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1 Comp 104 Mount Marty University Spring Semester 2006 jane.overmoe@k12.sd.us jane.overmoe@k12.sd.us

2 Jane Overmoe’s Family  Jane  Kristian  Kate  Beth  June 2005 at a Huey Lewis Concert  Hip to Be Square!

3 The Farndale Murder Mystery November 2005

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5 Background  BS in English, Speech and Theater  MA in Speech Communication  Educational Specialist Degree in Technology USD August 2006  Various teaching experiences  Retail  Theater  Public relations experience  Radio and Television

6 Favorite Places Key W E S t Oh Canada! NYCNYC Western SD

7 Favorite Books & Authors Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank Killer Angels She Stoops to Conquer Sophie's Choice, William Styron The Bible Long Days Journey Into Night Hedda Gabler and A Doll's House byHenrik Ibsen BeowulfShakespeare Tennessee Williams The Stand, Stephen King Oprah’s Book Club (All) The Coming Plague John Keats William Butler Yeats Anne Sexton Pride and Prejudice Maureen Dowd Ellen Goodman

8 Why Write?  Explore thoughts and feelings  To articulate ideas  To discover what we think  To scrutinize opinions  To effectively communicate  To cynically reason and understand

9 Syllabus  Wyrick, J. (2002). Writing Well with Additional Readings. 5 th ed. New York: Harcourt College Publishers.  Picoult, J. (2002). My Sister’s Keeper.  Weekly Assignments  Journal laptop or notebook  Sentence Patterns  Quizzes

10 Prewriting  Reflection Piece  Venn Diagram  SVES  Story/Grammar Map  Circular Picture  Mary Barton Strategies  Getting Started  Pump-Primer Techniques  Audience  Keeping a Journal  Scrap booking  Pre Assessment Strategies

11 The Thesis Statement  www.owl.org www.owl.org  Working Thesis  Essay Map  http://www.library.unr.edu/instructio n/courses/engl/engl101essay.html http://www.library.unr.edu/instructio n/courses/engl/engl101essay.html http://www.library.unr.edu/instructio n/courses/engl/engl101essay.html

12 The Body Paragraphs  Topic sentence  Development  Length  Unity  Coherence  Sequence  Transitions  Planning the body of your essay  Composing the body paragraphs  http://www.library. unr.edu/instruction /courses/engl/engl 101essay.html

13 Beginnings  Four part introductions  1 Teaser or ATTENTION GETTER  2 Background data  3 THESIS  4 Division statement

14 And Endings  Four Part Conclusion  1 Refer to teaser  2 Restate thesis  3 Remind readers of divisions  4 Closing appeal or statement Never lose sight of what reflection a reader may encounter with your final words…

15 A Concise Handbook  Major Errors in Grammar  Punctuation  Mechanics  www.onlinewritinglab.com www.onlinewritinglab.com  http://www.writersdigest.com/101sit es/categorysearch.asp?year_101=20 04 http://www.writersdigest.com/101sit es/categorysearch.asp?year_101=20 04 http://www.writersdigest.com/101sit es/categorysearch.asp?year_101=20 04

16 Exposition  Cause and Effect Essay  Comparison/Contrast  Process/Analysis  Division and Classification  Definition  Mixed MODE

17 Description  Imagery  How to write effective description  Sample student essay

18 Narration  Childhood story  Discuss rumors  Elements of story telling

19 Argumentation  One-sided  Two-sided  Research & The Citation Machine  Three appeals of persuasion: emotional, logical and ethical

20 Sentence Combining  http://web.uvic.ca/wguide/Pages/sen tencesTOC.html http://web.uvic.ca/wguide/Pages/sen tencesTOC.html http://web.uvic.ca/wguide/Pages/sen tencesTOC.html  http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/style/sen tencev.html http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/style/sen tencev.html http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/style/sen tencev.html

21 Grammar and Mechanics  http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/me chanics.html http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/me chanics.html http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/me chanics.html  http://watertown.k12.sd.us/schools/ srhigh/resources.htm http://watertown.k12.sd.us/schools/ srhigh/resources.htm http://watertown.k12.sd.us/schools/ srhigh/resources.htm

22 Da Vinci Principles  Curiostia  Dimonstrazione  Sensazione  Sfumato  Arte/scienze  Corporalita  Connessione  Curiosity  Commitment  Refine senses  Willingness to look twice at ambiguity  Whole brain  Poise  Systems thinking


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