Journal # 12: Responding to: TS/IS Chpt. 14: “What’s Motivating This Writer?”
Read and annotate: Michael Pollan’s Out of the “Kitchen, Onto the Couch” (Time on task, 90 min) Journal #(11) Pollan journal. (Time on task 30 min) Identify 3 passages you find centrally important to Pollan’s essay, his big point. For your response, start with naming page and para, and then indicate if you agree, disagree, or have a response that is complicated. Then, for each A,D,C, respond with 150-200 words explaining why.
For Journal # 10, read over the “Memories of Past Meals” past article and spend 20 mins responding to what you liked, what was interesting to you, how the photos worked with some of these very short narratives, and what you’d like to know more about in one or more of these little pieces. Next, consider the “Memories of Past Meals” past article and take another swipe at your Favorite Meal Essays. For this project, you’ll want to think about presenting…
In-class Journal (# 9): What did you did you spend the most time revising? What would you change? How much is the drafting/revising process different from your past drafting/revising approaches (in high school or other classes)? How did your approach to this project fit with the expectations for this class? Answer honestly.
Read: TS/IS “Starting With What Others Say” pp. 19-29 Journal (# 8): Responding to: TS/IS “Starting With What Others Say” pp. 19-29.
This is a choose-your-own-adventure journal (Journal # 7):
Journal (# 6): Save and post ALL of your peer review for paper 1—marginal comments and feedback letter. This will be vital to include in your portfolio for evaluation. Post to the your Peer Review page and copy the URL to post for Journal # 6. This will likely require downloading your draft (if in Google docs) as a Word doc, and then saving it as a PDF. For help with this, please visit my resources page.
Read: Entering the Conversation pp. 1-15 in They Say/I Say (TSIS). Journal (# 5): Responding to Entering the Conversation.
Journal (#4): “The End of Food” posted on your journal page AND on our course site by class time. This is how you earn credit.
Journal (#3): TS/IS pp. 42-51, “The Art of Quoting” response.