1. In The Language of Composition, read p. 1-21 for Friday, 1/10. Quiz on Ethos, Logos, and Pathos.
2. In The Language of Composition, read p. 81-94 for Wednesday, 1/15. Quiz on claims of policy, fact, and value.
3. In The Language of Composition, read p. 94-125 for Friday, 1/17. Quiz on Induction, Deduction, and the elements of classical arrangement.
4. In The Language of Composition, read MLK's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," p. 280-295 for Wednesday, 1/22. Quiz
5. In The Language of Composition, read p. 125-143 for Friday, 1/24. Quiz on the six elements of the Toulmin Model.
6. In The Language of Composition, read p. 404-410, and answer EITHER #2, p. 410 or #2, p. 411. Due Wednesday, 1/29. Submit answer to turnitin.
7. Finish the Partner Political Cartoon assignment for Friday, 1/31. Here are the directions: Partner Political Cartoon Assignment.
8. Write a new entry in your Moleskine. Head and date it. Bring your Moleskine to class for sharing on Monday, 2/3.
9. For Friday, 2/7, in The Writer's Presence, read "The Trouble with Self-Esteem," p. 621-628, and "The Singer Solution to World Poverty," p. 615-621. Quiz.
10 For Wednesday, 2/12, read Adam Gopnik's "Shootings" and Leslie Marmon Silko's "In the Combat Zone." Quiz. Shootings Combat Zone
11. For the quiz on Thursday, 2/14, know the definitions of the following fallacies and be able to point out basic examples of them:
- Hasty Generalization
- Faulty use of authority
- Post Hoc or Doubtful Cause
- False Analogy
- Ad Hominem
- False Dilemma
- Slippery Slope
- Begging the Question
- Straw Man
- Two Wrongs Make a Right
- Non Sequitur
- Ad Populum/Bandwagon
- Appeal to Tradition
- Red Herring
Here is the Fallacy PowerPoint: Fallacies and Examples