Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Week Four: Why the Fries Taste Good

This Week:
  1. Essay 1: Returned
  2. Editorial Marks and Comments
  3. Tutorials Overview
  4. Read: "Why the Fries Taste Good" (111-132). 
    1. Claim
    2. Reasons
    3. Evidence
    4. Logos
    5. Ethos
    6. Pathos 
  5. Basic in-text Citations for Fast Food Nation
  6. Workshop Essays 1 and 2
Next Week:
Essay 2 Due (Day 1)
Read: "The Most Dangerous Job" 169-192

Monday, March 21, 2016

Week Three: Summary and Response

This Week:
  1. Free-write: Friends
  2. Essay 1: Submit draft for evaluation. 
  3. Discussion of Chapters 2 (Day 1) & 3 (2nd day)
    1. Claim
    2. Reason 
    3. Evidence
  4. Essay 2: Assigned 
  5. Essay 2: Pre-writing
  6. Essay 2: Drafting (2nd Day)
Next Week:
  1. Essay 1: Returned
  2. Editorial Marks and Comments
  3. Tutorials Overview
  4. Read: "Why the Fries Taste Good" (111-132). 
    1. Claim
    2. Reasons
    3. Evience
    4. Logos
    5. Ethos
    6. Pathos 
  5. Basic in-text Citations for Fast Food Nation
  6. Workshop Essays 1 and 2
Effective Notes:  Free Write: “Work” (10 minutes) 3 significant words Re-read (read) “Behind the Counter” (59-88) Discussion: Main Ideas (Claims) 10:20. (report out for activity credit). Rhetorical Meta Discussion: How he does it? 10:40 Homework: • Read: Chapter 5: “Why The Fries Taste Good” (111-132) • Essay 2 Draft Due (Wed)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Week Two

3/14
  1. In-class essay #1 (The "Essays" link above).
  2. Review Syllabus (The "Essentials" link above).
  3. Buy the book Fast Food Nation.
  4. Read Fast Food Nation 1-10.
  5. Be prepared for a quiz. 
3/16
  1. Freewrite in the Journal: "What is an argument?" Please put "Entry 1" as the title (10 minutes).
  2. Sign-in to Blogger (Gmail)
  3. Lecture: Argument Basics (In the Lectures folder above)
  4. Activity 1: Group (for quiz credit): Give Examples of Claims, Reasons, Evidence, and Logos, Ethos, and Pathos (one example each) in the introduction to Fast Food Nation. You may hand-write these. Turn them in. 
  5. Lecture: The Anatomy of an Essay
  6. Essay #1: These are not marked. Pick them up.
  7. Google Drive: Type your essays up in Google Drive as directed (due next week). 
  8. When you are finished, return the blue books for credit (Activity 2).
For next time: Read Fast Food Nation Chapter 2 (32-57; we skip Chapter 1). Pay particular attention  to the use of Claims, Reasons, Evidence, and Logos, Ethos, and Pathos. Feel free to review the lecture as your read. You should mark the examples and be prepared to discuss and report (Activity 3).