WR60 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking I
(Alice) Jane Thielsen
 CRN 45316
MW 5:45-7:35PM  Redmond  RM 218
 Assignments |  Syllabus

Office Hours:
Redmond RTEC 218 -MW 5:00- 5:30pm

email is the best contact
  jthielsen@cocc.edu
NOTICES:
11/24/21-- NO CLASS

This just a quick note to let you know that I do not have COVID, only allergies! So, we will meet next Monday as usual. Please have a fully developed, printable draft of essay 2, for peer editing and conferences.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Jane

11/22/21  - I am coming down with a cold, so there will be no class meeting tonight. Please continue to work through the assignments and the stages of Essay 2.  Please use email to send anything you want feedback on, or for any questions you have. Please stay safe!  Jane


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LINKS TO COURSE ESSENTIALS

MLA class template

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Encyclopedia

Online Writing Lab.= OWLwriting guide/handbook

Writing Commons Open Text

Topic Exploration Form | Brainstorming

Two-Part Response | 2-part response MLA template

Reading Journal notes | Reading Journal template

Basic Essay and Position Paper Guide 

Glossary form

Process Writing Guide

COCC Barber Library online student resources

COCC library citing guide|  KnightCite |Citation Producer | Citation Machine | Bibme

GENERAL NOTES and supports

Notes on Giving Credit

Notes on Narration

Notes on Story

Notes on Expository

Notes on Definition

Notes on Description

Notes on Analysis Essay

Notes on Persuasive Writing

Notes on Persuasion/Reasoning

Notes on Argument

Notes on Full Circle Writing


SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH & DOCUMENTATION

Research COCC Library

COCC Library Citing Guides

Types of periodicals/articles-Peer Reviewed, etc.

ID of Credible Sources-OWL 

KnightCite | Citation Producer | Bibme | Citation Machine | easybib

Signal Phrases1 | Signal Phrases 2

Exercise to avoid plagiarism 

MLA Tutorial animation

Google Scholar  

Online Etymology Dictionary

Wikipedia for general information only 

Top Documentaries |Super Volcano Documentary e.g. of description, narrative, citing

Google list of sites for "Sayings"- title ideas

LINKS FOR GRAMMAR/PUNCTUAION

Online Writing Lab.= OWL- guide to everything writing

Basic Sentence Review  -- You Tubes

Harvard College Writing Center links

UNC Writing handouts

English Verb Tenses Table-handout

Capital C.C. grammar and exercises

Capital C.C. on the verb "to be"

CCC Contents for grammar

Sentence Error Signals

Sentence Diagramming-| workbook on diagramming

OWL on Verbals

Verbals: Gerunds

GRAMMAR BYTES--interactive Practice

On Rhetoric

                   --Brian Greene, Steven Pinker, Noam Chomski

         

Thematic Focus: The Personal is Universal: Know Thyself
 Notes for Focus 1    
Thematic Focus: Education: Place and People
 Notes for Focus 2

 READINGS/EXAMPLES FOR WRITING

I. READINGS AND RESEARCH TOPICS FOR ESSAY/FOCUS #2:

EDUCATING OURSELVES   

II. COLONISTS Into in the West

III. THE LAND WE SEE

       IV. Current History

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