Handouts, Tips, and More…

Detailed descriptions of various assignments, and other useful handouts, are available here:

Paper #1

Blog Posts

Presentations (and grading criteria for presentations)

Grading Criteria for Presentations

Grading Criteria for Written Work and Class Participation

Grading Rubric for Written Work

Peer Review Guidelines

Digital Story Project

Digital Story Evaluation Sheet (new version)

Final Paper

Reading Actively (plus tips for reading poetry)

Starting out and editing

Crafting Strong Arguments

Working with Critical Sources

Using Quotations

Avoiding Plagiarism

Paragraphs and Transitions

Close Reading and Analyzing Your Quotations

Formatting Rules

The Six Top Punctuation Rules

Pet Peeves (Gruner)