WR65 RHETORIC AND CRITICAL THINKING II  FALL 2022
CRN 45266_45520    TTH 10:15-12:05

Jane Thielsen, M.A.I.S. Instructor    
email:
jthielsen@cocc.edu


Office Hours: TTH by arrangement
  
 Central Oregon Community College


Assignments      Syllabus
Heroism in the Face of Genocide and Warfare: WWII and Frontier America
Greek Philosopher Aristotle argued that tragedy cleansed
the heart through pity and terror, purging us of our petty
concerns and worries by making us aware that there can be
nobility in suffering. He called this experience “catharsis”.
 ♦ COURSE ESSENTIALS ♦
  1. Official MLA Resource Site

  2. MLA class template

  3. Two-Part Response | 2-part response MLA template

  4. Notes on Reading-Journals | Reading-Journal (Template) 

  5. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster

  6. Online Writing Lab.= OWL  writing handbook

  7. Topic Exploration/Developer

  8. Research COCC Library

  9. Step-by-step Documented Paper Guide

  10. Basic Essay & Position Paper Guide

                        
III.     WWII -- Heroes and Surviving Genocide
  1. Why the Germans Chose Poland to Invade

  2. German invasion of Poland-youtube

  3. WWII- background, maps, etc.

  4. Maps of Possible Nazi (Axis) Invasion of the USA

  5. Learning Site for Students

  6. Zookeeper's Wife excerpt |  Warsaw Ghetto

  7. Real footage of Polish Jewish--Summer 1939

  8. The Power of Good-- Story of Nicolas Winton | N.W. Interview  |

  9.  A Winton Child | Winton's Daughter | 60 Minutes

  10. Other Rescuers | Denmark's Rescue |

  11. Holocaust Survivor And Her Story-- Helena Zuber

  12. Elie Wiesel --Perils of Indifference

  13. Maria Hausman's video of COCC visit

  14. Heroes of WWII

I. GENERAL CLASS RESOURCES
  1. On Brainstorming 

  2. Process Writing Guide

  3. Notes on Narration

  4. Notes on Story

  5. Story Chart

  6. Notes on Description

  7. Notes on Structure--Full circle Writing / Collages

  8. Citing Practice2p.

  9. Signal Phrases handout

  10. Model/sample MLA paper w/note


                           

IV.   Native Americans Surviving Genocide
 II. Grammar and Words
  1.  UNC Writing handouts

  2. Capital C.C. grammar and exercises

  3. CCC Writing/Grammar Gd.

  4. OWL Writing Guide

  5.  Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster

  6. Word Roots English Language

  7. Finding the Components of a Sentence

  8. More on Pronouns

  9. Notes on Sentence Errors | Quixote/Sentence Rx

  10. Help for sentence errors

  11. Sentence Diagramming

  12. OWL on the Paragraph

  13. Paragraph transitions (video)

  14. Grammar Bytes--interactive Practice

  15. Verbals: Gerunds

  16. OWL on Verbals

V. RESEARCH RESOURCES
  1. Research COCC Library

  2. How to Avoid Plagiarism

  3. Google Books Online

  4. Google Scholar

  5. Evaluating websites tutorial

  6. Integrating evidence from source

  7. Citation makers | Citation Producer | Citation Machine | Citation Builder | Easybib | Bibme | knightcite

  8. Exercise to avoid plaigarism

  9. MLA Tutorial animation --(excellent)

  10. youtube citing tutorial

  11. Online Etymology Dictionary

  12. Etymological abbreviations

  13. Dictionary/Thesaurus | MerriamWebster

  14. Britannica Online

  15. Wikipedia--not for formal citing

  16. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  17. RefDesk

  18. Top Documentaries

  19. Sayings and Quotes

                       
All materials developed by Jane Thielsen copyright 2022 : other materials available under Fair Use guidelines for students in this course only: all rights reserved