WR65 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking II
 
CRN 14423  ♦  12:45pm - 02:35  MDR 120
 
 
Instructor: Jane Thielsen  jthielsen@cocc.edu  |  cocc.edu  


Please note: This is a general projection of assignments and may change.
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wk class in-class activity/material to do> Assignment (written work due) for next class --
1 M
1/6
intros, docs MLA class template -- MLA style | Search for the idea of "heroism," and the formal definition of "hero," and view Joseph Campbell and the The Hero's Journey" And Starwars | Campbell interview and transcript

to do for
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Write: A1 Type 250 wds.on what you already know about WWII and about the Native American experience since European arrivals. (for turn-in hard copy next class) Use MLA class template , avoid using "you," but no formal citing is needed. This is personal writing--not formal. but it must be typed...
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1/8
Discuss assignment -- Turn in A1- --review in-text citing, quotes, etc. and as needed Integrating source info.in-text MLA | YouTube tutorial on in-text citing--MLA(new) | another in-text tutorial |FYI-Signal Phrase chart   | Narration/Story/ Description (ND) | All but my Life  | Reading Journal template (use the reading journal to note what 5 sense data catches your attention, vocab. etc.)          to do> READ-Notes Narration Description  (ND)    Read-- 2 Part response | Write, using:  2-part response template focusing on the Narr.Desc.  qualities and heroic elements in the writing All but my Life  A2   -support w/evidence/references from Weissmann text. Define any words you aren't sure of. List them as you find them in the reading journal with a brief dictionary definition OR at the end of the response.  
2 M
1/13
|Discuss assignment-- review Notes on Reading Journals and partner/small groups | Turn in A2 - -review in-text citing, quotes, etc. and as needed Integrating source info.in-text MLA | YouTube tutorial on in-text citing--MLA(new) | another in-text tutorial |FYI-Signal Phrase chart    Define "catharsis"  in reading journal.    Read the transcript  George Lucas Mythology interview  with the Reading Journal.
to do
Read:  Zookeeper's Wife excerpts= A|Use the Reading-Journal as you read -- see> (select one row and merge the cells to enter the name of this new reading) to write a 2 Part response & template that focuses on: any heroic qualities and five sense data you can find in this reading. Give names, evidence and reasoning. Define any words you may not be sure of.
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1/15
 discuss reading, partner journals on reading/writing focus, then turn in  A3   Nicolas Winton links | Notes on Expository Essay 1  to do>  Read The Power of Good-- Story of Nicolas Winton What heroic elements and ND data can you find in this reading, Give names, evidence and reasoning---define vocabulary  
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1/20
College Closed: MLK Day; But, do Reading journals on reading focus The Power of Good--Story of Nicolas Winton and review other Winton links on main page section III 8 and 9 | rev. Notes on Expository (for Essay1)  review COCC databases
to do>
 2-part response (MLA template)  A4 On Winton material, (esp. heroic elements and ND data) use reading journal to help-- Define any  unknown words. AND think about some issues or topics to investigate & write about, regarding heroes. 
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1/22
turn in A4    | define xenophobia | discuss this focus question: What enables someone to choose to put him or her self at risk to help others? review heroic qualities: Topic Exp.+ Notes on Full Circle Writing  site for  Heroes of WWII     Notes on Expository (for Essay1)
to do> Notes on Full Circle Writing Write a 500+wd. draft identify/ l Notes on Expository (for Essay1) ist 2-3 possible sources.  Finding good sources  | COCC databases | Topic Exp. -find a starting thesis sentence in Part 6
suggestions fo E1 topic : Heroes of WWII   and Search for:  The Ghost Army | How Gen. Patton Saved Lipizzaner Horses, and more??
4 M
1/27
Expand draft  Notes on Expository (for Essay1) to 700-750wds. and id. at least 2 sources for support.--Types of periodicals/ articles-Peer Reviewed, etc | GoogleBks/ periodicals | JStor.org | Thesis guidelines |  to do> Complete a final Topic Exp. for  A5  -- JStor.org | GoogleBks/periodicals- | Thesis guidelines  | Bring a rough draft of E1 Notes on Expository (for Essay1) to next class for peer edit.  Signal Phrases1
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1/29
Work on E1 essay, sources, Citation Producer - Citation Builder | conference on draft-- peer edit --
Next class Turn in E1, a draft, peer edit,  A5 and Process writing
to do> Finalize E1-WWII/hero paper-- scoring form "-Review Thesis guidelines
5 M
2/3
Turn in E1 packet: the final version, an early draft, a peer edit,  A5 and Process writing.  Review general basics of Native American Genocide
No written assignment, but search for some background of Native American populations before European arrival.
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2/5
 A6 - DO 2-part response w/citing to Genocide in America
work on using Signal Phrases 
6 M
2/10
review and discuss A6 | review using Signal Phrases2 | |easybib.com | Survey:
 https://cocc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3rKYYH5JMcHWo5
 

