Feb. 23 class

February 20, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • AP presentations (Bring your presentation in two forms, such as e-mail to yourself and on USB key, just in case!)

Next week:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Go over grammar test
  • Writing headlines and decks
  • Editing lab session (review for grammar and AP Style exam)
  • Go over homework — 10 AP Style questions
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Extra credit

February 17, 2009

Two opportunities:

Write a three-page (double-spaced) critique of an issue of the University Star that we have not reviewed in class

  • Tuesday or Wednesday issue
  • Due by March 2 (bring hard copy to class)
  • 15 points possible

Write a two-page summary (double-spaced) of Aron Pilhofer’s visit Wednesday

  • 6:30 p.m. LBJ Student Center Teaching Theatre
  • Due by the start of class next Monday
  • 10 points possible

Feb. 16 class

February 16, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Grammar exam (first hour of class — Bring your notes and WWC book!)
  • Newspaper critique
  • Go over AP presentations
  • Meet with AP presentation group (Bring your AP Stylebooks!)

For next week:

  • AP presentations
  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique

Feb. 9 class

February 9, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Review Weeks 1 & 2
  • Ch. 11-13 in WWC
  • Review for grammar test

For next week:

  • Grammar test (timed: 1 hour)
  • Bring WWC book and class notes
  • Discuss AP presentations and assign groups
  • Bring AP Stylebook

Feb. 2 class

February 1, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Go over Ch. 6-9 in WWC

For next week:

  • Read Ch. 11-13 in WWC
  • Prepare for current events quiz
  • Prepare for newspaper critique