To earn full points for Seminar #1, you must:
|Seminar #1 Written Preparation: Seminar #1 written preparation notes will enable you to contribute thoughtfully to In-Class Seminar #1 small group and full class discussion, and will help you succeed on future Paper assignments. Seminar #1 Written Prep. may be handwritten and may take the form of outlines or charts. Individual Seminar #1 Written Prep. notes are to be attached to Group Seminar #1 Reports and will be collected for scoring at the end of class. Therefore, be sure to make/save/retain a personal copy of your Seminar #1 Written Preparation!|
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Content Requirements for Written Prep. Notes:
(1) Identify and briefly explain at least three general characteristics of the Mid- and Later 18th Century Period. Choose characteristics that you feel you understand and can see expressed in assigned Week #1 literary works by Diderot, Jefferson, Equiano, and/or Wollstonecraft. Cite your source/s for each of the general period characteristics that you identify.
(2) Illustrate each of your three identified general period characteristics by citing specific examples--and giving page numbers from our textbook--of quotation, paraphrase, summary from assigned Week #1 literary works by Diderot, Jefferson, Equiano, and Wollstonecraft. Cite your source/s for the specific examples.
(3) Briefly note and be prepared to explain how/why your specific examples (quotation, paraphrase, and/or summary) from individual literary works supplied in item (2) above, illustrate your identified general characteristics of the Mid- and Later 18th Century European Enlightenment period.
Avoid Plagiarism! Cite Your Sources
(1) IN-TEXT CITATIONS are required for all summaries, paraphrases, and direct quotations (which should also be enclosed in quotation marks) from course sources, as well as from any outside sources used, given in your Seminar Written Prep. EXAMPLES:
(2) WORKS CITED list of all sources cited should be given at the end of your Seminar Written Prep. EXAMPLES:
Cora, ed. "European Enlightenment Overview: Mid- & Later 18th Century
Adapted from ENG 109 Syllabus: ENG 109 Learning Outcomes #1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, & 8:
A. Knowledge of Western World Literature
1. Identify the
timeframes, significant intellectual trends and cultural values, and
favored literary genres of major Western literary-historical periods of
the late 18th to the early 21st centuries
B. Literary Analysis and Interpretation
5. Develop persuasive
individual interpretations of literature from literary-historical periods
of Modern Western literature based on close reading, using pertinent
evidence from the literary texts.
Approved by HUM/LIT Committee 11-6-03
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