Writing 122- Cora Agatucci
English Composition [Argumentation & Critical Reading-Response]

WR 122 COURSE PLAN - Winter 2002
CRN Sections #10563, #10566
WR 122 Course Plan is tentative & subject to change with advance notice
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*NOTE ON READING ASSIGNMENTS:
Aims of Argument (abbreviated AofA) reading assignments are due in advance of the class meeting
when they will be discussed. When I ask you to read all or part of a chapter, do not do any exercises
that may be included in that chapter unless Cora specifically assigns them.

Wk #1 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon. 
1/7
  Introduction to Course: Syllabus & Course Plan
Discuss "Following Through"
(AofA p. 10)
Assign WP#1 and Chs. 1 & 2 Summary Ex. 
Wed.
1/9
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Read Syllabus, Course Plan handouts & bring questions

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WP#1 (Survey of WR 121 Exit Competencies)

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Read AofA Chs. 1 & 2

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Ch. 1 & 2 Summary Ex.: List/summarize main points of Chs. 1 & 2
Discuss Questions re: the Course
Aims of Argument & Critical Reading:
Discuss Chs. 1 & 2 Summary Ex.
Example Formal Academic Summaries (online handout):
Communication Barriers & Facilitators;
Critical and Connected Thinking
Assign Ch. 13 Summary Ex.
Fri.
1/11
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Read AofA Ch.13, pp. 503-528: "Gay & Lesbian Rights," Nickel, Hamill, Gomes, Alter, & Rauch

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Ch. 13 Summary Ex. on two assigned Ch. 13 arguments)
Assign Formal Academic Summary
& discuss
Example Formal Academic Summaries

Discuss Ch. 13 Summary Ex.

 

Wk #2 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
1/14
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Preliminary Drafts of Formal Academic Summary  - 3 readable copies
Writers Workshop:  Preliminary Drafts of Formal Academic Summary
Wed.
1/16
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Final Draft of Formal Academic Summary (to be graded), & attach all copies of preliminary drafts

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Read AofA Ch. 3

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Ch. 3 Analysis Ex: Chart  thesis claim, reasons, evidence, & refutation of Young argument 
Exchange Reading: Formal Academic Summaries
Analyzing an Argument & discuss Ch. 3 Analysis Ex.
Distribute "I Have a Dream(online handout) & Assign Ch. 6 Analysis Ex.
Fri.
1/18
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Read AofA Ch. 6: "...Arguing to Persuade," pp. 107-134

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Read "I Have a Dream," by Martin Luther King, Jr. (online handout)

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Ch. 6 Analysis Ex.: Identify Appeals to Reason, Character, Emotion, & Style in "I Have a Dream"
Analyzing Audience & Arguing to Persuade: Appeals to Reason, Character, Emotion, & Style
Discuss Ch. 6 Analysis Ex.

Discuss Week #3 Speaker: Elizabeth Eckford (online handout)
Assign Eckford Ex.

Fri., 1/18: Tuition Deadline & End of 100% Refund Period

 

Wk #3 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .

MON, 1/21: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY - NO CLASSES

Tues., 1/22:  Begin Late Registration Fee of $30

Wed.
1/23
bullet Attend Eckford Presentation & prepare Eckford Ex.: 
Attend MLK Day Presentation:
Elizabeth Eckford
Hitchcock Auditorium
12 noon or 7:30 pm
Fri.
1/25
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Eckford Ex. (Summary & Response)

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Review AofA Part Two Readings: Issues & Arguments [Chs. 10-17]
Return graded Formal Academic Summary & distribute Grade Reports to date
Discuss Eckford Ex.
Make Class Choices:
  Part Two Issue [selected from Chs. 10-17] and common Week #4 reading assignments
Assign Summary & Analysis Ex.
Distribute WR 122 Course Plan for Weeks #4 - Finals

The Rest of the WR 122 Course Plan is Under Construction
but will be webposted by the end of Week #3, Winter 2002

Wk #4 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
1/28
   
Wed.
1/30
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Fri.
2/1
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Wk #5 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
2/4
   
Wed.
2/6
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Fri.
2/8
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Wk #6 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
2/11
   
Wed.
2/13
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Fri.
2/15
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Wk #7 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .

MON, 2/18: PRESIDENTS' DAY - NO CLASSES - COLLEGE CLOSED
MONDAY CLASSES MEET ON TUES., 2/19; and
REGULAR TUESDAY CLASSES ARE CANCELED.

Tues.
2/19
   
Wed.
2/20
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Fri.
2/22
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Fri., 2/22:  Last day to drop classes with no grade on transcript,
Last day to change grading status and to add classes.
Note: Students may drop classes by calling (541) 383-7250

 

Wk #8 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
2/25
   
Wed.
2/27
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Fri.
3/1
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Wk #9 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
3/4
   
Wed.
3/6
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Fri.
3/8
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Wk #10 Assignments Due:  In Class . . .
Mon.
3/11
   
Wed., 3/13:  Last Day to Withdraw & receive "W" Grade
Note Well:  Instructor's Signature Required
Wed.
3/13
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Fri.
3/15
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Finals Week - Mar. 18 - 22, 2002
Scheduled Final Exam Meetings:
bullet CRN #10566 (1:00 Class)
Thurs., Mar. 21
1:00 – 3:00, JEF 101 
 
bullet CRN #10563 (11:00 Class)
Fri., Mar. 22, 
10:15 – 12:15, PON 103
 

 

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