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EXERCISES

PARTS OF ARGUMENT
General Principles
Argument Boxes
"Clueless" Argument
Brainstorming
Best/Worst Teacher
Language of Argument
Online Argument
Claims
Claim Game
Unusual Claims
How a Claim Becomes a Law
Claim Rank I

Claim Rank II
Claim Rank III
Reasons and Evidence
Order of Reasons
One Claim, One Source, Different Evidence
Evidence from the Experts
Evidence Match
Film Evidence
Tv Evidence
Research Database
Warrants
Martians and Vegetarians
Warrants of Melrose Place (The Raging River)
Shared Warrants
Claim and Reason: Where's the Warrant?
Handey Warrants

Rewriting Proverbs
Warrants in Advertising
PROBLEM STATEMENTS
Problem Statement Boxes
Problem Statement Template
Defining Problem Statements
Problem Statement Fairy Tales
Building a Fairy Tale
Fairy Tale Mad Libs
Problem Statements in Coming Attractions
Song Lyric Stories
Writing Problem Statements
Samples of Strong Problem Statements
Label Problem Statements
Rearranging Problem Statements
Incomplete Problem Statements
Missing Problem Statements
Imagined Problem Statements
Weak Problem Statements
Bad Assignment/Good Problem
Elevator Story Speed Dating (New!)

Tangible v. Conceptual
Tangible vs. Conceptual Problems
Tangible vs. Conceptual Assignments
Status Quo Positions
Status Quo Surveys
Status Quo Database
PARAGRAPH AND SENTENCE LEVEL
General Principles
What You Already Know: Coherence and Cohesion
Reviewing Concepts: Toss and Tackle (New - 2006 Style Contest winner!)
Characters and Actions
Characters and Actions through Fairy Tales
Characters, Insiders & Outsiders
Missing Characters: Who's Responsible?
Confusing Characters and Actions: Car Recall Letter
Characters: Legal Responsibility
Characters and Actions: Working from Magazines
Getting Your Money's Worth from Style (New!)
Nominalizations
Nominalization Translation
Nominalization: What is it?
Old to New
Old Information: Who Needs It?
Old to New: Making Sense of New Information

Old to New/
Topic & Stress/Short to Long: Samples to Revise
Topic and Stress
Topic and Stress Variation
Topic Strings
Topic Strings: Sample Passages
Topic String Stories (New!)
Quirky Styles (New!)
Coherence and Cohesion
Greenspeak (New - 2006 Style Contest winner!)
Real World Sentences (New - 2006 Style Contest winner!)
Yes, Minister
Clarifying and Confusing: On the Job
Wired for Coherence

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SAMPLE SYLLABI

Sample 105 Syllabus
ENWR 110 Rough Template
ENWR 110 MWF Sample Syllabus
ENWR 110 TR Sample Syllabus


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HANDOUTS

Parts of Argument
Problems, Introductions, and Conclusions
Style

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LRS INFORMATION

A Brief History of LRS
LRS Core Principles and Practices
LRS CURRICULUM
Parts of Argument

Problem Statements
Paragraph and Sentence Level
LRS Texts
ENWR 380 Lecture Packets

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TEACHING STRATEGIES

The Teaching/Learning Sequence
Designing Assignments for ENWR
Portfolios: Why and How-To

READINGS
Guidelines
Logistics: How to Compile Readings

Critical Reading Activities

A Guide to Publishers and Readers

Grammar Book Recommendations
WORKSHOPS

How to Run a Productive Workshop
Workshop Models and Editorial Forms
RESPONDING TO STUDENT WRITING
Principles of Commenting
Anatomy of a Good Comment
Commenting: An Efficient Routine
GATHERING FEEDBACK FROM STUDENTS

Quick Assessment Strategies
Mid-Term Assessment
Mid-Term Conferences
Final Assessment beyond the CEQ
PROFESSIONALIZATION
Ways to Professionalize your Teaching
How to Talk about LRS on the Job Market
Job Interview Questions & Advice Related to Teaching

Composition & Rhetoric Studies: Organization, Conferences & Journals
MISCELLANEOUS
ESL Indicators
Permission to Use Assignments
Plagiarism Issues


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