EWRT 1APosted by Laura Raffaelli, 1/11/05 at 5:57:26 PM.
Winter 2013 EWRT1A Greensheet and Schedule
Course Readings and Notes:
Please note: if you are in my 8:30 class, the notes are listed as Sec04, and if you are in my 11:00 class, the notes are listed as Sec11.
- Sample Summary - Lilia Grows Up*
*The differences between the first and revised versions of the summary include the following strategies to make improvements (which you can also keep in mind when writing your summary draft for homework):
1/29 Class Canceled
- Cutting non-essential details
- Combining sentences
- Removing any opinionated statements
HW: Add main points to the Summary and Thesis draft above.
1/31 EWRT1A Schedule Revision *Please also note: Essay 2 Due Date changed to Thursday, 2/7
Summary, Thesis, and Points Peer Review
Grammar Presentation Assignment
Quoting in MLA Style for Literature
2/5 Sample Grammar Presentation (Please note: the examples are not as useful for student writing as they could be. Aim to use more applicable examples.)
IoM Student Example for Expanding Your Essay
Please check your email for tips on writing your conclusion
-Write/type 5 quotations of interest from pages 34-97. Use MLA
formatting including introductory phrasing. Explain what each quotation is
about (situation) & your interpretation of its meaning (impression) in 3-5
-Grammar Presentations 1-3 next class
(1-4 for 11:00 class)
2/14 Theme, Imagery, Symbol and Conflict
Push Theme Website Assignment
Push Theme Website: Project Example
Themes in Push 04
Themes in Push 11
2/18 Essay 2 Revision Instructions and Examples 04
What Did Precious Learn From... 04
What Did Precious Learn From... 11
2/20 Plagiarism Types (Plagiarism.org)
KnightCite MLA Citation Generator (for Works Cited)
OWL MLA In-text Citations: The Basics (for citations in your essay/paragraphs)
Works Cited and In-text Citation Lahiri Example 04
Essay 2 Revision Instructions and Examples 11
Essay 2 Revisions are due Tuesday, February 26. See Instructions and Examples above for details.
2/26 Push Project MLA Document
Push Theme Project due at the end of class today.
Next class: Push In-class Essay in our regular classroom. It is open-note and open-book. No special materials are required; just bring paper, pens, your Push
book, and class/website notes. A print dictionary is recommended
because phones/apps will not be allowed. Regarding class notes, you may
print the any documents posted on my site. I will be checking quotation
formatting for correctness, so I highly recommend printing the Quoting
in MLA Style for Literature handout (see 1/31 notes).
Homework for 2/28:
Bring your Push Theme Project homework assignments to class on Thursday
for submission (Explanation of Theme, Quotation Analysis, Images).
Read the other group projects once they have been posted.
Essay pre-writing homework:
-A list of 5-7 conflicts Precious faces (describe in phrases, not complete sentences or paragraphs)
-A list of 5-7 factors that motivate Precious to overcome her conflicts (again, describe in phrases)
-Page numbers that include quotations related to the above factors/conflicts you listed
Section 04 (8:30-10:45 class) Push Theme Projects:
Section 11 (11:00-1:15 class) Push Theme Projects:
3/5 Essay 4: Shakespeare's The Tempest
Plagiarism Types (Plagiarism.org)
KnightCite MLA Citation Generator (for Bibliography / Works Cited)
MLA Formatting and Style Guide (for parenthetical citations)
MLA Style for Quoting Shakespeare (different formatting from other texts)
Homework Questions due 3/7:
3/7 The Tempest Blog Project Homework due 3/12: Write/type 5 quotations of interest from. Use MLA Style for Quoting Shakespeare including introductory phrasing.
- What does Gonzalo say
to Alonso to try to cheer him up? (Act 2.1)
- What does Antonio say to Sebastian to sway him to kill
Alonso? (Act 2.1)
- What promises does Caliban make to Sebastian while under
the influence of alcohol? (Acts 2.2 & 3.2)
- What do Ferdinand
and Miranda see in each other that make them so in love? (Act 3.1)
- Why does Ariel
accuse and torment Alonso, Sebastian, and Antonio? Why is Gonzalo not affected
the same way they are? (Act 3.2)
For each quotation, in 2-5 sentences: A) Identify the speaker; B) Explain what the speaker is talking about; & C) Provide your impression of or reaction to its meaning
3/12 Tempest Characters before the Shipwreck Essay 3 Notes for Improvement Sec 11 (also helpful for Sec 04 to see how to improve essay parts)
Essay 3 Notable Student Work Sec 04 (also helpful for Sec 11 to see good examples of essay parts)
3/14 The Tempest Essay Topics Notes
3/19 Sample Works Cited for The Tempest Essay
Directly Quoting from a Secondary Source How to Quote Shakespeare * The Tempest essay due date has been extended to the date of the final exam. You may still turn it in on Thursday's original due date for 3 points extra credit; if you do so, it will also be graded and returned to you at the final exam.
3/21 The Tempest Blog Projects:
Section 04 (8:30-10:45 class) The Tempest Blog Projects:Section 11 (11:00-1:15 class) The Tempest Blog Projects:Final Exam DocumentsWinter 2013 EWRT1A Final Exam Review InstructionsSection 04 Grammar Presentations:Section 11 Grammar Presentations: