11/16: Discuss plagiarism, documentation of sources, final project
HW: Read Patterns 597-610, p. 610-611 Patterns, Purpose and Audience 1-4, Style and Structure 1-7
11/17: LAB: Continue research
11/18: Continue argument; argument activity
11/20: Plagiarism quiz, continue argumentation and research
HW: Read Patterns 613-620, create a working Works Cited page for your research/arg. essay. You must have THREE entries in MLA format
Journal Assignment: p. 611 Patterns, Vocabulary project
11/23: Continue Research and Argumentation
11/24: LAB: Evaluating sources: find one journal article, one book, and one internet article on your research topic. Create a Works Cited for each of these in MLA format. You may substitute the internet article, book or journal article for a newspaper article.
HW: Read Patterns 763-784; begin drafting R/A essay
11/25: NO CLASS
HW: Continue drafting R/A essay—you need at least introduction, thesis, and four full body paragraphs for 11/30
11/27: NO CLASS
Journal Assignment: p. Write one page discussing your role in the desired outcomes of your group project. What will you personally do to achieve these goals? What obstacle/s to these goals do you anticipate confronting and overcoming?
11/30: Workshop, continue research and argumentation, begin presentations
HW: Read Patterns 623-632, Writing Workshop 1, 2, or 3 p. 633-634
12/1: LAB: In MLA format, write an example of a paraphrase, a summary, and a direct quote from a journal article, a newspaper article, and an internet article, in no particular order. Cut and paste the original source material onto the document you turn in. These sources do not necessarily have to be related to your research topic. Make sure you introduce each entry with a signal phrase and follow each quote/summary with an in-text citation.
HW: Continue drafting R/A essay—You need at least three pages for 12/2.
12/4: Quiz on readings, discuss readings, presentations
Journal Assignment: Write one page on how your writing has changed throughout the semester. Do you still need to improve in some areas? What is one thing you do well when it comes to writing?
12/7: Workshop, final project presentations
HW: Read Patterns 635-647
12/8: LAB: TBA
12/9: Research argumentation essay due; Journals Due; final project presentations; review for final
1211: No Class
Final Exam: Monday, December 14, 6-7:50 a.m.
*All scheduled tasks are subject to change