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Film Genre Group Activities

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Friday, October 29 1. Prepare a brief presentation (5 mins): Origins & brief history of the genre Key characteristics (3-5) of the genre Good and bad films in the genre Identify relevant criteria (3-5) to evaluate films in the genre 2. Choose a film from that genre you can all watch. (resources:, Monday, [...]

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Film Genres Assignment

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Here is what you need to do to be prepared for our Friday class: Go to and select the resource on the film genre you chose in class today. Read the resource. Post on our Facebook group wall the following: Three (3) examples of films that you’ve seen in that genre that you thought [...]

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Run Lola Run and Beyond

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Now that you’ve all posted your opinion of the film, here’s  a link to the Rotten Tomatoes page on the film: For today’s activity: Find and read a review of Run Lola Run on Rotten Tomatoes. Identify the criteria used to evaluate the film. Homework: Write a reaction to the review you read, agreeing [...]

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Preparing your Essay for Submission

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

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Revision Guidelines

Monday, October 18th, 2010

English 3103: Intermediate English I Revision Checklist Tips For Responding to Other People’s Writing 1. Say something positive. It is just as important to know what we are doing well in our writing as what things need improvement. 2. Talk about your responses while reading the work. “When I read this sentence, I wondered if [...]

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Revision Workshop on Monday

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Your assignment for Monday is the following: Revise the draft taking into account the feedback you received. You should have a complete draft of your essay, as if you were going to turn it in. Place your draft on Google Documents: Log in to UPR Gmail and click on Documents (or go directly). Create a [...]

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“My English” Writing Assignment

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Write a literary narrative about “your English.” This should be a brief (about 300 words) and well focused narrative that tells us a story about some aspect of your experience becoming literate in English. Post this writing assignment in your blog before class on Monday, October 4.

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