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8th class 11.9.12

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8th class 11.9.12

  1. 1. In-class Journal Assignment 11/9/12What do you think about companieschecking a potential employee’sSocial media presence? Make a listof pro’s and con’s for or against it.
  2. 2. 1. What advice does Keillor have forpeople before they start writing? 6
  3. 3. 2. What does Keillor mean when hesays, “We need to write, otherwisenobody will know who we are”? 7
  4. 4. 3. By the time you have come to theend of a letter, what, according toKeillor, should have happened? 8
  5. 5. 1. What advice does Keillor have forpeople before they start writing? 10
  6. 6. 1. What advice does Keillor have forpeople before they start writing? To “get over the guilt of not writing.” 11
  7. 7. 2. What does Keillor mean when hesays, “We need to write, otherwisenobody will know who we are”? 12
  8. 8. 2. What does Keillor mean when hesays, “We need to write, otherwisenobody will know who we are”? He’s referring specifically to shy people who are unable to present themselves and their ideas in conversation. 13
  9. 9. 3. By the time you have come to theend of a letter, what, according toKeillor, should have happened? 14
  10. 10. 3. By the time you have come to theend of a letter, what, according toKeillor, should have happened? The writer should know something he didn’t know when he began, because “writing is a means of discovery.” 15
  11. 11. Part 1: Homework for Monday, 11/12/12Write a letter of at least 300 words to someone. Itcan be anyone you choose, as long as they have alegitimate address. Be sure to:• Have an envelope with the persons address on it• Have your return address on it.• Have the correct postage on it.• Have the letter separate
  12. 12. Part 2: Homework for Monday, 11/12/12• Read and study pages 227- 230 in The College Writer.
  13. 13. In the computer lab today, 11/9/12Send your first draft, along withthe submission form, to theWriting lab. Attach them bothto the following email:writing@matc.edu

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