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    Write: WLE: #16: “Preparing to sell your stance”
    Write: Essay #4 due for Peer Review 5/24
    Read:HW: Read: "Bears Discover
    We will work on using outside sources and quoting from texts in class. I know I told you I would give you a writing assignment for this, but instead we will work on it in class on Monday.
    Week 11
    M, 5/24
    Due: Essay #4 First draft due for peer review
    Work on quote sandwhiching in class.
    Complete at home for wednesday.

    We will work on using outside sources and quoting from texts in class. I know I told you I would give you a writing assignment for this, but instead we will work on it in class on Monday.
    DescribeCompose 3 well-developed body paragraphs in response to the three questions placed on the board in class. They follow below as well:
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    || Read: "'Repent Harrlequin! said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison.
    Write 2-3 well-developed body paragraphs to answer the following about this story and make sure that each of those paragraphs contains at least one quote or paraphrase. You will have to figure out where a paragraph break should occur. Be sure to focus on quote usage and sandwiching and follow model paragraph structure -- this means you should be actively studying at those materials while you write):
    How does this society justify its laws? What is the society’s argument for its roles, laws and standards? What is the situation

    Due Wednesday
    in this society against which the Harlequin directs his protest? What is his argument? Should we view the form of protest the Harlequin chooses as responsible or irresponsible? Is it successful? Is it justified?class after conferencing.
    Do not forget your conference time with me.

    W, 5/26
    ACT Retest in class, 9:15 AM
    Conferencing in my office, MB14, between 9:00 AM and Noon. Then reconvene in class. Don't forget to conference with me. This is mandatory.
    Due: Last day to turn in Evaluation Draft of Essay #3.
    All of the following must be included:
    Evaluation Draft of Essay, Postwrite #2, Essay Map, Second Draft of Essay, Postwrite #1, First Draft of Essay, Peer Review Sheet
    Due: Essay #4 Second draft due to instructor.
    In Class: WLE: #15: “Prewriting the Cover Letter”
    Due Reading response for "Bears Discover Fire"
    You should be revising anyall essays you plan to include infor your Evaluation
    In your cover letter you should introduce your work to your reader and write at least one paragraph about each piece and what its strengths and weaknesses are. THis is essentially a five paragraph essay about your own work. Sell our work. Convince your readers of the merits of your work. Why did you write each piece? Who did you write it for? What inspired you? What frustrated you? How did you develop each piece?What do you love about each? What do you hate about each? What did you learn in the process of writing each? Why should your reader care?
    You have been given a formatting sheet. Follow it.
    Read: "'Repent Harrlequin! said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison.
    Write 2-3 well-developed body paragraphs to answer the following about this story and make sure that each of those paragraphs contains at least one quote or paraphrase. You will have to figure out where a paragraph break should occur (This means plan your essay using the essay map AND the quote sandwiching techniques). Be sure to focus on quote usage and sandwiching and follow model paragraph structure -- this means you should be actively studying at those materials while you write):
    How does this society justify its laws? What is the society’s argument for its roles, laws and standards? What is the situation in this society against which the Harlequin directs his protest? What is his argument? Should we view the form of protest the Harlequin chooses as responsible or irresponsible? Is it successful? Is it justified? Is the Harrlequin a hero or a fool?
    This Reading Response is due as a microsoft word attachment by email by midnight Saturday. **corbetttreece@gmail.com**

    Week 12
    M, 5/31
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    M, 5/24
    Due: Essay #4 First draft due for peer review
    Read: "'Repent Harrlequin! said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison.
    Write 2-3 paragraphs to answer the following (Focus
    We will work on quote usageusing outside sources and sandwiching):quoting from texts in class. I know I told you I would give you a writing assignment for this, but instead we will work on it in class on Monday.
    Describe the role technology plays in Terry Bisson’s “Bears Discover Fire.” What is the narrator’s relationship with technology? Does he like it, embrace it, hate it, fear it, feel indifferent towards it, celebrate it, reject it, resist it? How do you know? Support your answer with examples. How can the discovery of fire be equated with technological advancement? Describe what you take to be the narrator’s opinion of the bears’ discovery?
    || Read: "'Repent Harrlequin! said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison.
    Write 2-3 well-developed body paragraphs to answer the following about this story and make sure that each of those paragraphs contains at least one quote or paraphrase. You will have to figure out where a paragraph break should occur. Be sure to focus on quote usage and sandwiching and follow model paragraph structure -- this means you should be actively studying at those materials while you write):
    How does this society justify its laws? What is the society’s argument for its roles, laws and standards? What is the situation in this society against which the Harlequin directs his protest? What is his argument? Should we view the form of protest the Harlequin chooses as responsible or irresponsible? Is it successful? Is it justified?

