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  • 1. Monday/ Wednesday EWRT-001B Reading, Writing, and Research Homework Week One January 6 Introduction Identity: Essay #1 The Narrative Class 1 Presentation: Green Sheet; Syllabus; Website Lecture: Identity and social expectation Discussion: What is Identity? When do we "pass" as someone different from ourselves? In-class writing: How do we express our own identities? How much do we reveal about ourselves? How do we decide? Establish: Your Webpage or Username Explore: The class webpage Buy or Order: Your books Post:#1 Finish in-class writing and post it. Post #2: Write a paragraph or two describing a time when you were unfairly judged on concrete identity characteristics. OR Write a paragraph or two describing a time when you passed as someone or something you were not. The passing can be either purposeful or inadvertent. Class 2 Presentation: Terms Discussion: Personal Passing Experience and Being judged by Concrete Identifiers Lecture: Essay #1: writing Strategies for in-class essay #1: The Personal Narrative In-class writing: Basic Features: dialogue, description, anecdote, framing, outlining, significance Post: #3 Finish in-class writing and post it: Basic Features: dialogue, description, anecdote, framing, outlining, significance Studying: Terms Presentation: Terms Introduction to the QHQ In-class writing exam 1: Narrative Reading: Hughes: "Passing" and "Passing." Studying: Terms Post #4: QHQ: Either the poem or the short story. Week Two Jan 13 Class 3 Racial Passing: Essay #2 The Argument Class 4 Presentation: Terms Author Lecture: Langston Hughes QHQ Discussion: Racial Passing: "Passing" and "Passing" Lecture: Writing a Directed Summary; Paraphrasing Poetry In-class writing: Directed Summary; paraphrase Reading: Kennedy "Racial Passing" Posted under "Secondary Sources." Post #5: Post directed summary of "Passing" and paraphrase of "Passing." Studying: Terms Post #6: Discuss one story from Kennedy's article that particularly spoke to you. How did it influence you in your thinking about passing?
  • 2. Week Three January 20 MLK day Class 5 Holiday No Class Meeting Reading: Chesnutt "The Passing of Grandison" Film Screeening: Racial Passing TBA Post #7: QHQ film Author Lecture: Charles Chesnutt Post #8: QHQ "Grandison" Studying: Terms Week Four January 27 Class 6 Exam 1: Vocab and Terms QHQ Discussion: Kennedy, "The Passing of Grandison," Film. Presentation: Introduction to Essay 2: The Argument In-Class Writing: Essay 2 Brainstorming Reading: Hughes: "Who's Passing for Who?" Post #9 QHQ "Who's Passing for Who?" Think about Pickens’s statement and whether you agree with it or not. Consider which texts you might use to support your beliefs. Discussion: Hughes: "Who's Passing for Who?" Presentation: Essay 2: The Argument: Brainstorming with FREECASH In-Class Writing: Essay 2 Brainstorming Author Lecture: Toni Morrison Reading: Morrison: “Recitatif.” Post #10: Write a paragraph defending "passing" with at least three reasons. Write another paragraph condemning passing using another three reasons. Use evidence from our readings to defend your reasons. Post #11: QHQ "Recitatif" Class 8 Presentation: Terms List 2 QHQ Discussion: "Recitatif" Lecture: Thesis statements, outlining, using evidence, introductions. In-Class Writing: Essay #2 Reading: Begin Stone Butch Blues (1-65) Post #12: Post Draft: Introduction, Thesis, Three body paragraphs (with topic sentences, evidence, and explanation) Studying:Vocab/Terms Class 9 Presentation: Terms Lecture: Counterarguments, Conclusions, MLA format; in-text citations; works cited page. In-class writing: Essay 2 Reading: Stone Butch Blues (66-130) Post #13: Post best 250 words of your essay. Bring three copies to our next meeting. Studying:Vocab/Terms Class 7 Week Five February 3
  • 3. Week Six February 10 Finishing Essay #2 Sex/Gender/Orientation Passing: Essay #3 Reponse to literature Class 10 Presentation: Terms In-class writing: Global Revsion Writing Workshop Essay 2 Author Lecture: Leslie Feinberg Reading: Stone Butch Blues (131-195) Post #14: Finish and post essay #2 Post #15: Choose a few lines from Stone Butch Blues and explain how and why they stood out to you. Be sure to post your quotation above your response Studying:Terms Class 11 Edit Essay #2: Submit your essay electronically before our next class by emailing a copy saved Surface Revision: Essay #2 in MS word to Discussion: QHQ: SBB Reading: Stone Butch Blues (196-End) In-class writing: Explore a moment Post #16: Finish in-class writing; when Jess intentionally passes. How Post #17: Jess interacts with medical personnel in does this experience change who ze is? various ways throughout the novel. Explore an How do you know? Then pick one when experience Jess has with a medical professional. ze unintentionally passes. Does this Does her gender identity influence the treatment affect hir in the