This week was one-on-one conferences for unit 2. Many of the students had much of their object of production completed. A few hadn’t started. It seems like students have a good handle on the genre we are working in. More →
I wrote this quote on the board today. Dory might be a forgetful little fish, but she has some wise advice. It’s important to hang in there and keep going, especially at this point in the semester. More →
As usual, we started off the morning with a few minutes of free writing. After that, we did an activity to help introduce CHAT to the students. First, I brought up the definition of CHAT on the ISU writing website. More →
This past week we covered many topics, ranging from basic writing strategies when entering into conversation with another author’s work, to the fundamental components, characteristics, or attributes of genres, i.e. their conventions.
Primarily, our dialogue about writing practices focused on the particular bits of antecedent knowledge that everyone is bringing into our college 101.10 classroom, but we also made connections between basic notetaking practices and habits. More →
Citation may refer to a particular style that is used to document the source of an idea or information, or it may refer to the attribution itself. In our program, we study several different citation styles, which may include MLA, APA, and others). More →
Huddle up. Football is a multimodal sport! Wes Gaddis, football player and coach with over twenty-five years of experience, visited instructor Kristen Strom’s classes of ENG 101 Composition students to talk about how he tackles literate practices and writing situations in little league and high school football. More →