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Fall 1 a 6

  1. 1. Week 2: Class #6EWRT 1A
  2. 2. “Calling Home” by Jean Brandt “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard “On Being a Real Westerner” by Tobias Wolff “100 Miles per Hour, Upside Down and Sideways” by Rick Bragg Agenda Teams Analyzing Writing Strategies Basic Features of a Narrative Essay (40-41)
  3. 3. 2. The teams will change on or near essay due dates. 3. You must change at least 50% of your team after each project is completed. 4. You may never be on a team with the same person more than twice. 5. You may never have a new team composed of more than 50% of any prior team. 1. We will often use teams to earn participation points. Your teams can be made up of 4, or 5 people.
  4. 4. • Points will be earned for correct answers to questions, meaningful contributions to the discussion, and the willingness to share your work. Each team will track their own points, but cheating leads to death (or loss of 25 participation points). • Answers, comments, and questions must be posed in a manner that promotes learning. Those who speak out of turn or with maliciousness will not receive points for their teams.
  5. 5. At the end of each class, you will turn in a point sheet with the names of everyone in your group and your accumulated points for the day. It is your responsibility to make the sheet, track the points, and turn it in. Sit near your team members in class to facilitate ease of group discussions
  6. 6. Your First Group! • Get into groups of four. (1-2 minutes) • If you can’t find a group, please raise your hand. • Once your group is established, choose one person to be the keeper of the points. • Write down members’ names • Keep track of points • Turn in your sheet at the end of the class period.
  7. 7. ANALYZING WRITING STRATEGIES Discuss Dillard, Wolff, and Bragg.
  8. 8. Annie Dillard “An American Childhood”
  9. 9. BASIC FEATURES OF A NARRATIVE ESSAY
  10. 10. • Read: HG through chapter 5. As you read, look for a passage that reminds you of a personal experience. • Study: Vocabulary chapters 1-4 • Bring: HG and SMG

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