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ASSIGNMENTS WR121 CRN 25094 PRI 114  3:15-5:05PM SPRING 2022 Thielsen  

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intros, docs MLA class template | MLA style / Response writing--annotation--defining key wds/titles-- Description  Narrative | Reflective | Commons Text    FacesEx.

Read and take notes (annotate) re: key ideas you find in Description  Narrative and  Reflective notes-AND then type 100-250wds about WHY THESE KINDS OF WRITING CAN BE VERY IMPORTANT. [OPTIONAL Try MLA class template & use standard intro. (also part of template) to identify the material.]

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--Discuss assignment-|
-in class read Lenses as e.g. of Descriptive, Narrative and Reflective writing.& finding Theme | Aesops Fables
--review in-text citing, quotes, etc. and as needed.  Excellent help> YouTube:  Integrating source info.in-text MLA  | another in-text tutorial    |FYI-Signal Phrase chart as needed|

 -READ-- re-read Lenses -- WRITE: Complete  the following questions on this Word document and (using subheadings) ( fields of study )  = A1  

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-read/discuss  A1 writing/reading - -Turn in A1
 Notes on the thesis sentence-
 UNCThesis sentence (statement) guidance
-Read: Previous class material as needed  and for  A2  Analysis of a Photo exercise.docx LO:1,2,3,4 
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- review Notes on: Narration | Story | Reflection - print-out & turn in A2
READ--"Night Fright (a chapter w/o title on p.20-21 of Dillard's An American Childhood) on web page.and discuss  how this writing uses 5 sense description,  and reflection (thoughtful analysis) to convey the author's experience and discuss "larger ideas"  like how we make sense of the world. Citation Machine.net -MLA8   Citation Producer -manual entry only  

READ-"Night Fright"chapter-pages 20-23 of An American Childhood, Dillard
WRITE  A3 (Start with the standard intro)MLA Template.doc,  Discuss in 250-300 wds how this writing uses 5 sense (even the kinds if possible) of Description, Reflection (thoughtful analysis) & Narration (the sequence of information) to convey the author's experience and discuss "larger ideas" such as how humans make sense of the world. Review previous notes links as needed. For Works Cited list it's ok to use  Citation Machine.net -MLA 8 and MANUALentry.only! LO:1,5
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 turn-in A3 Read [Chopin PBS library version] & review  Emotions in "The Story of an Hour." | Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper | Choosing a text  | Analyzing Fiction |
Read:Writing in Literature  &  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper - also main 121 page  Support/stories for Essay 1, | Choosing a text 
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-Discuss assignment & intro. Carver,  Atwood & Berger and l example of many others as possible choices for E1 focus  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper  | Choosing a text from Little Seagull hb | Story chart | Theme
-peer reviewed articles as evidence,  9 steps to writing about fiction
Research COCC databases for possible sources, [new GOOD guidance] JStor.org | GoogleBks/periodicals-,then, as needed, review Chopin & paper that analyzes it | Guide to Lit.Analysis paper   |Story chart & Topic Exploration Form=A4 (OK to do in next class) LO:1,2,3,4,5,6,7
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 turn in-A4-   Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper | How/when to Cite | Signal Phrase | Citing Guide | COCC data bases | full circle essay  | Sample MLA paper  LOOP/"PART 6" AND "THEME" IN STORY CHART SHOW WHAT FIELD OF STUDY TO FIND SUPPORTING EVIDENCE FOR. e.g. THEME of "loss," > psych/philosophy | samples of peer-reviewed "litcrit" papers
From A4 identify one term or word that characterizes the point or main theme of the story. Then determine what field of study it might be part of (e.g. If the story is about depression that would be part of the field of Psychology.)  Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper
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Review Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper. When the Theme is clear, search for the web information on that theme, like "depression and psychology." Check COCC data bases for peer review papers that may be related to Guide to writing about Lit--| How and When to Cite | Sample peer rev.lit paper |  Position Paper guide |. LO:1,2,3,5
Find 3-5 sources to support reasons and start the 750-1000wd. rough draft of E1  literary journal , Humanities sources, youtube tutorial, | JStor.org | Google Scholar, GoogleBks/periodicals-, How and When to Cite | Sample peer rev.lit paper-draft of E1
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 Main Guide to Lit.Analysis paper | How and When to Cite | basic MLA8 elements of source information | Position Paper guide | Peer Edit form | COCC data bases  | Sample peer rev.lit paper  | turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft, peer edit, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exploration Form &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form  
Finish  E1 expand to c.1000wds (4-5pgs). Review-How and When to Cite, MLA Sample Paper w/notes and turn-in packet made up of: final version on top>rough draft,  Peer Edit form |, outline (opt) + A4, (Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop) &  last, a process writing) FYI  E1 scoring form  LO:1,3,5,6,7
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TURN IN E1  -- Notes on E2, writing about/ explaining a concept.
Find a concept or word  to explain, starting w
/brief "glossing":
[see def 2]
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a word/idea.  A Definition Essay for this assignment is a 1250-1500wd. mix of  expository, narrative, reflective, including definitions/ word history and 5+ outside sources. Here is a non-documented (narrative-reflective) example and explanation of The Informal Definition Essay.
Also see
OED word stories |  story-quality | sample Exploring a Word |   
Consult/review  Notes on E2, writing about/ explaining a concept  and use Exploring a Word to guide a more complete understanding a possible term--can be used to narrow your choices. Assignment: think, etc. about a Big Idea to explore. What ever word/idea you choose must have a completed word exploring exercise: Exploring a WordSee also  E2 supports on main page, OED word stories | story-quality
-- write for
A5   do full Exploring a Word and a Topic Exp.  Loop of the word/concept; find initial thesissee E2 supports on main page &  Word Roots |  Prefix/Suffix chart | Etymology Dictionary |    
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turn-in A5 Discuss narrowing and focusing issues, "Sandwiching" source material between a Signal Phrase and end-cite. Initial bibliography to find citing terms for use in essay.  Definition Essay HOW-TO |  sample Exploring a Word
Develop early outline or list of ideas, sources, connections (optional) of E2 | Credible Sources |  Definition Essay How To

