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ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014
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ENG 101 class slides, March 3, 2014

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ENG 101 class slides from March 3, 2014: reflection essays

ENG 101 class slides from March 3, 2014: reflection essays

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  • 1. reflections
  • 2. reflect? • To throw or bend back (light, for example) from a surface. • To form an image of (an object); mirror. • To make apparent; express or manifest:
  • 3. reflection v. memoir • memoir – narrative – focused on self • reflection – observation – exploration – focused on subject
  • 4. organization • 5-paragraph essay? • Reflection: – Introduction • describe subject • anecdote or observation – series of observations – Return to subject
  • 5. "My Life as a Dog" • In teams: – What question is author pondering? – List specific details – Answer? – Outline essay
  • 6. key features • • • • intriguing topic some kind of structure specific details questioning, speculative tone
  • 7. "The Busy Trap" • In teams: – What question is author pondering? – List specific details – Answer? – Outline essay
  • 8. For Wed. • Draft of Writer's Choice essay • No more than 1000 words • Either Memoir or Reflection
  • 9. Memoir freewriting • Pick one prompt: – If you had 15 minutes to tell someone who you are, what would you tell them? – Write about a childhood family tradition. Write about your current traditions and the thoughts that you want to convey through them. – Write about how you felt the first time you were fired from a job or had to quit.
  • 10. Reflection freewriting • Pick one prompt: – Write about the places you have lived. Think about what was unique about each and reflect upon your life at the time. – Why do you think some people take advantage of others? – Why do some people choose to dress differently? – Write about a characteristic you admire in others.

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