Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Day 15

English 102 Lesson Plan Day 15 Spring 2008

  1. Complete O/R
  2. Essays back in about a week
  3. The final essay will combine pieces of all three books. Make some connections.
  4. Policy on revision
    1. Save Everything.
    2. It's not where you start it's where you finish.
    3. You may select one of the three essays you are writing to REVISE for an improved score.
    4. These will be due the second to last day of class in June.
    5. You can't get a lower grade by doing this.
  5. Revision
    1. Reasons not to
    2. Reasons to
    3. Types
    4. Tips
  6. Keep the idea of improvement in the front of your mind.
  7. It starts all the way back here, at the beginning of talking about it. You should be listening for ways into the assignment based on the book and discussion.
  8. Improve on this part. Take more notes. Ask questions during class. Interrupt me. Write down your ideas. Read the chapter twice.
  9. Here's my take on the book:
    1. Very well organized
    2. Organized like a good essay
      1. Intro/History/Background
      2. Business
      3. Education
      4. Counter Argument
      5. Conclusion
  10. What stood out from the first chapter?
  11. Count by 10's—ten flatteners
    1. You have one of these for tomorrow.
  12. Reading schedule TBA but here's the ground we'll cover:
    1. The Great Sorting Out
    2. America and Free Trade
    3. The Untouchables **business
    4. The Right Stuff *education
    5. The Quiet Crisis *education
    6. This is Not a Test *government/culture
    7. 11/9 v 9/11

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