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ENG 594 9: Antiracist Writing Assessment

Today’s Plan: Quick Reading: Inoue’s grading contract Assessment Exercise Discussion: Inoue Break Syllabus Review Paper 3 Final List (let’s just add final 2 and 3 together) Homework Exercise After we have read the grading contract, I would like you to … Continue reading

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ENG 122 9.1: Analogies

Today’s Plan: Paper 4 Topics Analogies Homework Paper 4 Topic Exercise As we move forward to paper #4, I wanted to spend some time thinking about what’s in the news/in the now for our major topics this week. Education Politics/Technology … Continue reading

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ENG 594 8: Politics in the Classroom

Today’s Plan: Final Paper #2 Feedback List Readings Observation Appointments Break Syllabus Review Homework Final Paper #2 Feedback List I made another google doc. Add links to your students’ second final papers. I’ll be working with these on Thursday. Readings … Continue reading

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ENG 122 8.1: Logos and Statistics Continued

Today’s Plan: Draft 3: Google Drive Permission Messy Paragraphs PEW Center Exercise Leggo My Logos Reading Paragraphs Exercise Homework Volunteers Messy Paragraphs One point. Last week I said if you write a paragraph that has more than one idea, then … Continue reading

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ENG 594 7: Paper Feedback

Today’s Plan: Spring Assignments Update the 122 Discourse Community Writers doc with Final essay #2 Something Weird Observations Scott’s Paper Paper Feedback Break Teaching Presentation: Williams and Bizup Teaching Presentation: Paraphrase Syllabus Review Homework Now with more reading! Spring Assignments … Continue reading

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ENG 122 7.1: Roadmapping, Paraphrasing, Statistics

Today’s Plan: No class on Thursday Oct 5th Crucible is seeking contributions Reviewing Papers Paraphrasing Using Statistics Homework Crucible I got the following email: Good morning! I’m Erika Siebring, secretary for UNC’s student-run art and literary magazine “The Crucible.” I’m … Continue reading

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ENG 122: 6.1 Workshopping

Today’s Plan: Rhetorical Concept: Kairos Workshopping Index Card Questions Homework Rhetorical Concept: Kairos The textbook definition of kairos is “right place, right time.” But time here means something different than we tend to think of it (as chronos, the quantitative … Continue reading

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ENG 594 6: Paper Day #1

Today’s Plan: How goes it? 594 syllabus updates Syllabus Review Christina on Kairos Break Paper Day Homework How Goes It? In addition to your questions and responses, I want to know: How did the class comments go? Feedback? Reactions? How … Continue reading

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ENG 122 5.2: Drafting and Commenting

Today’s Plan: Attendance Draft #2 Commenting Writing Time Homework Draft #2 Rubric Draft #2 is due this weekend. This should be a link to a Google Doc file, shared with my insignificantwrangler@gmail.com email address. You may also submit a word.docx. … Continue reading

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Eng 122 5.1: First Sentences

Today’s Plan: I’m Worried First Sentences exercise Brainstorming Week 2 Draft Topics First Sentences 20, maybe 30 words. That’s all you get. That is your opportunity to grab someone’s attention before they close your tab or click the next link. … Continue reading

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