11/21 Discussion (#11) - Andy Bates, Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:22pm
In order to understand the significance of the 11th prompt, click on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOO5S4vxi0o Describe your experience in ENGL 1100 this semester. How has it been different from other English classes you've taken? What do you feel you benefitted most (if anything at all) from in... more
  • 11/14 Discussion - Andy Bates, Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:15am
    What is your final topic for your argument paper? What are the main points that support it? What kinds of researched information will you use to support those points? What do you feel is going to be the greatest challenge for you writing this paper?
  • 11/7 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Nov 6, 2014 9:38pm
    What topic(s) are you considering for your argument paper? Why do these interest you? What are the potential counter arguments?
  • No Subject - Matt Ward, Fri Nov 7, 2014 2:56pm
    I want to do my argument paper on whether hunting is ethical or not. A lot of people in todayís world think that hunting is unethical because meat is readily unavailable in grocery stores. They donít realize that people hunt for meat and itís a more humane way to harvest meat. Letting the animal live in the wild its... more
    10/31 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:28pm
    BOO! How did writing your Boyle paper differ from writing your personal narrative? Which one did you find easier to write? What do you feel were the strengths of your Boyle paper? Weaknesses?
  • 10/24 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:50pm
    What is your thesis for the Boyle paper? Which stories do you feel best prove it? What parts of the stories best support it?
  • 10/17 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Oct 16, 2014 2:39pm
    Which option for the Boyle paper have you chosen (Theme or Compare/Contrast)? If theme, what theme have you chosen and why? What stories have you chosen for your paper and why?
  • Response - Nick Kleber, Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:36pm
    Nicholas Kleber For my TC Boyle paper I have chosen to do a theme paper on The Human Fly and On For the Long Haul. It took a lot of decision making for me to decide which two options to focus on but after considering the notes I have taken and the information I know, I feel that the two I have picked are the best... more
    10/10 Discussion - Andy Bates, Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:01am
    Which of the Boyle stories we've read so far do you like the most? Why? Which of the stories we've read do you like the least? Why? Which story is most unlike anything you've read before?
  • 10/3 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Oct 2, 2014 9:26pm
    What kinds of papers have you written before in terms of literature? Have you ever done a literary analysis? Poem analysis? What questions do you have going into this TC Boyle paper?
  • 10/3 Online Discussion - Victoria Swartz, Fri Oct 3, 2014 3:53pm
    Most papers I wrote in high school were summary or argumentative papers. I never had any issues with drawing out an argumentative paper. I actually considerer myself pretty good at coming up with strong arguments. What hurt me the most during high school was the fact that most of my teachers did not even require... more
    9/26 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:17pm
    Now that you have submitted your personal narrative, what do you feel most proud of about your paper? What do you feel most apprehensive about in your paper? Describe your process for writing the paper (i.e., did you do it all at once, break it up, multiple drafts etc.).
  • 9/19 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Sep 18, 2014 9:52pm
    What event have you chosen to write about for your personal narrative? Why did you choose it over other significant events? What details do you feel will best support your thesis that this is a life-impacting event?
  • 9/12 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:37pm
    Choose one of the following quotes to identify with and explain why you chose it: "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood and I, I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." -Robert Frost "The which does not kill us makes us stronger." -Friedrich Nietszche
  • 9/5 Discussion - Andy Bates, Thu Sep 4, 2014 6:17pm
    Describe your experiences in previous English classes. What did you find most beneficial? What did you benefit least from? What do you think will help you most in this semester?
  • Practice Prompt - Andy Bates, Thu Sep 4, 2014 3:01pm
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