Professor Coleman’s Weekly Schedule

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Project 1 Due: **Monday, Oct. 2nd**

          **DRAFT DUE Wed. Sept. 20th

Project 2 Due: **Monday, Nov. 6th***

          **DRAFT Due Wed. Nov. 1st **

Project 3 Due: **Mon. Dec. 4th**

          **Draft Due, Wed. Nov. 29th**

Final Portfolio Due:   **Wed., Dec. 20th**

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Introduction

DAY 1: Mon. Aug. 28th

In class 

  • PowerPoint 1
  • Review Course Syllabus and Course Schedule
  • Introduce and Join OpenLab site

Homework 

  • JOIN: OpenLab and explore the website! Don’t worry, you can’t break it! Play around, check it out, see what is on the site! 
  • WRITE: Introductory Writing Assignment 
DAY 2: Wed. Aug. 30th

In Class

Homework 

 Unit 1: The Education Narrative  

DAY 3 Wed. Sep. 6th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 3
  • Discuss  the Bunn reading 
  • Project 1: Education Narrative assigned                            

Homework 

DAY 4: Mon. Sep. 11th

In Class

Homework 

DAY 5: WED. SEPT. 13th

In Class

Homework 

DAY 6: Mon. Sep. 18th 

In Class   

  • Discuss “Learning to Read” by Malcolm X
  • Explore the elements of an education narrative
  • Project 1: Step 5 (individual conferences)

Homework 

  • Draft of Project 1 Due Wed. Sept. 20th. I cannot accept late drafts. 
DAY 7: Wed. Sep. 20th   

In Class

Homework

  • FINAL PROJECT 1 Due Mon., Oct. 2nd
DAY 8: Wed. Sep. 27th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 8
  • Discuss metacognition and transfer and the importance of reflective writing
  • Plan and draft Unit 1 Reflections
  • Look forward to Project 2

Homework

  • Final Project 1 Due Monday, Oct. 2nd
  • Unit 1 Reflection Due Mon. Oct. 2nd

Unit 2: Reflective Annotated Bibliography

DAY 9: Mon. Oct. 2nd

In Class

Homework

  • Project 2: Step 1: Choose a Topic Handout
DAY 10: Wed. Oct. 4th  

In Class                                            

Homework

***DAY 11: TUE. Oct. 10th**

In Class

  • PowerPoint 11
  • Explore the elements of a Reflective Annotated Bibliography
  • Project 2: Step 2: 3 Sources Handout 

Homework

  • Find your 3 sources for your topic. Remember, the sources must be in 3 different genres. Add your sources to Project 2: Step 2: 3 Sources Handout.                 
DAY 12: Wed. OCT. 11th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 12
  • Project 2: Step 2: Bibliographic Information (MLA Citation) and Source Credibility Handout 
  • Explore FAKE News! 
  • **Library Visit**

Homework

DAY 13: Mon. Oct. 16th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 13
  • Discuss “Backpacks vs. Briefcases” by Laura Bolin Carroll
  • BRING PRINT COPIES OF YOUR SOURCES TO CLASS! (if a video or podcast, bring a device to watch/ listen). 
  • Project 2: Step 4: Source summaries 
  • Project 2: Step 4: Rhetoric, Rhetorical Situation and Rhetorical Appeals

Homework

DAY 14: Wed. Oct. 18th    

In Class       

  • PowerPoint 14
  • BRING PRINT COPIES OF YOUR SOURCES TO CLASS! (if a video or podcast, bring a device to watch/ listen). 
  • Project 2: Step 3: Prepare oral presentations

Homework

  • Write a summary of your 3 sources.
  • Finalize Project 3: Step 3” Oral Presentations for Oct. 23rd
DAY 15: Mon. Oct. 23rd

In Class

  • PowerPoint 15
  • Oral presentations of research
  • Read and discuss “They Say I Say” by Graff and Birkenstein
  • Project 2: Step 5: Choose and evaluate quotations from your sources
  • Project 2: Step 5: Source Entries

Homework

  • Draft first source entry on Project 2: Step 4: Source Entry Handout
DAY 16: Wed. Oct 25

In Class

  • PowerPoint16
  • Project 2: Step 5: Source Entries: Draft Second Source Entry
  • Project 2: Step 5 and 6: how to write Introductions and Conclusions 

Homework

  • Draft second source entry on Project 2: Step 4: Source Entry Handout
DAY 17: Mon. Oct. 30th

In Class 

  • PowerPoint 17
  • Project 2: Step 5: Source Entries: Draft third Source Entry
  • Compile your Reflective Annotated Bibliography. Put all the pieces together: Introduction, 3 Source Entries, Conclusion. 

