Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Rites of Passage Check in

Agenda:

  • Maasai African Lion Hunt w/ questions
  • Work on paper
Homework:
  • Have enough of your paper ready for tomorrow's peer review

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Writing Day

Time to work on writing piece.

Come tomorrow prepared to look at a sample reading on rites of passage.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sources

Agenda:

  • Survey
  • Discussion of POL
  • Sources-->Create Google Doc with MLA citation and notes from two of the sources you find via journals or from credible sources found via a regular google search
Homework:
  • Come in with at least one source documented for tomorrow.  You should be able to spend part of tomorrow drafting your paper.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Poetry Out Loud Information

Agenda:

  • POL: www.poetryoutloud.org
  • What to do when journals aren't working out
  • A note on citations and the Purdue OWL
Homework:
  • Paper due 12/19
  • Extra credit (choose poem, attend 12/18 workshop, and recite poem in class)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Research Day 2

Agenda:

  • Continue looking for journal articles
  • Modifying search terms to get more results
Homework:
  • Take stock of where you are and what additional resources you need for tomorrow, when we will discuss finding credible sources in a Google search when all else fails

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Finding Your Sources

Agenda:

  • Use the sites and skills we reviewed yesterday to find and read two scholarly articles on your piece
Homework:
  • Come tomorrow with at least two articles on your piece

Review of Important Peer-Reviewed Sources

Agenda:

  • Books
  • Library Databases--JSTOR
  • scholar.google.com
Homework:
  • None

Friday, December 5, 2014

Part 1: Rites of Passage

Agenda:

  • Return to site
  • Choose a rite
  • Initial Google Search and chart
  • Paragraph on how it reproduces society
Homework:
  • Finish initial step

Rites of Passage Revisited

Agenda:

  • Review homework
  • Look at site for tomorrow's task

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Reviewing

Agenda:

  • Review of yesterday's crossword
  • Reviewing the basics of Rites of Passage
  • Diagramming a Rite in Western Culture
Homework:
  • Finish Diagram