ENG 1101 Readings and Videos

Introductory Weeks

Bunn, Mike. “How to Read Like a Writer.” Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2, 2011. https://wac.colostate.edu/docs/books/writingspaces2/bunn–how-to-read.pdf

Anzaldúa Gloria. “How to Tame a Wild Tongue.” Borderlands: La Frontera. 2nd ed., Aunt Lute Books, 1999.

“Online Discussions: Tips for Students.” University of Waterloo, https://uwaterloo.ca/centre-for-teaching-excellence/teaching-resources/teaching-tips/developing-assignments/blended-learning/online-discussions-tip-students

“Student Tips for Online Learning Success.” North Hennepin Community College, www.nhcc.edu/student-resources/online-learning-d2l/tips-for-online-learning-success


Barry, Lynda. “Tardy.”  https://jackshalom.net/2018/10/17/tardy/

DePeter, Ron. “How to Write Meaningful Peer Response Praise.” Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 3, 2020. https://writingspaces.org/sites/default/files/depeter-write-meaningful-peer-response-praise.pdf

Lamott, Anne. ‘Shitty First Drafts.” in Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers. edited by Paul Escholz, Alfred Rosa, and Virginia Clark. 9th ed. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005.   https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnx3YXJyZW5zY2xhc3Nyb29tb25saW5lfGd4OjYzZmM1ZTBjNjhiNmE4NjU

Lyiscott, Jamila. “3 Ways to Speak English.” 10 Nov 2009.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn_mqVD_7XQ&feature=youtu.be

Olivarez, Jose. “Maybe I Could Save Myself by Writing.” Medium, 12 Sept 2018. https://gen.medium.com/young-chicago-authors-maybe-i-could-save-myself-by-writing-poetry-latinx-teen-79752108d0b5

Tan, Amy. “Mother Tongue.” https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/belknapeng1101mld100fa2023/files/2022/02/Mother-Tongue-by-Tan.pdf


Baldwin, James. “A Talk to Teachers” by James Baldwin,1963. https://www.spps.org/cms/lib010/MN01910242/Centricity/Domain/125/baldwin_atalktoteachers_1_2.pdf

Baldwin, James. “If Black English Isn’t a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?” New York Times, July 29, 1979 https://app.perusall.com/courses/eng-1101-ml-d105/baldwin-if-black-english-isn-t-a-language

Dirk, Kerry. “Navigating Genres.” Writing Spaces: Readings about Writing, Volume 1, 2010. https://wac.colostate.edu/books/writingspaces1/dirk–navigating-genres.pdf

“Understanding Genre Awareness.” Center for Applied English Studies, the University of Hong Kong, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Daut5e0kWBo

“Clean Up Your Mess: A Guide to Visual Design for Everyone.” visualmess.com, 2011.

Graff, Gerald & Cathy Birkenstein, “Chapter 3: As He Himself Puts It – The Art of Quoting” in They Say I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, volume 3, 2014. https://canvas.uw.edu/courses/915212/files/28555152/download?verifier=HJ6SFj8jLsPCvE2TH17gz2aT5deBXImp3ItoFnpD&wrap=1


Witte, Alison C. “Research Starts with Answers” and Wierszewski, Andrea. “Research Starts with a Thesis Statement.” In Bad Ideas about Writing. Edited by Cheryl E. Ball and Drew M. Lowe, 2017 (link to come)

Murray, Donald. “The Maker’s Eye.” Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers. Ed. By Paul Escholz, Alfred Rosa, and Virginia Clark. 9th ed. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005. https://robertnazar.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/themakerseye.pdf

Stedman, Kyle. “Annoying Ways People Use Sources” Writing Spaces: Readings about Writing, volume 2, 2011. https://wac.colostate.edu/books/writingspaces2/stedman–annoying-ways.pdf

“‘Schools are killing curiosity’: why we need to stop telling children to shut up and learn.” The Guardian, 28 Jan 2020. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/jan/28/schools-killing-curiosity-learn