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Progressions

  1. 1. Workshop on Progressions: A Structured Series of Related Assignments Leading to a Student Essay
  2. 2. Philosophical Structure <ul><li>“In my beginning is my end… </li></ul><ul><li>In my end is my beginning.” </li></ul><ul><li>T.S. Eliot </li></ul><ul><li>“East Coker,” Four Quartets </li></ul>
  3. 3. Progressions as Inquiries <ul><li>• Writing as Space not only to Articulate Ideas, but also as a Means of Locating Them </li></ul><ul><li>• Repetition with Variation </li></ul><ul><li>• Reiteration of Questions, with Evolving Contexts </li></ul><ul><li>• Try to Stay out of the Way! </li></ul>
  4. 4. What am I Trying to Do? <ul><li>Goals of “Sport and American Culture” </li></ul><ul><li>• Content </li></ul><ul><li>• Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Goals of Unit on Boxing and Race </li></ul><ul><li> • Content </li></ul><ul><li> • Skills </li></ul>
  5. 5. Structuring the Assignments <ul><li>• Affording students s pace for developing skills integral to writing the essay: </li></ul><ul><li>See Assignments #1, #2, #7 </li></ul><ul><li>• Affording students s pace for considering issues of content that will appear in the essay: </li></ul><ul><li>See Assignments #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 </li></ul><ul><li>• Using the classroom as a space to further enable the students’ developing ideas </li></ul>
  6. 6. Progressions as Sites of Reflection <ul><li>• What’s Working/What isn’t? </li></ul><ul><li>• Suggestions for Revision? </li></ul>

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