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Eng101 Reading discussion
Eng101
Reading discussion

Capitalization

Eng101 Reading discussion Capitalization
Freewriting
Freewriting

Given a topic

Write for given time

Do not stop writing…if you get stuck, pick a word and just keep writing it until your next thought

comes through

• Do not stop writing…if you get stuck, pick a word and just keep writing it

Freewriting

Charlemagne said, “To have another language is to possess a second soul.”

According to Mark Rippetoe, “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.”

“Visual arts cultivate thinking, innovation and

collaboration,” elucidates Bette Fetter.

Choose one of the quotes. Write it down.

How does it line up with one of the readings? Do you

agree or disagree with the quote? Why?

of the quotes. Write it down. How does it line up with one of the readings?

For Tuesday

Apply your assigned elements to each of the following readings. Be prepared to extensively discuss your findings with the class. Lee’s “Invasion of the Body Builders” Rodriquez’s “Private Language, Public Language”

Jenkins’s “Art for the Digital Age”

*pages are listed in the syllabus

Purpose, item selection

Aziz, Ashley B., Robert, Daniel, Corrine,

Zach

Points of comparison, organization & arrangement

Brittany, Pauline, Cassie, Mieah, David,

Naudya, Daishawna

Analogy, Ethics

Ashley C., Tony, Kaprielle, Summer, Cody, Cambria

Pauline, Cassie, Mieah, David, Naudya, Daishawna • Analogy, Ethics Ashley C., Tony, Kaprielle, Summer, Cody, Cambria

Jigsaw!

Meet in the following groups. Share your knowledge of your previously assigned element with the group.

The purpose is for all group members to fully

understand all of the elements in each of the readings.

with the group. The purpose is for all group members to fully understand all of the

Jigsaw

Corrine, Aziz, Daishawna, Ashley C.

Robert, Cassie, Cody

Danny, Naudya, Tony

Ashley B., Brittany, Summer

Zach, Pauline, Cambria

Aziz, Daishawna, Ashley C. Robert, Cassie, Cody Danny, Naudya, Tony Ashley B., Brittany, Summer Zach, Pauline,

Comparison Analysis
Comparison Analysis

Choose ONE of the readings

Write a 3-4 page essay discussing the effectiveness of the author’s comparison techniques

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Writing process; MLA format

Introduction

Body paragraphs

Conclusion

Grammar & mechanics

Rough draft conferences H 3/10

Peer review rough drafts T 3/15 (newsletters also due)

Final copy due H 3/17 (Narrative analysis mulligans due too!)

rough drafts – T 3/15 (newsletters also due) Final copy due – H 3/17 (Narrative analysis

Each body paragraph

should…
should…

* Identify element (topic sentence)

* summarize part of essay illustrating that element

* give direct text from essay (quote)

* Explain how this example shows the element’s effectiveness

* summarize part of essay illustrating that element

* give direct text from essay (quote)

* Explain how this example shows the element’s effectiveness

* Revisit identification of element (concluding sentence)

how this example shows the element’s effectiveness • * Revisit identification of element (concluding sentence)

Each body paragraph

should…
should…

A. * Identify element (topic sentence)

1. * summarize part of essay illustrating that element a.* give direct text from essay (quote)

b. * Explain how this example shows the element’s

effectiveness 2.* summarize part of essay illustrating that element a.* give direct text from essay (quote) b.* Explain how this example shows the element’s effectiveness

* Revisit identification of element (concluding sentence)

Explain how this example shows the element’s effectiveness * Revisit identification of element (concluding sentence)
Works Cited page
Works Cited page

A Work in an Anthology, Reference, or Collection

Works may include an essay in an edited collection or anthology, or a chapter of a book. The basic form is for this sort of citation is as follows:

Lastname, First name. "Title of Essay." Title of Collection. Ed. Editor's Name(s).

City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of

Publication.

