-- for everyone's sake, we'll review our skills for teh mid-term on Wednesday. Read ahead on assignments for this Friday and next week.
-- an in-class essay similar to the diagnostic essay you performed on the first day of class; gives yo uthe opportunity to show how well you've abosrbed the writing skills we've covered thus far in the semester: thesis statement, topic sentences, support/illustrations/examples, transitions, ¶ focus, active verbs, sophisticated language.
-- Have read in SoL Jenny Lyn Bader, "Larger Than Life," pp.720-731; take good notes for us to discuss in class.
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-- last week you performed your trick (the mid-term), so here's your treat: class does not meet today
-- ATTENTION: CHANGE OF ASSIGNMENT: Blackwell Library has selected today as our Library Research Orientation Day. Meet in the downstairs of Blackwell Library; from there, Kathryn Kalmanson, Head of Reference, will walk us through researching materials in the library and via online databases available through the library (makes Google look insufficient). You'll need to know all this for Paper #4, so now's the time.
-- Have read in SoL Gary Engel, "What Makes Superman So Darned American?" pp. 677-685; take good notes for us to discuss in class.