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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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