29 September 2014

  • Never be without pencil and paper
  • Bring your school book to class everyday, if not you have to bring snacks
  • Write in your book, write questions, circle words you don’t understand
  • A simple device to call your audience into participation
  • When you are given time on task you need to report to your groups
  • Ben is going to read a paragraph and start reading
  • Try to build convenience
  • 90% of the quotes was used from the first 2 pages
  • Not reading deeply
  • Read deeply
  • Read it inside out
  • Writing from a command of sources
  • Jump in from anywhere and write about it
  • Know the sources
  • Choose your sources wisely and go deep
  • Using football as an example
  • Select wisely one source, one play
  • Being lazy
  • Not putting in effort
  • Lazy boat
  • Not doing the research
  • Unprepared
  • Slacking off
  • Laziness
  • Filling the page
  • Not truly trying
  • Can’t benefit from doing the work
  • Saving money will take you further
  • Leave plenty of time for reading!
  • Understand
  • Replace other words with other words
  • Grabbing another word
  • Basically time to think, give us a little pause, tells the audience that we have simplified a sentence
  • Smoking mirrors
  • Expand a word: enlarge the sentence
  • To read thoroughly, to read with understanding it means to envision what the author wants you to envision
  • Jared: Switching up words
  • Scholars don’t switch words around
  • No depth
  • No texture
  • Joey: into old school hip-hop
  • Bill: good musician experiment
  • When writing a paper think of yourself as an experiment
  • It’s not about grammar
  • The rules of writing are not universal!
  • If you pay attention to headings they will help you understand about what the section is about

*Today one thing that we talked about that was very interesting to me was the usage and importance of quotes inside our work. I also thought that the idea of viewing your work as an ongoing experiment was pretty interesting.

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