorical Strategies: outline activity

DAY SIX
Turn in Project One Draft (TURN IN ALL FOUR COPIES)
Student Success Strategies

Draft Response Groups


MLA FORMAT

Day Seven
Turn in Project One


Analysis: Sample Classification / Animal Mummies
Photo Gallery
Discussion Questions: Animal Mummies
Related Link: National Geographic Story / Animal Mummies







DAY Eight
Stipulative Definitions
Add  stipulative definitions to museum diagram / diagram review

Classification
Practice with Classification: Movies, Careers
Sample Classification Diagram: Strictly Speaking (Reading pg. 160)
Practice Diagram: White Lies or Wait Divisions
Project Two Essay Assignment / Brainstorming Topic Ideas (Listing)
DAY Nine

Today's Class: Tentative Plan
Active Reading: Assignment Sheet
Category Review: "Wait Divisions," "White Lies," Animal Mummies
Sample Paper Topics

Listing and Annotating: Essay Topic Ideas

Workshop: Idea Generation / Organization / Brief Conferences



Project Two Assignment and Outline Handouts



DAY Ten  

Today's Class: Tentative Plan

Review: Two Methods of Organization
(Two vs One Paragraph per category)

Thesis Statement or Bust Activity

Topic Sentence or Bust Activity

Activity: Description, Narration, and Exemplification Uses

Transitional Phrases and Other Transition Options






Connecting Project One Feedback to Project Two
Rough Draft Feedback


Conferences: Project One /
Comment Codes  / Book Connections

DAY Thirteen

Project Three

Four Corners Activity

Homework for Next Class:
1. Idea Generation: (at least two strategies from pgs. 171-180)
2. Dialectical Responses
Assigned Readings: Argumentation-Persuasion (pgs. 148-154)
Purpose of Education






Process Analysis Paragraph Samples