- Inquiry Essays (you can have these due a bit later if you
- To introduce the Arguing Essay.
- To introduce your topical focus for this unit.
- To introduce the idea of evaluating by objective and subjective
- In order to get your class topic going, assign three articles
from your topic for Tuesday. This might seem like a lot to your
students--but they do have five days to read three articles.
To make further connections with the Inquiry essay, you might
have your students draw up a synthesis grid of the three essays
they read. Remember to make the essays as dialogic as possible
to give your students a good range of ideas to work with.
- Arguing Essay assignment sheets
- Anything you need for an activity to introduce evaluating
- Start with an appropriate Daily writing exercise:
Insert your own Daily here.
The lessons for this unit are sketched in terms of major goals
and suggestions only for each day. This should give you the opportunity
to practice designing your own detailed lesson plans (before you
start designing entire courses on your own) and allow you put
a bit more of yourself into your teaching.
- To design your own detailed lessons for this unit, first study
the Unit II Narrative to get a good idea of the conceptual movement
of the unit, as well as several suggestions for activities. Then,
design your own lesson plans and activites in order to meet the
goals for that day.
- REMEMBER: Feel free to seek out your friendly neighborhood
composition faculty member for additional help, advice, etc.