Readings for ENGL 301
For January 20
Think of 1 or 2 stories to share with your partner in class.
For January 23
For January 25
Conduct a search for any version of "Why Johnny Can't Write" (Why Jane Can't Read; Why Students Can't ...). Bring your version to class today.
For January 27
In Bad Ideas about Writing read "America is facing a Literacy Crisis" and "What No Bedtime Story Means." Take notes and be prepared to discuss. You might consider connections between these readings and "Why ___ Can't" articles.
Below is an Open Resource Book Bad Ideas about Writing. We will be reading several sections from this text. For "America Is Facing a Literacy Crisis" see page 13.
Below is an updated version of the syllabus--the schedule is until week 12
Below is the picture of the white board from class: What do you need/want to know about teaching writing to students?
For January 30
Today we will share the Partner Profiles and discuss notes for your literacy narrative.
For February 1
Share rough drafts of literacy narratives
For February 3
For February 6
Peer Review of literacy narratives--bring two copies