On Monday, December 13, we will…

DISCUSS the following questions:

  • If you could turn back time, what would you do differently in this class?
  • Which major reading (Douglass’s speech, Wollstonecraft’s letter, Sophocles’ play Antigone) did you enjoy the most? Why?
  • Which major reading did you enjoy the least? Why?
  • Which major writing assignment did you enjoy the most? Why?
  • Which major writing assignment did you enjoy the least? Why?
  • What do you wish we would’ve spent more time discussing/working on?


  • Feel free to ask any questions about the Final Reflection and Portfolio!

After class, students will…

  • SUBMIT Final Reflection and Portfolio Assignment by 11:59 PM on Monday, December 13.
  • Write a Post titled Full Name, Final Portfolio and saved under Final Portfolio Work. Include the Final Reflection, U1 Writing Assignment, U2 Writing Assignment, U3 Writing Assignment, and (optional) UX Revision in the post.
  • Please follow the instructions on the Final Portfolio assignment page!

On Wednesday, December 15, we will…


  • A post titled Full Name, Letter to a Future Student. Save it under Final Reflection Work. In the post, write a letter to a student taking this class next semester. Give advice to a future student about to take this class. What would you tell them? (Consider the questions we discussed on Monday to help guide your letter.)
  • Submit this post by the end of class. If you are absent, you have until 11:59 PM on Wednesday to submit this final low-stakes writing assignment!

After class, students will…

  • Review the list of low-stakes writing assignments (below) and see if any are missing from the OpenLab website.
  • Look on the OpenLab GradeBook and review your scores.
    • For U1, there are 60 points possible; for U2, there are 50 points possible, for U3, there are 10 points possible; for Final Reflection, there are 20 points possible.
  • If any of the assignments aren’t present, and you know that you did the assignment, please email me the links to my GMAIL account by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, December 15.

Low-Stakes Writing Assignments for ENG1121

U1 Low-Stakes Writing Assignments (each are worth 10 points; 30% of the overall grade)

Swales’ Quotes

My Discourse Communities

Responding to Wollstonecraft & Young

Brainstorming DC & Research

Responding to Douglass

Letter or Speech?

U2 Low-Stakes Writing Assignments

Characters of Antigone

Did Antigone commit civil disobedience?

Antigone in Ferguson

Social Justice Brainstorm

U2 Project Reflection

U3 Low-Stakes Writing Assignment

U3 Preparation

Final Reflection Low-Stakes Writing Assignments

1st Draft of Final Reflection

Letter to Future Student