English 105 Week 4

In Class

1.   Incorporating Sources: Annoying Ways People Use Sources
2.   Creating the Works Cited: Purdue OWL
3.   Peer Review Practice
  • Read this essay: Think about purpose, audience, persona, and argument and how each are presented.
  • Consider how you might score this essay using the Writing Criteria
  • Class discussion
4.   Peer Review: Questions to consider
  • Does the essay meet the assignments minimum requirements?
  • How clear is the writer’s purpose in the essay?
  • How effectively does the essay address its audience?
  • How effectively is the writer’s persona presented in the essay?
  • What is the essay’s argument and is it worth considering? How well is the argument presented?

Before Next Class

1.   Log #8: Peer review assessment

  • Part 1: Write about what you learned about writing this essay from reading your peer’s essay. Identify your peer in your entry.
  • Part 2: Write about what you learned from your peer’s responses to your essay. Identify the most helpful suggestions and why you found them helpful.
  • Part 3: Finally, write out a list of items you will tend to on the draft between now and next week when when you submit it.

2.   Revise Midterm Essay in preparation for submission next week.

All work must be completed and submitted 24 hours prior to your weekly class meeting.