Final Exam Essay

Final Exam Essay

Troy Gondola Michael Cripps English 123 2 May 2017 Final Exam Day Writing Assignment     “Students understand the revision process as a rewording activity,” (Sommers 1). As an education major and a college student I am witnessing this in the classroom ranging from the ages of 6 to 9 in first and third grade classrooms. I also am revising my essays for English class, my bio papers, and lastly my lesson plans for my curriculum and methods courses. Young students…

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Chosen Discourse Final Draft

Chosen Discourse Final Draft

Troy Gondola Professor Cripps ENG 123 A 7 April 2017 Chosen Discourse Paper Gee has introduced us to the world of  discourse and Discourses with a capital D. These Discourse can be categorized into many different subsections such as primary and secondary along with dominant and nondominant discourse. Gee states that the Primary Discourse is “attained through being a part of something.” (Traverse). In other words a primary discourse is something you are born with within your family or home…

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Some Elements of an Introduction/Drawing Your Conclusions Assignment

Some Elements of an Introduction/Drawing Your Conclusions Assignment

Your Introduction Task Write 1-3 sentences that frame the larger context or issue to which your paper speaks. The basis of my chosen Discourse paper is showing the connections of ShopRite of Little Falls to the real world by supporting my agenda through Gee and other artifacts. Write 2-4 sentences that help establish your credibility by signaling whose texts you’ll engage and how you’ll engage those texts. If done effectively, it is quite possible to also weave in brief mention…

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Revise Two Paragraphs Assignment

Revise Two Paragraphs Assignment

Believing-What is accepted as truth or knowledge Some things that are accepted as truth or knowledge are the PLU system in which every item in the store that is under produce, bakery, or grocery, has its own specific 4 or 5 digit code depending on if it’s traditionally grown or if it’s organic. Organic numbers always start with the number “9”. Traditionally grown fruits and vegetables are always going to have a four digit number. Veteran cashiers know the majority…

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4/13 part 2 blog post

4/13 part 2 blog post

Follow the process for making a post-draft outline found in the second paragraph of the “Post-Draft Outline” chapter. Since we’re working with electronic documents, let’s make that outline with one-sentence statements at the BOTTOM of the COPY of our first draft. This is our working revision document, after all. Consider the questions in step 1 of the “Post-Draft Outline” chapter. Take whatever notes you find relevant as you think about your project from this vantage point. Most likely, only a couple…

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4/13/ blog post

4/13/ blog post

Artifacts. Do your peers find that you have good, meaty, juicy artifacts from your Discourse? Rich artifacts offer good pieces of language for analysis. If peers raised some questions about details on your Discourse, or about evidence, perhaps you need to locate a better artifact (or two). Describe your plan of action. My group members love my artifacts. For the Discourse of ShopRite, there is only so much one can do for a small job at a local supermarket. For…

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Note to Peers – Chosen Discourse Project

Note to Peers – Chosen Discourse Project

The main question or problem your writing seeks to address; The idea or point you feel you’ve made successfully- The point that I feel I have made successfully is that by making the connections between Gee and the artifacts one will understand the Discourse of ShopRite much more and will be able to enter the discourse easier. The idea or point you feel you need help with- The idea or point I need help with is using more quotes from…

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Building task 3 + Draft

Building task 3 + Draft

Gee’s Building Tasks of Discourse Analysis – A Simplified Worksheet (College Reading and Writing II – Cripps) Use this version of the building tasks worksheet if you find the worksheet with seven building tasks to be too confusing or complicated. The purpose of the building tasks worksheet is to help you organize evidence into categories relevant for a Discourse analysis. It’s less important which worksheet version you use. Directions: Use at least one worksheet for each chosen Discourse artifact. Under…

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Discourse ShopRite Paragraphs 1 & 2

Discourse ShopRite Paragraphs 1 & 2

1.5 Hours collreadwrit2a We understand from Gee that a Discourse may be primary, secondary, dominant, or non-dominant. Where do you locate your chosen Discourse in that framework? In your response, engage with a specific passage from Gee that defines/explains that kind of Discourse and  attempt to provide some evidence (from your artifacts) to support your interpretation.  If no single category fits, might you have a Discourse we might consider “hybrid”? Might that enable you to ADD TO or CHALLENGE Gee’s categories? Consider this PARAGRAPH A….

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Discourse Analysis Worksheet Assignment

Discourse Analysis Worksheet Assignment

Prepare a blog post on your ePortfolio that includes the following: (15-30 minutes) Your chosen Discourse. Titles of your artifacts, and links if they’re online. Photos of your annotations on your artifacts, or specific notes and embeds for images or video artifacts. Photos, scans, or links to Google Doc versions of your completed Discourse Analysis Worksheets. A 200-300 word statement that draws from your worksheets to present your initial thoughts about how your Discourse works. Your “time on task” for this project…

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