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Week7

  1. 1. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Note-takers: Activate! </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing for online peer review: Wikify! </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement and you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your biggest ideas? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repurposing a fiction formula </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrap-up </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  2. 2. Online Peer Review: The Wiki Edition <ul><li>Peer review  online this time </li></ul><ul><li>Groups of three </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki-assisted </li></ul><ul><li>Go to class website and click on the “wiki” tab </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  3. 3. Arrangement and You <ul><li>Arrangement  another word for organization </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement affects the point of your paper/your overall argument </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement  related to audience expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement  unique to each project </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  4. 4. Big Ideas: An Activity <ul><li>Big or heavy ideas  the major arguments/points driving your papers. </li></ul><ul><li>They may be implied through your sources or in your writing right now. Some examples… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Digital technology is a positive thing for education” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The definition of literacy has changed a lot” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Good writing has to be collaborative” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go through your papers in pairs and look for the big ideas/major arguments/points and list them. You shouldn’t have more than 2 or 3 or else they’re not “big.” </li></ul><ul><li>20 minutes. </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  5. 5. Big Ideas… <ul><li>These big ideas/major arguments are the focal points of your projects. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the “centers of gravity” in your work. </li></ul><ul><li>They are what you will support with your sources, your own observations, etc. </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  6. 6. Stupid Arrangement Tricks: ABCDE <ul><li>ABCDE is a mnemonic standing for Action, Background, Conflict, Development, Ending . </li></ul><ul><li>It is a formula for fiction, specifically short stories. But fiction is still prose. There’s a way to make it work for a research essay. </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Is a formula bad? </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744
  7. 7. Wrap-Up <ul><li>Final Exam Time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday, December 14, 5:45pm – 7:45pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our regular classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peer review is due by noon on Monday. </li></ul>October 14, 2010 wra 110.744

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