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Starting Chosen Discourse Project – Method and Choices

Starting Chosen Discourse Project – Method and Choices

Discourse 1- ShopRite of Little Falls Brief Summary- The ShopRite of Little Falls is a Staple to the Township of Little Falls. The Supermarket has been their over 70 years and continues to provide employment to over 400 workers in Little Falls and the surrounding neighborhoods. Working their for almost three years now you learn the skills and trades of what it means to become a member of Local 1262 and working at a grocery store. Possible Data Sources- Some…

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Some Elements of an Introduction – Framing a College Paper

Some Elements of an Introduction – Framing a College Paper

Every single day we are asking questions to each other and ourselves. These questions are asked by everyday students and citizens. We are young minds looking for answers, knowledge, and a purpose. We need sponsors on our lives when we cant do it on our own. Some of these questions have answers while others may never be answered. After reading Rising Cairn I tried to find some stories that I can relate about literacy acquisition in a topic that interests…

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Coordination and Subordination Assignment

Coordination and Subordination Assignment

Complex- She felt praised and it raised her confidence level. The part that I want to emphasize in this sentence is the part in which the student felt praised. By emphasizing the part in which she got praised, we can then explain the other positive benefits of simply being praised. It made her feel accomplished and made her feel something she possibly might have been searching for a while. Since before I talked about her being praised, that is all…

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What’s Your But? What’s Your Or? Assignment

What’s Your But? What’s Your Or? Assignment

Read “The Three Most Important Words in the English Language” in Habits – Bring Habits to class on 2/23. Find two paragraphs in that you think have the potential for a “but” or an “or” move. (These are probably paragraphs that are starting to use your literacy narrative data to add or challenge an idea in G/B/A. Revise those two paragraphs to more clearly state your claim and the way it speaks to the G/B/A ideas. You may need to bring in new evidence…

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On the Three Most Important Words in the English Language

On the Three Most Important Words in the English Language

If your project is truly “engaging the conversation” about literacy acquisition, it must be speaking to Gee/Brandt/Alexander in at least one of these three ways: affirm, add, challenge. And you probably want to be doing at least two of these things. What do your peers think you might do here, based on the evidence you’ve provided in the draft? Is there other evidence in the narratives that you’ve left out of the draft so far? Be specific about what your narratives…

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Brief Letter to Peers Assignment

Brief Letter to Peers Assignment

Complete this assignment as a blog post on your ePortfolio in the form of a letter (as in “Dear Peer Reviewer…”). Your letter should have four sections, and you should use bold, H2 or H3 style, bullets/numbers, or some other visual marker to break the sections up. (Use the blog post editing toolbar for this) My Question or Issue – in this section, explain the question or issue you are examining. Be sure to note the specific place(s) in your draft…

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Revise Draft for Barclay and TRIAC Assignment

Revise Draft for Barclay and TRIAC Assignment

Collreadwrit2a Every single day we are asking questions to each other and ourselves. Some of these questions have answers while others may never be answered. After reading Rising Cairn I tried to find some stories that I can relate about literacy acquisition in a topic that interests me as well. As an elementary and secondary education major I began my search by adding the tags education and teaching. Many students of all ages, when writing about their literacy narratives usually…

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Raising Cairn Assignment

Raising Cairn Assignment

How Do You Become A Victim-https://medium.com/@karensd/the-bravery-to-be-vulnerable-a89cb115f540#.ef3jbv4dy How Important Is Literacy In The Digital Age-https://medium.com/@teachertrain/literacy-and-tech-b81cae4c8517#.fs2g8urxc Literacy and tech-intro “How much literacy and digital skills do we need in the digital world we live in now? I work with students who have variations of literacy skills. We live in a world that takes enormous literacy and digital skills. Which app, tech tool or solution is best for who and what? As students have different literacy and tech skills, it takes a lot of tests…

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Alexander Questions

Alexander Questions

“The most common ‘cultural narrative’ that scholars observe students performing in literacy narratives is the conventional literacy success story” (Alexander 609). What is this conventional story, and why does it seem so prevalent in student literacy narratives? Support your response with evidence from Alexander and a discussion of ways your own literacy narrative from English 122 does or does not fit this kind of story. (15 minutes) Alexander contrasts “master” and “little” narratives. What is this contrast, and why is it…

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Alexander annotations

Alexander annotations

My first annotation was about Rebekah’s short story about her time in school about writing and standardized tests when she was a child. She talks about her time in third grade and how it haunted by the state mandated writing portfolios. After listening talk about her traumatic moments it made me actually go back to my third grade as well which is the age at which new jersey starts the NJ ASK. The NJ ASK is there state mandated test…

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