In this lesson, students will read and analyze a mentor text 100 Word Memoir. After studying the mentor text, students will create and evaluate their own 100 Word Memoir.
PLEASE NOTE: Some K-12 sites block access to Google Docs where this file resides. If you are unable to access it, it is also available at https://human.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Literature_and_Literacy/Book%3A_88_Open_Essays_-_A_Reader_for_Students_of_Composition_and_Rhetoric_(Wangler_and_Ulrich)
This book is a free and open resource for composition instructors and students, full of essays that could supplement OER rhetoric and writing texts that lack readings. All of the essays in this reader are versatile rhetorically and thematically. It is arranged alphabetically by author name. Each essay has a series of hashtags that apply to the essay in some way. You can search for essays thematically for topics like education, the environment, politics, or health. You can also search for essays based on composition concepts like analysis, synthesis, and research. You can search for essays that are based on shared values, essays that rely heavily on ethos, logos, or pathos, essays that are very kairos-dependent, and essays that are scholarly.
This collection was created in Google Docs so that it is easily adapted and edited.
In this learning object, students will learn what the abstract and body of an APA-formatted paper are. They will also learn how to format each according to APA style.
In this learning object, students will learn what a title page, running head, and page numbers are. They will also learn how to insert a running head and page numbers and how to format them according to APA style. Students will learn how to format the title page, including information placement and understanding what information that goes on the title page.
In this learning object, students will learn the difference between a short quotation and a long quotation, and will examine the different ways to format the in-text citation for each.
In this learning object, students will learn how to address word choice, points of view, active vs. passive voice, and bias in their formal academic writing.