Class, Thurs, 9/01

Conditions for Learning to Write

  • Commitment
  • Ownership
  • Work Over Time

The Course

Your Questions

Divide into groups of four or five. Share the questions you have about the course. As a group, come up with three questions that (a) you’d really like the answers to, and (b) you don’t think other groups will ask.

Elizabeth Spelman, Repair

Fastwrite: Spelman writes: “The family of repair activities shares the aim of maintaining some kind of continuity with the past in the face of breaks or ruptures to that continuity” (4). In your own words, explain what Spelman means. Why and how does she believe that repair connects us to the past?

Writing Geek

  • Colons, or the mark of addition
    • Use a colon (a) after a full sentence, and (b) to introduce a list. See Mignon Fogarty, “Colons” (Grammar Girl 2010).

To Do

  1. Tues, 9/06, class: Read Chapter 2 of Repair. Be ready to pass a simple reading quiz.
  2. Thurs, 9/08, class: Read Chapter 3 of Repair. Be ready to pass a simple reading quiz.
  3. Mon, 9/12, 4:00 pm: Post r1 to this website.
  4. Tues, 9/13, class: Read Chapter 4 of Repair. Be ready to pass a simple reading quiz.

 

 

 

 

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