to do> integrating sources into a draft as authoritative evidence
--DO 2-part response w/citing A7 to What US Founding Fathers Learned from NA
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2/12
Work on/finish A7 --2-part response w/citing to What US Founding Fathers Learned from NA | Review integrating sources into a draft and citing.  Watch A National Focus on Atrocity

to do> Do 2-part response A8 to  A National Focus on Atrocity

Citation Machine | Knightcite | Signal Phrases1 | Signal Phrases 2


7 M
2/17
 Discuss A8 and turn in |   Read Abstract of "Treatment of NA and What Nazi May Have Learned"  &  How America's History of
 Slavery and Genocide Inspired Nazi Plans and use Reading-Journal (Template) to navigate this this assignment
to do> Work on A9 - a 2-part response w/citing >> on the Abstract of "Treatment of NA and What Nazi May Have Learned"  &  How America's History of  Slavery and Genocide Inspired Nazi Plans --
W
2/19
Discuss A9  then A9pt2 300wds--Which essay do you believe and why? Support with evidence cited from the essays. Practice signal phrases and citing. to do> Finish A9 part 2
8
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2/24
  • Chief Seattle's Speech- most authentic version | Campbell transcript version  |  Chief Seattle's Reply |

  • and  Blessings and Curses.. | Teaching Kids re: Genocide
    to do   A10 Blessings and Curses... and do a 2 Part response w/citing to that article.
    W

    2/26

    Discuss A10  and  the Hero's Journey in the context of WWII and Native American losses to prepare for Essay 2: a 1000wd paper, w/ 3-5 sources (1-2 peer reviewed) on some  facet of NA:    a hero, heroic action (by anyone) about NA or the experience of Native Americans. Include as relevant Campbell's elements of the heroic journey 

    to do> E2   Try some of these Brain-storming ideas to identify possible topics. Bring in at least 2-3 possible topics--make notes as needed. Do  a Topic Exp. on the topic focus you want. Check Google searches, etc. and  COCC peer rev databases to find possible sources for evidence for most likely topic. Copy/paste information on best ones in notes or reading journal.     More on finding databases:
    For Peer Reviewed sources > COCC databases  >  All databases > Academic Search Premier (be sure to check the boxes for "Full Text " and "Peer Reviewed") FYI: Searching on Google Scholar  may not return enough articles on-topic.
    9 M
    3/2

    do a Topic Exp. on your topic and from Part 6, make a working thesis

    More E2 TOPIC ideas: For NA heroes search for Chief Joseph, Sacagawea, war chiefs, recent NA heroes like Russell Means, events like the Lakota pipeline, cultural heritage, and lots more--just search! 

    Basic Paper Builder Worksheet |
    Position Paper Work Page.docx
    to do>
  • Position Paper Work Page.docx   WITH a working list of sources. 1-2 must be PEER REVIEWED.

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    3/4

    refine the-Topic Exp.  | Position Paper Work Page.docx to do> research sources
    10 M
    3/9

    Workshop day --peer edit  Proofing Gd.   | scoring form| Final study guide |
    Comma Splices/Fused Sentences  More sentences review  
    to do>     research sources
    W
    3/11

    Bring draft -peer edit of  E2  grammar, punctuation, etc. scoring form |  Final study guide | Comma Splices/Fused Sentences | More sentences review | Citing Practice  | End of Term REQUIRED WR65 Survey
      work on paper

    Finalize E2--Study for exam   Final study guide|
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    3/18

    Turn in  E2 including Final and rough draft, completed peer edit, completed TopicExp and Position Paper Work Page, Process writing ( + any other evidence of paper development           Final Exam  W 1PM-3PM
     PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE FINAL EXAM MEETING.
    Instead, assemble a digital "packet" of the final, corrected paper and ALL developing materials for E2.  Phone-scan any hand written notes, etc. and include them in the packet. BE SURE to include a comprehensive
    Process Writing for the last paper development and the class as a whole. This should be grouped in one folder titled "65FINAL+your last name." Right-click the folder and click the choice to "compress" or "zip" the folder.  Send the zipped folder "packet" via COCC email--not Bb--to: jthielsen@cocc.edu by mid-night of the finalexam date: W 3/18/20. Grades will be posted in Bobcat by 3/26/20,  Stay well and safe!

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