Homework

  • Draft of Project 2 Due Wed. Nov. 1st. Late drafts cannot be accepted. 
DAY 18: Wed. Nov. 1st

In Class 

  • PowerPoint 18
  • Project 2: Step 7: Chose Quotes
  • Project 2: Step 8: Revise and Edit using Revising and Editing Checklist 
  • Share a favorite part of Project
  • Introduce Unit 2 Reflection

Homework

  • Project 2 Due Mon. Nov. 6th

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Unit 3: Writing In a New Genre

DAY 19: Mon. Nov. 6th      

In Class

  • PowerPoint 19
  • Introduce Project 3 and the Project 3 Roadmap
  • Read and discuss “Navigating Genres” by Kerry Dirk
  • Explore how different genres address a topic (listen to a speech, a song, a video, etc)

Homework

  • Project 3: Step 1: Choose and Audience and Genre Handout
DAY 20: Wed. Nov. 8th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 20
  • Continue to explore how different genres address different topics for a specific audience
  • Identify key genre elements 
  • Project 3: Step 1: Project Proposal 

Homework

DAY 21: Mon. Nov. 13th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 21
  • Share and revise project proposals
  • Discuss “Annoying Ways People Use Sources”  by Kyle Stedman 
  • Project 2: Step 2: Choose a Publication and complete the  “Know Your Publication Worksheet” 
  • Project 3, Step 3: Integrating Information Handout

Homework

  • Begin Project 3 Draft
DAY 22: Mon. Nov. 15th     

In Class

  • PowerPoint 22
  • Strategies for explaining complex concepts and expanding ideas
  • Individual meetings with students / Drafting Projet 3

Homework 

DAY 23: Mon. Nov. 20th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 23
  • Discuss “Popular Culture Is Killing Writing” by Bronwyn T. Williams
  • Project 3: Step 4: Artist’s Statement

Homework

  • Continue drafting Project 3
**NO CLASS WED. NOV. 22nd**
DAY 24: Mon. Nov. 27th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 24
  • Individual student check-ins

Homework

  • *Project 3 Draft Due Wed. Nov. 29th. Late drafts will not be accepted. 
DAY 25: Wed. Nov. 29th

In Class

  • PowerPoint 25
  • Read “Sh*tty First Drafts” by Anne Lamott
  • Peer revision and editing of Project 3 
  • Review of how and when to cite sources. Add citations. 

Homework

  • **Final Project 3 Due Mon. Dec. 4th

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 Unit 4: The Final Portfolio

DAY 26 Mon. Dec. 5

In Class

  • PowerPoint 26
  • Share favorite part(s) of Project 3)
  • Introduce the Final Reflection
  • Discuss the writing process and strategies that are transferable across genres and content areas, ways we use writing in our lives

Homework

Day 27: Wed. Dec. 6

In Class

Homework

  • Review and collect all of your work for your Final Portfolio begin to insert into template
  • Prepare draft of Final Reflection to review in class on Monday Dec. 11th
DAY 28: Mon. Dec. 11th

In Class

  • Compile work for Final Portfolio
  • Revise and edit Final Reflection

Homework

  • Final Portfolios Due Wed. Dec. 20th
DAY 29: Mon. Dec. 18th     

In Class

  • Individual student check-ins                     

Homework

  • Final Portfolios Due Wed. Dec. 21st
DAY 30: Wed. Dec. 20th
  • **Celebration of learning, sharing of Portfolios! LATE PORTFOLIOS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!