9-8

Today in class we shared the results of our WTR outlines, continued our discussion of quality writing, and analyzed sample WTR essays.

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Sample essays:

Homework:

  • Sign up for a conference by Monday 9-12
    • Conference Sign Up Link
    • Conferences will be held over a week long period, but you must sign up by Monday
    • Sign into your FIU email
    • Enter your name at a time available
    • Bring a printed copy of your WTR draft to the conference
  • WTR Draft 1
    • Due Thursday 9-15
    • 500+ words
    • Printed and brought to class

9-8

Today in class we introduced descriptive writing techniques, including concrete words, active verbs, dominant impressions, and descriptive verbs.

Week 3 Day 1

Homework:

  • WTR Draft 1
    • MLA format, typed, 200+ words
    • Printed copy brought to class on Thursday
    • Begin drafting the first few paragraphs of your major essay 1. You should introduce the space you will be reflecting on, convey a dominant impression of it with descriptive details, and explain where/when you were at this place.