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 problem solving, etc. FYI-The Color of Saying - Ackerman- Definition Essay How-To | Formal summary.doc of one possible source: Example Summary youtubes: guide to summary | another guide to summary
 Work on finding sources to support some aspect of the essay's ideas, the rough draft and WC list
Formal summary  A6 of one peer reviewed source Example Summary 
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turn-in A6  Sample MLA paper | Notes on writing about/explaining a concept | |Definition Essay How-To | Citing EX    

Work on E2 and review any notes/examples to date:  Sample MLA paper  and .E2notes (again...), Be sure to format the Works Cited for MLA citations, so in-text cites will match their listings. Bring print-out of full draft and WC for next class peer editing

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turn-in A6  problem solve | Review grammar/ mechanics as needed | using/citing images in paper. Check current thesis sentence to verify the focus word, and 2-3 aspects of it that you will support with outside sources. Citing dictionary definitionsNotes on writing about/explaining a concept | |Definition Essay HOW-TO  | Sample MLA paper | ExposDef.Scoring form | peer edit Definition Essay How-

 Sample MLA paper  and .E2notes (again...),Proofing Gd.| 1250-1500 wd. final draft, with 3-5 sources (2 peer reviewed), Turn-in Packet Contents + A4, A5 and A6 (even if graded) and FYI  Expos Def.Scoring form--Review COCC library guide to citing | Dictionary definitions are treated like an article that has no title. The word itself is the article title. In the parenthetical cite to the def., the word and the number of the definition should be included.  Review sample papers as guides to E2  Paper on "Migraine [in APA not MLA so don't use years or commas  in the cites for this paper...]

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 work on the final version of the definition essay.COCC library guide to citing [citation makers @bottom//best is  | In MLA8, dictionary definitions are treated like an article that has no title, so the word itself is the article title. Review sample papers on Notes on E2 as guides for this paper. Paper on "Migraine" is not in MLA, but good to see when to cite.

COCC library guide to citing| Dictionary definitions are treated like an article that has no title. The word itself is the article title. In the parenthetical cite to the def., the word and the number of the definition should be included.  Review sample papers as guides to E2 Paper on "Migraine.
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 Turn in packet for E2--   Notes for E3-- PersuasiveOpEd/Arg | Guide to Argument |ad to analyze.=A7/A8

 

Find a topic to sound-off about in an OP-ED
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discuss 
A9= MLA8 Ann.Bib  of 5+ possible sources | Annotated Bib.Youtube  &  AnnbibTemplate as a .docx .
complete  A9 = 5 sources to support your OP-ED thesis.
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Turn in A9=Annotated Bibliography of the sources in OpEd that have actually been used as evidence in your Op-Ed.  Use a  Signal Phrase to name the source.

  Refine Op-Ed and be sure the sources in the signal phrases match the first word in their alphabetical bibliography listing. 

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Work on Op-Ed and include your support sources with  Signal Phrases only--not in parenthesis, but with enough info. that links them to their listing in the ann.bib. Trade copies of the unfinished Op-Ed by email and complete a peer edit of the Op-Ed. Then return both to the author.
FYI- Scoring Form for this assignment

continue Op-Ed polishing  (Thomas on Punctuation ;-)  Making a hyperlink to the Ann.Bib. will be part of the assignment. Step1: go to the biblio.listing. Click beside the name of the each sourse. (2) from the Menu bar, go to Insert and choose bookmark (3)add a name for the bookmark and click Apply / ok. When all sources have a their own bookmarks, go to the signal phrases in the Op-Ed. Select the source, right-click the selection and choose "hyperlink." Go to the bookmark list and choose the one that fits. Click ok and now the source in the op-ed should link to the source listing.

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Finalize OpEd and make hyperlinks from sources in the to their listing in the sources list. Making a hyperlink to the Ann.Bib. will be part of the assignment. Step1: go to the biblio.listing. Click beside the name of the each sourse. (2) from the Menu bar, go to Insert and choose bookmark (3)add a name for the bookmark and click Apply / ok. When all sources have a their own bookmarks, go to the signal phrases in the Op-Ed. Select the source, right-click the selection and choose "hyperlink." Go to the bookmark list and choose the one that fits. Click ok and now the source in the op-ed should link to the source listing.  FYI- Scoring Form for this assignment
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 FYI- Scoring Form for this assignment   Turn in finished OpEd E3  and all developing material+Process Writing

Final Day--3:00-5:00 PM--

 A1 Lenses questions

A2   complete the Analysis of a Photo exercise.docx  [Asssignment Not completed . X it. ]

A3   how humans make sense of the world in "Night Fright" excerpt

A4  |Story chart & Topic Exp. Loop on story for E1 

A5   do full Exploration of a Word

A6   Formal summary  of one peer reviewed source for E2 

A7/A8  ad and completed analysis form

A9    Annotated Bibliography