Assignments by Activity (under construction)


Class Discussion 


Genre Jumping
The Logic Behind Problem Areas
Analyzing Writing Across the Disciplines
Writing Effective Summaries
Using the New York Times for Analysis
Analysis From the Inside Out
The Collage
Genres and Academic Discourse
Proving the Impossible: An Exercise in Early Research Paper Writing
Revising Introductions
Sharing and Developing Research Topics
Using Ad Analysis to Build Analytical Skills

Collaborative Writing


From Thesis to Text
Proving the Impossible: An Exercise in Early Research Paper Writing
Writing Effective Summaries
Using the New York Times for Analysis

Freewriting


Personal Narrative Exercise
Analysis From the Inside Out
The Collage
Genres and Academic Discourse

Group Revision


The Logic Behind Problem Areas
Sentence Variety Structure
The Collage
Peer Response Self-Evaluation Letter
Revising Introductions

Individual Revision


BMRs, Blow-Ups and Implants
The Four Directions in Writing the Profile
Mapping a Paper
Reading Your Paper Aloud

Individual Writing Assignment


Triple Journal Entry
Extended Scene Writing
Ideas for the In-Class Essay: Various Topics and Approaches
Using Art to Create Summary and Response
Writing A Proposal
Personal Narrative Exercise
Family Photograph Essay
Using the New York Times for Analysis
The Collage
Ten Tricks for Taking an Essay Test
Narrative Essay Assignment
Textual Analysis Assignment
Writing an Argument

Interviewing


Online Interviews

Personal Narrative Exercise

One-on-One Discussion (Partners)


Online Interviews
Using Art to Create Summary and Response
Personal Narrative Exercise

Oral Presentation


Analysis From the Inside Out

Process Writing Exercise


Process Writing With Line, Hook and Sinker

Research

Proving the Impossible: An Exercise in Early Research Paper Writing
Research Proposal and Annotated Bibliography (Works Cited)
Using the New York Times for Analysis

Small Group Discussion


From Thesis to Text
The Four Directions in Writing the Profile
The Logic Behind Problem Areas
Analyzing Writing Across the Disciplines
Extended Scene Writing
Writing Effective Summaries
Analysis From the Inside Out
The Collage
Peer Response Self-Evaluation Letter
Genres and Academic Discourse
Proving the Impossible: An Exercise in Early Research Paper Writing
Survival Kit: An Inductive Approach to Cultural and Textual Analysis
























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