2. Grading information Syllabus quizzes reviewed A word on practice assignments
3. Week 2 Assignments Everything is now posted Updates will occur on Fridays rather than Mondays
4. Narrative techniques Use concrete descriptors  Beautiful is abstract – tell your reader WHY she is beautiful  Long golden locks, crystal blue eyes, etc.  Fantastic – abstract  The party was fantastic with the loud dance music and crowds of people. (concrete)
5. A word on pre-writing DO IT! 
6. Assignment #1 Should be returned by Tuesday at the latest What you will receive:  Copy of your essay with my comments  Rubric outlining grade breakdown, areas of improvement
7. Office Hours Communicate Tab Wednesday, 1-2 p.m., 5-6 p.m. Friday, 3-4 p.m. These will change weekly Always available via email
8. Any questions or comments? Feel free to ask questions or comment on anything in the review.