same way? How do you she receives or doesn’t receive? Include a know? quotation. Studying: Terms Week Seven February 17 Washingtons BD Holiday Class 12 Reading: and the Prompt for Essay #3 (find it on the website) Post #18: Choose ONE: Find and discuss a moment Jess resists the larger social construct. Essay #2 was due before class. If you How and why does ze do it? How does it did not submit your essay, please see contribute to the person Jess ultimately becomes? me after class. Do you have evidence? or Find and write about Presentation:Terms an instance when Jess is forced to conform to the In-class discussion/writing: The Game dominant social paradigm. How does conforming (or trying to conform) change hir? What is your evidence? Studying: Terms: Exam at next meeting
  • 4. Week Eight February 24 Finish Essay #3 The Trickster: Essay #4 Research Paper Class 13 Exam 2: Terms Presentation: Introduction to Essay #3 How to write a response to literature. Discussion: Stone Butch Blues In-class writing: thesis and outline; topic sentences and paragraphs. Reading: Begin M Butterfly Post # 19: Finish and post in-class writing. tentative thesis, body paragraphs (topic sentences and evidence; quotations with explanations). Class 14 Presentation: Terms list 3 Discussion: Essay #3 In-class writing: Essay #3 Directed Summary, Counterargument, conclusion Author Lecture: David Henry Hwang Reading: M Butterfly Finish in-class writing: Introduction, Counterargument, and Conclusion Post #20 Post your counter argument Bring three complete copies of your draft to our next meeting. Week Nine March 3 Class 15 Presentation: Terms Peer Revision: You must have three copies of your essay. If you do not, you may leave now to print or copy them. Writing: Revise Essay 3: Submit your essay electronically before our next class by emailing a copy saved in MS word to Studying: Vocab/terms for Exam Reading: Hwang's M Butterfly Reading: Helen Lock "Transformation of the Trickster." A link to the article is posted on our webpage. Post # 22 QHQ M Butterfly: the Play The Trickster: Essay #4 Research Paper Class 16 Essay #3 Due Presentation: Terms for Exam 3 Film Screening: TBA Reading: Defining the Trickster: This is posted under "Secondary Readings" Post # 23 QHQ Film Studying: Terms
  • 5. Week Ten March 10 Class 17 Reading: Review primary texts you might use in your essay. Post #24: Discuss one or more characters in terms of one of the traits we discussed in class today. For Exam 3: Terms example, Jess Goldberg as a “shape shifter” or Presentation: Introduction to Essay #4 “cultural hero”; Grandison as “intellectually Discussion: M Butterfly: Film weak”; or Song as “physically weak”; maybe even "Defining the Trickster" and Locke: the Iowans as “teachers.” Any of them might be "Transformation of the Trickster." discussed as “agents of change.” Or discuss In-class writing: Evaluating Song as a “Grandison,” “Recitatif,” and “Who’s Passing as Trickster Character Who” as Trickster tales in the African American tradition. Studying: Terms Next Class: We will meet in Library Lobby for a Class 18 Research for Essay #4 Find two or more articles that will likely work as support for your essay. If you are feeling benevolent, post the citation for your article and add a few words about it so others can decide if it might work for them. Post #25: Library Project Post #26: Identify two characters from our reading who share a common trait or traits. How are they alike? How might you use them to create a single thesis that answers the essay 4 prompt? Library workshop Week Eleven March 17th Reverse/Refusing to Pass Essay #5 Class 19 Vocab Exam Re-take or Make-up Presentation: Terms List #4 Discussion: Trickster Characters from our reading In-class writing: Essay 4: Outline and thesis Author Lecture: Sui Sin Far Class 20 Reading: Research Writing: Essay #4 Film Screening: Reverse Passing: TBA Post #28 QHQ: Far or Film Studying: Terms Week Twelve March 24 Finish Essay #4 Reading: Far “Leaves from the Mental Portfolio of an Eurasian” Post #27 Outline and thesis for Essay #4 Studying: terms Reverse/Refusing to Pass Essay #5
  • 6. Class 21 Class 22: Final Regular class starts 8:30 a.m. Exam on Thursday, March 27: 7:009:00 a.m. Presentation: Terms Discussion: QHQ Far and Film How and why does Far resist?What are the social implications of her doing so? Why do people reverse pass? Assessing Blogging Responses Discussion/Writing: Essay #4 Reading: Research Writing: Finish your research paper! Submit your essay electronically before the final by emailing a copy saved in MS word to Evaluate your blogging responses. Submit your evaluation electronically before our next class by emailing a copy saved in MS word to Exam: Terms (Comprehensive) In-Class Essay #5 (Refusing to Pass/Reverse Passing) Research Paper Essay #4 Due NO MORE HOMEWORK FOR 1B! Revision of essay 2 or 3 due Self-evaluation of blogging responses Due