Uses Cooper, Sheila and Rosemary Patton. Ergo: Thinking Critically and Writing Logically. New York: Harper, 1993.
Portfolio 1 - (8 weeks); 35% of semester grade; no less than 12 polished pages in 2 to 3 papers drawn from summaries, responses, synthesis/responses, and pro/con (all of which have been taken to workshop stage)
Paper 1- (4 weeks); 20 % of semester grade; 1 paper, either inductive/deductive or Rogerian
Paper 2 - (2 weeks); 20 % of semester grade; 1 paper that student designs based on his or her purpose and audience