Category Archives: Advanced Composition, Spring 2007

  • Week 1 & 2

    Posted on March 13, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    We’re into week two, and there’s not much to post about. There’s a mass on Thursday morning, so we’re not meeting for class on Thursday, March 15th, which is the second class of Week 2. Next week, we’ll return to structure, communication, details, and description and focus on that for a couple of more weeks. […]

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  • Weeks #3 & #4

    Posted on March 26, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Hi everyone! Last week, I gave your group an assignment: to create the most effective travel brochure possible for any destination, real or imagined. You are to use description of telling details in combination with photographs in order to make the reader — me — want to go to the place that you’re advertising. On […]

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  • Week 4, part 2

    Posted on April 1, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    This is just an update for the end of week 4: I have received your pamphlets. They’re generally excellent. My girlfriend saw them and she thought they were real pamphlets until she read one and saw my picture in it. You have a new homework assignment: you are to write a short (roughly 2 pages, […]

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  • Open Workshop #1

    Posted on April 3, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    For this first open workshop, we will look at something I have written. All students are expected to print a copy and bring it to class on Thursday, and to prepare some comments for the play. Think about spelling/grammar/vocabulary problems, suggestions for improvement, ideas about making the play more interesting, and so on. Please be kind, […]

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  • Open Workshop Files

    Posted on April 10, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Hi there! We’re having an Open Workshop on Thursday, so you should please download these files and read through them a couple of times. You’ll be giving the marked-up copies to the people who wrote the things, so please do write feedback and comments, mark it up, and most important, be prepared to talk about […]

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  • Open Workshop Files, for Thursday, May 3rd

    Posted on May 2, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Here are the files for the Open Workshop on Thursday, May 3rd. Please download the PDF files and print them. You’re expected to have read the files, marked them with your pen, prepared some thoughts and comments, and be ready to talk about them in class on Thursday! Cell Phone Mirror See you Thursday!

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  • One of the Essays

    Posted on June 6, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Here’s one of the essays for our workshop on June 7th. The other one still hasn’t been emailed to me. Open Workshop Student Essay #1 — System.pdf

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  • The Other Essay

    Posted on June 6, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Here’s the other essay. Please download, print, and read it, and have some comments ready for next class! Parents Should be the Main Role in the Sex Education of the Children (PDF)

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  • Here’s a Zip archive

    Posted on June 6, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    For students having trouble downloading the PDF files, here’s a ZIP archive that contains both essays for tomorrow. Essays for Open Workshop, June 6th 2007 (zip archive)

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  • Our Last Long Class

    Posted on June 12, 2007 by mrgord in Advanced Composition, Spring 2007.

    Here’s the handout I provided on MLA citations and quotation systems.

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