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Reading for Wednesday, September 29

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Read “Strange Tools” by Richard Rodriguez starting on pg. 20 of our textbook.

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David Sedaris reading

Friday, September 24th, 2010

For Monday, September 27, read “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” available in pg. 559 of our textbook, and in the following link: http://www.macobo.com/essays/epdf/Me%20Talk%20Pretty%20One%20Day%20by%20Sedaris.pdf. I want you to post a 1-paragraph reaction to the narrative in our Facebook group before class. Enjoy!

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Homework for Friday, September 24

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

For the next class, get the textbook and read pages 1-19. If you don’t have the textbook, you can make a copy (or just read the material) in the Reserve section of the Library. (If you don’t know where it is, walk into the Library and ask.)

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Issues

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Post a 1-paragraph discussion of an issue you are interested in the Facebook Group. Go into the details of what is proposed, who disagrees, what are different points of view, etc.

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Textbook

Monday, September 20th, 2010

We will be using How to Write Anything. Do not purchase any other books for this class. It is available at the campus bookstore.

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Join Our Facebook Group

Monday, September 20th, 2010

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=159840117360706 This will be our discussion and sharing space for the class. Your first assignment: 1. Visit the group page and join it. 2. Post something about yourself and your interests. More importantly, what issues do you care about? What topics get you into passionate arguments? Give us an idea about what affects and engages [...]

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