Monday, November 29, 2010

Final Instructions. . .

1) ALL four essays must be rewritten AT LEAST ONCE and submitted by 12/10/2010. . .If you fail to complete this requirement, you cannot pass the course. . .

2) Submit your final portfolio by 11 am on 12/14/2010 (Exam period); email the following as attachments and label files as follows:

• Submit a final reflection that discusses what you have learned about your WRITING PROCESS as well as anything you can share about yourself as a writer. Label the file with your three initials and "reflection"—as in PLT.reflection.docx

• Submit your writing journal OR an explanation about why you chose NOT to maintain a journal. Label file with your three initials and "journal"— as in PLT.journal.docx

• Select and submit FINAL submissions of what you consider to be your THREE best essays; identify them in order with a brief note WHY. . .Label explanation with your three initials and "why"—as in PLT.why.docx

• Submit the LAST draft of E.4 separately for me to submit to the FYW committee. This MUST be labeled with your student ID number—as in 1234567.docx.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Harrison Bergeron

Harrison Bergeron, Kurt Vonnegut

Our Debate Culture

Our Debate Culture

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Published Op-Ed, drafts shared in class

Here is the published final Op-Ed; you saw two drafts of this in class:

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell": There's a Reason Captain America Wears a Mask

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

FYW Dinner!

November 4, 2010

@ 6:oo

Trio Cafe

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

What do you know about your own faith?

Here is an interesting study about faith and religious knowledge:

Religious Literacy

May be a good source for essay 2. . .

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


Does race matter? See the news article and study about race and school suspensions.