Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Day 21

English 102 Lesson Plan Day 21 Spring 2008

  1. Bonus Points, Blog posts

Argument Clinic

  1. Essays will be back by Thursday at the latest.
  2. Due Dates for TWIF essay

    1. Rough Draft May 9th
    2. Final Draft May 16th
  3. America and Free Trade

    1. Case for free trade: Race to the top
    2. Case against free trade: Race to the bottom
    3. What do you say now?
  4. CM: No Degree, No Way Back

    1. What would Friedman say to Jeff Martinelli?
  5. Essay topic in depth (if time)

    1. Dream Act

      1. Pro/Con
    2. Asparagus and Drugs (830)
  6. Which topic are you interested in?


    1. East Yakima Early Learning Yakima, ESD 105 and Gates
    2. The DREAM Act
    3. Washington Learns
    4. YVTech building
    5. The role of YVCC/Community Colleges overall (new buildings/collaborations)

    The future of Agriculture in Yakima

    1. Food Safety concerns (Organics? Disease?)
    2. Aspargus and South American trade agreements (news on this in YHR)
    3. The Apple Juice Capital of the World? Selah?
    4. Trademarks/patents and inventions—ROBOTS!


    1. McCain-Kennedy Immigration bill (news on the fence recently)
    2. Changes to H2A and H1B

      1. Zirkle
      2. Global Horizon
      3. Microsoft
    3. Nativist movements such as Grassroots Yakima and The Minutemen.

    Propose a new business model based on what you have read.
    What will be the new niche in Yakima? How can Yakima use the Flat World to our advantage?

    1. Tourism as economic base in Yakima? Wine? Black Rock?
    2. Jail beds as an economic base in Yakima?
  7. Reading schedule:

    1. The Right Stuff by Thursday 5.1
    2. The Quiet Crisis and This is Not a Test by Monday 5.5
    3. The Untouchables to Great Adapters by Tuesday 5.6
    4. The Untouchables to end by Wednesday 5.7
    5. 11/9 v 9/11 to "India" by Thursday 5.8

11/9 v. 9/11 to end by Friday 5.9

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