Schedule

Date: Reading Due: Writing Due: In-Class:
M-1/9 First day of class—Get situated; Ecology brainstorm; Syllabus, Group work with key terms; Project 1 introduced; blog set up/first blog and Ecology Map assigned; think about discourse community & genres for Project 1
W-1/11 Wayne Writer (36-51); Swales “Concept of a Discourse Community” Blog 1-Response to W.W. and Swales; hand-drawn Ecology Map (first draft) Reading discussion; PMHF think-pair-share; Genre Analysis mini-lesson; decide on discourse community, brainstorm genres
M-1/16 MLK DAY!!

No class

MLK DAY!!

No class

MLK DAY!!

No class

W-1/18 “Shitty First Drafts” by Anne Lamott Blog 2-Response to Lamott; Bring in Genres from discourse community Annotation Practice with genres brought in; Discuss Lamott; sketch out SFD plan for Project 1 (Claim + Evidence); Reflection Journal 1;
M-1/23 Answers for Box 2.1 for All 3 Genre Samples Draft planning; Reflection mini-lesson/simulations; conference sign-up!; Reflection Journal 2
W-1/25 Shitty First Draft of Project 1 Due (to Bb) Mandatory conferences in Nicole’s office!
M-1/30 Genre Analysis Reader Review Draft Due (print out and bring to class); Blog 3-Reflect on your Revisions (due midnight tonight) Genre Analysis maintenance talk; Reader Review in class
W-2/1 Project 1 Due (to Bb) Introduce Project 2; Reading Strategies mini-lesson; break into groups and choose genre set to work with; Reflection Journal 3
M-2/6 “Backpacks vs. Briefcases” Blog 4-Response to “Backpacks…” Rhetorical Situation & Appeals mini-lesson; Group Work: practice describing the corpus/rhetorical situation description
W-2/8 Draft of corpus/rhetorical situation description posted to One Drive (group); Group Work: reading corpus for rhetorical appeals; annotation check at end of class; Reflection Journal 4
M-2/13 Wayne Writer (chapter 6-divide amongst group) Blog 5—Response to W.W. Ch. 6; individual rhetorical appeals pieces and argument identification piece posted to One Drive doc Argument Types mini-lesson; Group Work: Decide on and collaboratively compose Claim; work on Intro and Conclusion, planning SFDs
W-2/15 Shitty First Draft Due to One Drive (group) Optional group conferences in Nicole’s office; Reflection Journal 5 (prompt to be posted on our course blog)
M-2/20 Review Draft Due (print out 4 copies and bring to class); Blog 6- Reflect on your Revisions (due by midnight tonight) Rhetorical Analysis Maintenance talk; Group Reader Review Day!!
W-2/22 Project 2 Due (to Bb) Project 3 introduced: types of research, academic discourse (look at samples); brainstorm discourse communities/ connections for research topic; Reflection Journal 6
M-2/27 Wayne Writer (chapter 4, pages 99-106) Blog 7—Response to Critical Reading chapter Secondary Research mini-lesson, Pt. 1; CRAAP test; pass out Library Priority Guide Reflection Journal check: 1-6
W-3/1 Review MLA power point (on Bb.) Library Priority Guide checked (in class) Library Day!! Library Priority Guide check; what kind of information do you need?; Reflection Journal 7 (on the course site) FOR HOMEWORK
M-3/6 Library Day!! Revise research question; gather/read/annotate sources; note check at the end of class
W-3/8 Blog 8—Annotated Bibliography (all 6 sources) Citation Stations; Putting it all together—mapping out the conversation; translating your research question into an argumentative claim; Connecting evidence to claim (planning/ outlining)
M-3/13 SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!!
W-3/15 SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!!
M-3/20  Choose sample research paper to read Annotate sample research paper; Mid-term Ecology Map Due Discuss response to papers; identify evidence of academic discourse (what is it? How do we do it?); Quote Sandwich; Reflection Journal 8
W-3/22 Shitty First Draft Due (to Bb) Optional conferences in Nicole’s office; Reflection Journal 9 (prompt to be posted on our course blog)
M-3/27 Blog 9-Reflect on your Revisions; Review Draft Due (print out and bring to class) Researched Argument Maintenance Talk; Reader Review Day!!
W-3/29 Project 3 Due (to Bb) Project 4 Introduced; Genre analysis with samples; Reflection Journal 10 (composing in text and with visuals/genre affordance)
M-4/3  “The Good and the Evil of Infographics”; find 3 Infographic samples (bring to class) Blog 10-Response to Infographic reading New layer of analysis (visuals, style, work with reading); discuss reading; begin drafting infographic design; Reflection & Presentation assigned
W-4/5 Infographic Draft Due (hand-drawn, bring to class) Infographic workshop/peer review; Reflection Journal 11
F-4/7
M-4/10 WRITING SHOWCASE

(Setup:10-12 pm; Showcase: 12-3pm)

WRITING SHOWCASE

(Setup: 10-12 pm; Showcase: 12-3pm)

WRITING SHOWCASE

(Setup: 10-12pm; Showcase 12-3pm)

W-4/12  Project 4 Due (as a page on your blog); bring hardcopy of Reflection to class
Showcase debrief; Project 4 Presentations
M-4/17  Read through Project 5 description Bring Portfolio materials to work with Portfolio introduced; maintenance talk; Portfolio workshop-finding Artifacts + Working on Reflection
W-4/19  Last class meeting! 4 Artifacts & Reflection Reader Review draft DUE Last class meeting: sign up for conference times; Portfolio Invention Work checked; peer review on Reflection Pages; Reflection Journal 12 (turn in journals 7-12)
M-4/24 Portfolio due at 11:59pm to your wordpress site Portfolio conferences in Nicole’s office (optional).