Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Weekly Agenda Nov 8-10; Nov 15-19

The Synthesis Essay

MON & TUES
Notes on writing the synthesis essay
-the rubric and prompt
-making sure you understand the prompt
-source packet
--is a source for or against; determine and demarcate
-what it means to engage in the conversation
--see notes
--counterarguments
Rules (see handout)
-see notes
--no 2nd person
--state relationship between sources
--frame sources
-what does it mean to 'qualify'
Student Samples
-response
-norm on rubric
HW Read Marilyn Elkins and annotate

WED & MON (the 15th)
In class essay: write on either side of the issue, 45 minutes each.