Collection . Ed. Editor's Name(s). City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Page range of entry. Medium of
Capitalization
Capitalization

Capitalization

Names of specific people

Tucker, Lola, the Joneses

family, boy, girl, sister, cousin

*capitalize mom, dad, gram, etc. when it replaces their name Hi, Mom! Welcome home, Dad. My father and my mother are busy. Could your mom or dad drive us home from the bar?

name Hi, Mom! Welcome home, Dad. My father and my mother are busy. Could your mom

Capitalization

Days of the week, months, and holidays, but not seasons Monday, December, Passover, Easter

autumn, fall, spring, winter, summer

the week, months, and holidays, but not seasons Monday, December, Passover, Easter autumn, fall, spring, winter,

Capitalization

Ranks and titles, but only when used right before a particular person’s name

This is Doctor Smith. This is Aunt Anne, and that man is

General Bradshaw.

That man is my doctor. That woman is my aunt, and that

man is a general in the army.

*the word president is only capitalized when it comes before the president’s name President Washington had wooden teeth. The president, George Washington, had wooden teeth.

before the president’s name President Washington had wooden teeth. The president, George Washington, had wooden teeth.

Capitalization

geographic areas such as cities, states, countries, counties, rivers, oceans, streets, parks, etc.

North Dakota, Ohio River, Atlantic Ocean

The ocean is deep. The mountains are high.

rivers, oceans, streets, parks, etc. North Dakota, Ohio River, Atlantic Ocean The ocean is deep. The

Capitalization

regions of the United States but not directions

I was born in the Midwest, but I grew up in the North.

I live on the north side of the river.

I live in the Northside.

I was born in the Midwest, but I grew up in the North. I live on

Capitalization

Historical periods

the Renaissance, World War II, the Middle Ages, the Civil War

It was a long war. We live in an age of computers.

periods the Renaissance, World War II, the Middle Ages, the Civil War It was a long

Capitalization

religions, nationalities, races of people

Christians, Jews, Asians

There are many churches, temples, and mosques in our

city, and they are attended by people of different

races.

Asians There are many churches, temples, and mosques in our city, and they are attended by

Capitalization

languages, countries, and adjectives related to those

countries

Denmark, Danish art, German exchange student

french fries, venetian blinds, brussels sprouts, roman

numerals

*Are roman numerals just used in Rome? Are french fries

unique to France? Don’t use a cap unless you need it!

numerals *Are roman numerals just used in Rome? Are french fries unique to France? Don’t use

Capitalization

various names for God and the names of sacred books

God, Jehovah, Allah, Bible, Koran

There were many gods and goddesses in ancient myths.

and the names of sacred books God, Jehovah, Allah, Bible , Koran There were many gods

Capitalization

specific school courses but not general subjects

I’m taking Algebra 101 and History of China.

I’m taking algebra and history. I am majoring in

psychology.

subjects I’m taking Algebra 101 and History of China. I’m taking algebra and history. I am

Capitalization

names of specific schools, businesses, buildings, organizations, brand names, etc.

Apple Computer, Phillips Middle School, the University of Vermont

Chevrolet Camaro, Nintendo, Cheerios, Nestle’s Crunch

I want a new computer. That building is a middle school.

I plan to attend a university.

Cheerios, Nestle’s Crunch I want a new computer. That building is a middle school. I plan

Capitalization

first, last, and all important words in titles of movies,

books, chapters, and articles

*ignore a, an, the, but, and, for, or, nor, to, as, all prepositions

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, “Tar Heels Beat

Duke 102 96,” Diary of a Wimpy Kid

prepositions • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, “Tar Heels Beat Duke 102 – 96,” Diary

Newsletter Practice
Newsletter Practice

Dr.

Alex only has a few errors in this

yay!

Not today

area

• Newsletter Practice Dr. Alex only has a few errors in this yay! Not today area
Upcoming
Upcoming

Rough draft conferences H 3/10

Peer review rough drafts T 3/15 (newletters also due)

Final copy due H 3/17

– H 3/10 • Peer review rough drafts – T 3/15 ( newletters also due) •