Book Reflections

Book Reflection Example Shared by Gael Grossman Book Reflections (silent reading) – You will be reading independently chosen books this semester.  A book will need to be approved by me and generally be at least 200 pages in length.  A book may be fiction or nonfiction. They may not be an assigned book, a textbook, orContinue reading “Book Reflections”

Book Club Materials

Book Ballot Ground Rules for Book Clubs Book Checkout Form Reading Strategies 101 Reading Strategies 101Filledin Book Club Reflections 216 The Envelope please Book Club Final Reflections Shared by Meagan Newberry With inspiration from/credit to Harvey Daniels’s Literature Circles Students formed groups based on the book of their choice (they turn in a top 3Continue reading “Book Club Materials”

Using Word for Sentence Editing

How to use Word to turn essay into list of sentences Shared by Nick Carbone With inspiration from Klonoski, Edward, “Using the Eyes of the PC to Teach Revision.,” Computers and Composition, v11 n1 p71-78. 1994. Since handbooks and exercises use single sentence examples to illustrate incorrect and then corrected sentences, a proofing stage activity, studentsContinue reading “Using Word for Sentence Editing”

Six-credit Reading and Writing Course

Syllabus Unit Project One — Education Autobiography Unit Project Two — Placeography Unit Project Three — Education Narrative Unit Project Four — Argument Unit Project 5 — I-Search Shared by Jeremy Branstad I follow a pretty traditional assignment sequence by transitioning from experience-based writing to source-based writing as the semester progresses. Students really seem toContinue reading “Six-credit Reading and Writing Course”