    W, 5/26
    ACT Retest in class, 9:15 AM
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Sunday, May 23

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    WLE #11: Pitching the Free-Choice Essay
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    WLE #12: Post-Pitch Ponderings: Claims and Counterarguments
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    WLE #13: The Art of Introductory Paragraphs
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    WLE #15: Writing the Cover Letter (NOTE: This assignment has changed. This is the updated version)
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    WLE #15: PrewritingWriting the Cover Letter
    In-Class Entry: TBD
    (NOTE: This assignment has changed. This is the updated version)
    In your cover letter you should introduce your work to your reader and write at least one paragraph about each piece and what its strengths and weaknesses are. THis is essentially a five paragraph essay about your own work. Sell our work. Convince your readers of the merits of your work. Why did you write each piece? Who did you write it for? What inspired you? What frustrated you? How did you develop each piece? What do you love about each? What do you hate about each? What did you learn in the process of writing each? Why should your reader care?

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    Write: WLE: #16: “Preparing to sell your stance”
    Write: Essay #4 due for Peer Review 5/24
    Read: "Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson.
    We will work on using outside sources and quoting from texts in class. I know I told you I would give you a writing assignment for this, but instead we will work on it in class on Monday.

    Week 11
    M, 5/24
    Due: Essay #4 First draft due for peer review
    Read: "'Repent Harrlequin! said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison.
    Write 2-3 paragraphs to answer the following (Focus on quote usage and sandwiching):
    Describe the role technology plays in Terry Bisson’s “Bears Discover Fire.” What is the narrator’s relationship with technology? Does he like it, embrace it, hate it, fear it, feel indifferent towards it, celebrate it, reject it, resist it? How do you know? Support your answer with examples. How can the discovery of fire be equated with technological advancement? Describe what you take to be the narrator’s opinion of the bears’ discovery?

    W, 5/26
    ACT Retest in class, 9:15 AM
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    In Class: WLE: #15: “Prewriting the Cover Letter”
    You should be revising any essays you plan to include in your Evaluation Portfolio and working on your Cover Letter
    In your cover letter you should introduce your work to your reader and write at least one paragraph about each piece and what its strengths and weaknesses are. THis is essentially a five paragraph essay about your own work. Sell our work. Convince your readers of the merits of your work. Why did you write each piece? Who did you write it for? What inspired you? What frustrated you? How did you develop each piece?What do you love about each? What do you hate about each? What did you learn in the process of writing each? Why should your reader care?
    You have been given a formatting sheet. Follow it.

    Week 12
    M, 5/31
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    Get your Evaluation Portfolios together for 6/2.
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    Due: Evaluation
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    working on revising your Cover
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    M, 6/7
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    DUE: Second Draft of Research paper due to instructor with new Annotated bibliography (4 page minimum, 3 source minimum, placeholders accepted).
    Postwrite #1 must also be handed in and I need to see the rough draft and the peer review sheets as well, so all of the following must be turned in at this time (and in this order):
    Postwrite #1 (new)
    Second Draft of Research Paper (new)
    Revised Annotated Bibliography (with ALL sources)
    [All previous materials:
    First Rough Draft
    Peer Review Sheets for First Draft]

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    Week 11
    M, 5/24
    Due: Third Rough Draft Due with full Works Cited page for Peer Review
    Work in class
    Work more on peer reviewing papers. Attach completed Peer Review sheet to back of draft.avoiding plagiarism
    Second drafts returned.
    Homework: Read all!!!

    Get your Nearly Final Draft together for 5/26.
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    the source forlderfolder together and
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    Cover Letter.
    Revise Outline to reflect most recent organization.
    Revise Annotated Bibliography if necessary (received below 20 points on previous draft.) The last opportunity you have to turn these in is Wednesday 5/26 and I will NOT accept final drafts from students who have not turned in this work. All students must give me a new outline on wednesday. ALL!!!

    These new materials will all be attached to the collection of previous drafts and materials.
    W, 5/26
    Work Due: Read ALL!!!
    Due: Nearly Final (Rough) Draft due for peer review.
    PolishDue: Last chance to turn in Revised annotated bibliography (required if you scored below 20 points on previous annotated bib)
    Due: new draft of Working Outline. For those of you who turned in an outline before, this will be a second draft. For those of you who did not turn in an outline (WLE #7), this is an opportunity to get it right. I will NOT accept final drafts on 6/2 from students who have not turned in outlines by this date (5/26). This is your absolute last chance to get in the annotated bibliography and an outline.
    Homework: READ ALL!!!
    Polish essay
    for final
    Complete Postwrite #2 and hand in with final draft next Wednesday. Postwrites are available on this site in the section "ENG103 -- Documents, Handouts, Materials" in the subsection "Important Documents."
    YourI WILL NOT accept essays that do not come accompanied by postwrite #2. I will not accept emailed versions of any materials.
    Your
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    June 2. I will not accept essays that do not come accompanied by a source folder.
    I WILL NOTwill not accept essays from students who did not give me a passing annotated bibliography or a new working outline on 5/26.
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    do not have postwrites.include a Works Cited page.
    I will not accept new drafts from students who did not give me a second draft on 5/19.

    The new draft and the new postwrite will be attached to the top of the previous drafts.
    I will not accept any essays by email, so follow all instructions and bring all necessary materials to class next time we meet. There is ZERO room for mistake here.
    Make sure you check the formatting instructions in the handbook and that your essay is formatted perfectly following these instructions. Many of you have not bothered to even attempt to format your essays correctly. Points will be lost for incorrectly formatted essays. This is standard practice. Read the instructions in the handbook and follow. Read instructions for the work due on wednesday 6/2 as well. You need to bring 3 drafts of your essay, and there are special instructions about labeling them, so read the instructions below for work due 6/2.

    Week 12
    M, 5/31
    No Classes
    W, 6/2
    Work Due:
    DUE: Final Draft !!!!!! Three Drafts
    Postwrite #2 must also be handed in with this draft.
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    Source Folder
    One of these is due to the instructor, so it should be complete, with appropriate name and header and should include all the materials listed above.
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    evaluate your portfolio.)essay.)
    Homework:

    You have now received a copy of two student’s Final Drafts. At home, read the students’ work and evaluate it based on the Portfolio Scoring Criteria.
    Write 1-2 paragraphs justifying your score.
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Monday, May 17

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    Write: WLE #11: “Pitching the Free Choice Essay”
    Complete "Support" section of Effective Paragraphs Packet
    Week 10
    M, 5/17
    Second draft of Essay # 3 will be returned.
    Create essay map for Essay #3 to be handed in with evaluation draft.
    In Class: Get together with your peer review group and compare notes for Free Choice essay plans.
    THEN: Write: WLE #14: “Post-Pitch Ponderings: Claims and Counterarguments”
    Read: “Introductions and Conclusions”
    Read: Model Essay, TBD"Robot Dreams" by Isaac Asimov
    (found in ENC101 Documents, Handouts, Materials)
    Write a 1-2 page reading response:
    Part 1(Write 1 well developed paragraph -- using the Effective Paragraphs model)): First describe the society in which Elvex lives and describe his role in this society. What do robots do in this society? How do they fit in? What is their purpose? How can you tell? (Use at least one quote from the story to support or provide textual evidence for your claims)
    Part II (Write 1 well developed paragraph): Why does the story end the way that it does? What makes it necessary for the story to end in this way? What made Elvex so dangerous?For this, you will likely find it necessary to describe his dream. Does it remind you of anything? Can you think of any paralells between this and other stories? (Use at least one quote from the story to support or provide textual evidence for your claims)
    Model Paragraph Stucture:
    1) Topic Sentence (a claim)
    2) Explain and expand topic sentence
    3) Provide evidence or support (esp: a contextualized quote)
    4) Analyze/explain/ Unpack evidence
    5) Conclude (link to TS or thesis)

    Write: WLE #15: “The Art of the Introductory Paragraph”
    W, 5/19
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    M, 5/24
    Due: Essay #4 First draft due for peer review
    Write: Essay #4 Second Draft due to Instructor 5/26
    W, 5/26
    ACT Retest in class, 9:15 AM
    Due: Last day to turn in Evaluation Draft of Essay #3.
    All of the following must be included:
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    Postwrite #2, Essay Map, Second Draft
    Due: Essay #4 Second draft due to instructor.
    In Class: WLE: #15: “Prewriting the Cover Letter”
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    6:59 am

Tuesday, May 11

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    {Descriptive Writing and Examples 2.docx.pdf}
    {Definition Essays, from the OWL.pdf}
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    -- Models and Literature
    {White, E.B. -- Once More to the Lake.pdf}
    {Orwell, George -- Politics and the English Language.pdf}
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