Writing Rights

Writing Rights Shared by Gael Grossman Adapted  from Burkhardt, J.M., MacDonald, Mary C. (2010). Teaching information literacy: 50 standard-based exercises for college students. Chicago: ALA This is an assignment I use to get my students thinking about plagiarism and other issues of academic honesty. It’s more a discussion based assignment; however, I have had students writeContinue reading “Writing Rights”

Complaint Letter: Teaching Audience and Voice

Style Wars Complaint Letter Shared by Beth Gulley This assignment was designed to teach students to use a mentor text (from Bob Brannan’s A Writer’s Workshop), to get them to write to an audience from someone else’s perspective, and to demonstrate their understanding of the issues presented in a text (in this case the 1980’s documentaryContinue reading “Complaint Letter: Teaching Audience and Voice”