Week 11: Monday, November 3rd - Friday, November 7th
Week 15: Overview
Weekly Notes and Advice
You made it to the
last week--congratulations! The goals this week are to complete
students' arguments for a public audience and to wrap up Portfolio
3. You will need to decide when you are collecting the components
of Portfolio 3 and how you are conducting the Final Exam (see
Please remember to provide
lesson and course connections each class day and to introduce
and conclude your lessons along with providing transitions between
Connection to Course
This week culminates
all we have done this semester. The conclusion of Portfolio
3 wraps up students' learning and practice of revision, writing
for multiple writing situations/writing as a series of choices,
the use of visual rhetoric, and, perhaps most profoundly, marks
students' joining of the conversation about a publicly debated
issue for the course. Students have now come full-circle
in terms of the Great Circle of Writing and their understanding
of the writing situations they have and will encounter.
Goals for this Week
Have students complete their arguments for a public audience.
Wrap up Portfolio 3.
Discuss the Final Exam: meeting time, place, requirements,
Have students complete their
News Clippings Journals and collect them if you haven't already.