Friday, October 25, 2013

Weekly Agenda 10.28-11.1

Transitional Week: end The Crucible.  SYNTHESIS

MONDAY
Fish Bowl Seminar 

Digital Presentations

Study Guide for Conventions of Argumentation Quiz
HW Digital Annotations due WED; Study for Thursday Quiz; work on BENNETT LETTER, due Nov. 8th.

TUESDAY
Digital Presentations

Journal #13: Crucible Timed Writing, you may use your text.
HW Digital Annotations due WED; Study for Thursday Quiz; work on BENNETT LETTER, due Nov. 8th.

WEDNESDAY
Digital Presentations
HW Study for Thursday Quiz; work on BENNETT LETTER, due Nov. 8th.

THURSDAY
Conventions of Argumentation Quiz

SYNTHESIS PACKET REVIEW
HW Mark up Synthesis packet sources; work on BENNETT LETTER, due Nov. 8th.

FRIDAY
SYNTHESIS PACKET REVIEW

THE SYNTHESIS ESSAY
Notes on writing the synthesis essay
-the rubric and prompt, FLTs
-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
Additional Tips; Read Marilyn Elkins and annotate
HW Work on Bennett Letter, due Nov. 8th to turnitin.com.

NEXT
Socratic Seminar on Flag Burning Issue
-evidence required
Back to back days of writing from both perspectives; you will write two essays, one each day, only one will be graded.
-45 minutes, no extensions unless previously acknowledged, 25pts.