AW1: week 11, June 30th, 2017


  • Essay #2 draft1: write it, email it to me by Thursday noon, print it out, bring it to class.
    • Consider changing your topic to one for which you can conduct original research:
      • the high cost of school fees
      • the high cost of textbooks
      • too little time between classes
      • the number of classes and credits required to graduate
      • quality of food in the cafeteria
      • access to professors
      • some other problem or complaint that many students have.
  • Finish your mascot questions and bring to class.

Today’s class

  1. Textbook p. 50 Practice 5,
  2. p. 51 Practice 6.
  3. Write the introduction and conclusion for your essay #2.
  4. Three types of arguments. essay #2 will require you to make arguments of types 2 and 3.
    1. argument of fact
    2. argument of judgment
    3. argument of policy
  5. Mascot questions.  Choose a mascot – your university’s one, or a sport team’s or your hometown’s.
    1. How do you feel about it?
    2. Do you like it? Why (not)?
    3. How was the mascot chosen?
    4. If you could create or choose a new mascot, what would it be?
    5. Why would you choose it?