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Honors 11: Final Globalization Synthesis Essay Peer Editing

We spent the hour in teams really delving into our partner’s essay. You then had to, to receive full points today, conference with me about the conversation you had concerning one another’s essays. I gave you this as a peer … Continue reading

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Honors 11: LMC for Essay Work Time

For the next two days, you will have the hour in the LMC to work on your globalization synthesis essay in order to perfect your draft for peer editing purposes on Wednesday. We will be done with in class time … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Sample Body Paragraph Synthesis and Essay Work Time

We looked at a sample essay’s body paragraph that was a solid example of the use of synthesis of sources/putting sources into conversation and also the development of certain critical relationships with those sources. They also did well paraphrasing evidence … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Frank-Duncombe-Yes Men Synthesis + Peer Editing

Today, we first took a partner quiz in which we worked to construct critical relationships with sources and thus create synthesis between two sources that spoke to similar, key ideas. This was the quiz. We only did one synthesis on … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Cultural Resistance and the Yes Men

We discussed for the first half of the hour Duncombe’s Cultural Resistance Reader in terms of what it meant, its implications regarding contemporary society and globalization, etc. We then transitioned into a satirical documentary regarding The Yes Men, a 2003 … Continue reading

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Honors 11: MLA Citations

Your first assignment was to find the answers to the attached questions and submit to me when finished for points (here’s the blank version we filled out). Here is more helpful MLA information. HOMEWORK: Read and annotate as needed Duncombe’s … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Introduction Paragraphs, cont.

We work shopped our introduction paragraphs today in class in small groups, paying close attention to how our flash point is used, the flow into introducing our topic/globalization and the construction of our initial claim. We also worked to remove … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Introduction Work

We looked at some sample introductory paragraphs from last year to try to notice what work was done well (or not) concerning the depiction of the flash point (your specific entry way into the larger scope/big picture–can be a specific … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Evolving Your Claim

We individually read through this chapter titled Evolving A Thesis from the book Writing Analytically. We then used this synthesizing sources outline to begin brainstorming our initial claim. If you wanted to construct an outline in a different set up … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Research Day

We went to the lab today, and I spent the first 5-10 minutes discussing the essay and what kinds of sources you should look for and reiterating what a flash point for your essay could/should be. I tried to clarify any … Continue reading

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