Need-To-Know’s for Tuesday, February 26th

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February 25, 2013 by Jackie Hoermann-Elliott

Analyzers of Rhetoric,

Good morning. I have a few quick notes for you regarding tomorrow’s class:
First and foremost, we are meeting in our regularly-scheduled room, Ross 0025. We will be learning all about thesis statements. Before you groan, know that just about every person in this class needs to improve their thesis-writing abilities, per what I saw in this last round of papers. That’s okay. We’ll all get better together.
In terms of what you have due, your homework is to read EW 108-111 and the readings from last week, if you haven’t already. As always, I can’t force anyone to do the readings, but let me reiterate that in my experience, the most successful students coming out of this course are the ones who did all the readings because they define and reinforce important writing concepts–and not to mention they usually provide strong models of writing at the end of each chapter, in the AA test. Your other home work assignment is to write and post to your blog three potential thesis statements for the print advertisement you’ll be analyzing. If possible, please include your visual in this post. We will be workshopping these in class, so think about what you draft; think carefully.
A second homework assignment that should be very easy for you all, reply to this email with your blog URL for this course. I have a few of them–yes, I have yours, Jamie–but I need all, so reply away.
The first round of papers was pretty good. I was exceptionally pleased with those of you that implemented the challenges you set for yourself. I plan to hand those back on Thursday, time permitting, so that you may reflect on them over the weekend and use my feedback to prepare for the visual rhetorical analysis paper.
I hope your week gets off to a strong start. As always, let me know if you have questions, and happy thesis writing.
Best,
Ms. H

 

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