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### En0600 week 8 lecture

1. 1. EN0600 NAU S. Johnston Week 8
2. 2. EN0600 Week 8 Overview
3. 3. Week 8 Overview A. Overview 1. Completion 2. Websites 4. Schedule 1. Completion Sheet
4. 4. Week 8 Overview A. Overview 1. Completion 2. Websites 3. Schedule 2. Websites Log on to the internet and open 3 tabs: 1. http://www.nauen0600.wordpress.com 2. Access D2L at www.online.national.edu 3. Access MFL at http://foundations.mathxl.com/home_foundati ons.htm.
5. 5. Week 8 Overview A. Overview 1. Completion 2. Websites 3. Schedule 3. Schedule During Class: D2L: Discussion 8: Revising D2L: Quizzes-LP8.1 Assignment: Audience, Purpose, and Academic Voice D2L: Quizzes-LP9.1 Assignment: Analysis D2L: Dropbox-LP8.2 Assignment: Rough Draft D2L: Dropbox -LP9.2 Assignment: Editing Homework: Mosaics, Chap. 16
6. 6. EN0600 Week 8 Lecture
7. 7. Week 8 Lecture B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture About Week 8: Essay Composition and Revision  3. Coursework  Learning Plan 8 covers essay composition-writing and rewriting sentences and/or paragraph reorganization to facilitate easy understanding. Learning Plan 9 introduces editing methods. There are 190 points available in these two learning plans.
8. 8. EN0600 Week 3 Week 8 Lecture
9. 9. Week 8 Lecture: Revising & Editing B. Week 8 A. Revising 1. Overview Revision elements:  title  introduction  thesis statement  single‐topic paragraphs  transitions  conclusion 2. Lecture 3. Coursework
10. 10. Week 8 Lecture: Revising & Editing B. Week 8 B. Editing 1. Overview Editing elements:  fragments  run‐on sentences  subject‐verb agreement  consistent verb tense  parallel structure in sentences 2. Lecture 3. Coursework
11. 11. Week 8 Lecture B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture C. Peer Review   3. Coursework   Pair up with a partner. Open your Comparison Essays from the desktop of your computer. Switch seats. Complete the Peer Review that appears at the end of your partner’s essay.
12. 12. Week 8 Lecture B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture 3. Coursework C. Peer Review Note the following on your partner’s Word document:   What is the topic of your partner’s essay? How does the introduction capture the readers’ attention and build up to the thesis statement?  Highlight the last sentence in the introduction.  Highlight the re-stated thesis in the conclusion.    Is there an opinion or argument? Is this opinion debatable? Why do you think so? Highlight three (3) transitions that are used. Are they used effectively? Does the last sentence of the conclusion appropriately end the essay? If not, how could it be revised?
13. 13. EN0600 Week 8 Coursework Class Break: 10 minutes
14. 14. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture 3. Coursework Disc. 8: Revising (D2L).  In D2L, go to “Course Materials” and select "Discussions".  Click on “Discussion 8”.  Attach your Comparison Essay Outline that you just reviewed with your partner in class. The essay should have a complete Introduction and Conclusion paragraphs and each of the body paragraphs should have complete topic sentences.  Reply: Post a summary of your evaluation of your partner’s essay. For example, can you identify the thesis statement? Do all of the topic sentences relate back to the thesis statement? Is there one thing the writer could change to make his or her introduction more interesting to a reader?
15. 15. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 LP8.2 Assignment: Rough Draft (D2L). 1. Overview  2. Lecture 3. Coursework  Your Comparison Essay now has a complete introduction and conclusion. Now, you will use your outline to develop the bod y paragraphs to finish a rough draft of your essay.
16. 16. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture 3. Coursework LP8.2 Assignment: Rough Draft (D2L). Directions: 1. Open your Comparison Essay Outline file. 2. Make revisions and edits as noted by your instructor and student partner. 3. Convert the Body of your Outline into paragraphs with 36 sentences (including topic and conclusion sentences). Add transitions. 4. Review for revision and editing elements. 5. Save as “Reviewed Comparison Essay” on the desktop. 6. Upload file to D2L: Dropbox-8.2 Assignment.
17. 17. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 LP9.2 Assignment: Editing (D2L). 1. Overview Directions: 2. Lecture 1. 3. Coursework Upload your “Reviewed Comparison Essay” to D2L: Dropbox-9.2 Assignment.
18. 18. EN0600 Week 8 Coursework: D2L Quizzes Class Break: 10 minutes
19. 19. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture 3. Coursework LP8.1 Assignment: Audience, Purpose & Academic Voice (D2L Quiz) Question 1 (5 points). Which writing is better? Which sentence did you choose? Explain why you think it is better. A. The car screeched to a stop and a bunch of raggedy clowns tumbled out. B. The automobile came to a sudden standstill and four men dressed in mismatched clothing and shoes which were far too big climbed ungracefully from its doors. Question 2 (5 points). Which writing is better? Which sentence did you choose and why? Explain why you think it is better. A. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, using the nom de plume Mark Twain, was a great American writer and humorist whose work, though written at the turn of the last century, is still among the best of all American literature. B. Mark Twain, whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens, wrote Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn more than 100 years ago. Both novels are still in print. Question 3 (5 points). Which writing is better? Which sentence did you choose and why? Explain why you think it is better. A. For twenty four years Abigail waited for her ship to come in. B. Through the decades, Abigail contemplated the many scenarios of sudden and uncompromised wealth but did not reflect particularly on the disadvantages of acquiring it.
20. 20. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 1. Overview LP9.1 Assignment: Analysis (Quiz)    2. Lecture   3. Coursework  Download the form for the Quiz at http://tinyurl.com/EN0600LP9-1 . In D2L, go to “Assessments” and select "Quizzes". Select “9.1 Assignment: Analysis”. Start the Quiz. Read the essay “What is Intelligence Anyway?” on pages 352 in Mosaics. Answer the following questions: 1. 2. 3. 4. What is the main idea or the author’s claim in this essay? What would Asimov’s audience say education and intelligence have in common? What would Asimov say is his actual definition of intelligence? What are inferences that you would make about Asimov’s examples?
21. 21. EN0600 Week 8 Coursework: MFL Class Break: 10 minutes
22. 22. Week 8: Coursework B. Week 8 1. Overview 2. Lecture 3. Coursework MyFoundationsLab (MFL) • LOGIN to MyFoundationsLab.com and complete all prior assignments.
23. 23. EN0600 NAU S. Johnston Week 7